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Some Question New Arena Financing Plans



Advanced voting is underway to determine if the $235 million new James Brown Arena Complex will get the green light to purchase bonds and begin construction, but some voters are skeptical about the proposed project.

The project has taken almost seven years of planning and studies. Members of the...

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  1. Being in the commercial construction industry most of my life I can assure you there will be cost over runs and many change orders on a project of this size. Mr. Thurman where can I get one of those yard signs?

  2. I will also vote NO! I am also posting NO on my FB page. As I have posted: People who do not own property and rent their houses or apartments should also be concerned. Their landlords will be forced to cover costs with rent increases.

  3. Has Mr Usry driven around the city of Augusta? Does he see the littered streets and the uncompleted city projects? The uncut grass, the vacant buildings, residential and commercial?
    I agree with Mr Thurman. Let them prove that they can take care of what Augusta has before putting more onto schedule.
    Vote NO!

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