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Upcoming elections on all levels hold plenty of controversy

...were lopped out of the district when lines were redrawn two years ago. Neighborhood activist Chico Pineda and Human Relations Commissioner Kent Spruill both would have made educated and vocal alternatives to Mr. Colclough, who, although he holds...
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Around town

...m. in the auditorium of Lamar Elementary School, 970 Baker Ave. Speakers will be the Rev. Larry Fryer, human relations commissioner for District 2, and Maryl F. Walters, a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship.
Ex-mayor promotes race talks

...keep moving in the right direction, keep pushing forward," he told the audience, which included several human relations commissioners. "Don't give up." The racial unity breakfast is part of a "dialogue on race" organized by Mayor Bob...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Race investigation denied

...and we would be remiss in our duties if we allow this issue to go unchallenged," said Peter Shirley, a human relations commissioner. His motion to investigate failed 3-6 and was split down racial lines. An investigation into allegations...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
New panel will focus on city's race relations

...Commission. "We should be there to build bridges and promote human relations." Charter committee members and human relations commissioners also considered annually rotating the committee's chairmanship between commissioners of different races...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Leaders expand board's authority

...government, including the sheriff's office, however, the panel is disallowed from investigating it, human relations commissioners have complained. Even though the changes have now been approved because Sheriff Ronnie Strength is an elected...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission