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School Board President Announces Mayoral Candidacy



Charlie Hannah, president of the Richmond County School Board, officially announced Thursday, July 8 his intent to run for Augusta mayor.

Speaking in the Linda W. Beazley Room at the Augusta Municipal Building, Hannah spotlighted the issues of homelessness, affordable living and labor, as well ...

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  1. He’ll be a perfect Mayoral Candidate. One of the worst—and continuing to decline—school systems in the entire state. He can do for the whole city that which he has done for the school system! Take it down some more Commissioner. Perfect.

  2. What!!! “We have to save downtown from becoming a ghost city and re-imagine the riverfront beyond a place just to walk. You deserve something better than a city where the downtown lights are off at 8, and folk are afraid to walk the streets at night.” Where has this guy been in the last 5 years? The downtown is booming with new businesses and activity. This guy is living in a time gone by. If he brings the talent that he has shown, in leading the ARC BOE, to the mayors office, Augusta is doomed!

  3. He obviously stays locked up, downtown is just getting started at 8:pm with some of the best venues in Augusta. Why would we elect someone Mayor that under his leadership has caused our schools to decline.

  4. His campaign issues are “homelessness, affordable living and labor, as well as education.” No details available or provided about how he will accomplish his vague agenda. No mention of reviewing and revising county procedures and policies to ensure taxpayer’s money is accounted for and responsibly spent? No pledge to root out corruption, incompetence, nepotism, and favoritism? No promise to comply with Sunshine and Freedom of Information Access laws? Different face, same crap, same results.

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