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Sylvia Cooper: Candidates make their cases at the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce forums

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Since only the spouses, relatives and a few close friends of the candidates for mayor and commission watched the recent Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce forums, I felt obligated to tune i...

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10 COMMENTS

  1. Let’s not forget Marion went to Washington and basically said Augusta was horrible and Chief Few was awesome..which turned out to be a huge lie and Few was run out of town from there too..I actually watered it down..what he said was way more hateful and doesn’t sound like a stalwart for the city he wants to be Mayor of..

  2. YES!!! Change the charter/ consolidation and have only five(5) district commissioners and one(1) city administrator, and dissolve the mayors office. Too many chiefs and not enough Indians. IMHO.

  3. It doesn’t matter who sits in the Mayor’s office! Because the EGOS of the 6 commissioners in charge run the show. The Mayor Pro-Tem has more power than the Mayor. Voters be more mindful of who elect as a commissioner!

  4. I have a copy of an absentee ballot I have been getting peoples views on as to who I am voting for. I appreciate all the insight you give on our local government. Hopefully I can vote for the right person to look after the people and Augusta instead of themselves. Thanks for all your help in presenting the facts as told. My favorite columnist!!!

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