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Helen Blocker-Adams officially withdraws from mayor’s race

Helen Blocker-Adams officially withdraws from mayor’s race

In a prepared statement released this morning to the media, former mayoral candidate Helen Blocker-Adams announced that she has officially withdrawn from the mayor’s race. Below is Blocker-Adams’ statement to the public and the media: “After five days of seclusion away from television, print and radio news, social media, and the public I have had […]

Who will be Augusta’s next state senator?

Who will be Augusta’s next state senator?

When state Sen. Hardie Davis announced that he was running for mayor of Augusta last year, three local candidates — Augusta Commissioner Corey Johnson, former Richmond County Solicitor Harold Jones II and Realtor Elmyria Chivers — decided to run for his District 22 seat. If elected, any of the three candidates will be a freshman […]

Sunday Insider: Let’s get real about Helen Blocker-Adams

Sunday Insider: Let’s get real about Helen Blocker-Adams

All right, we all know this has not been a good week for mayoral candidate Helen Blocker-Adams. That’s putting it mildly. In the beginning of the week, Blocker-Adams held a news conference telling the public that she thought $70,000 in unpaid debts she owed creditors in Aiken County had been paid off. The debts were […]