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(Most) Candidates Embrace Debates

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by Lisa Ellison Editor September 2 update: Patrice Barrow accepted. McLean Godley, Angela Williams and Mayor Allen Thomas will not be participating in debates. Original story: After we at the Guardian posted this invitation to Greenville city council candidates to participate in a series of debates, I followed up with each each candidate by e-mail. I expected […]


From the Editor: Urge Candidates to Say Yes to Debates

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by Lisa Ellison Editor I don’t know about you, but I, for one, hate political campaigns. I’ve participated in the local election process in one way or another for a few cycles now. Whether I was working with a particular campaign or covering the election here in the Guardian, I’ve found the self-promotion required of […]


Voting Numbers Update

Voting Numbers Update

by Lisa Ellison Nearly 3,000 people in the county voted today by 10 a.m.. In the five hours since, another 4,062 have joined them, bringing the total number of voters in this municipal election up to 13,369 including the 6,348 who voted early. More than 10 percent of registered voters have now voted. Polls close tonight […]


Anderson-Smith Debate As it Happened

Anderson-Smith Debate As it Happened

The Benevolence Corps hosted the second of three debates at Eppes Recreation Center Tuesday Wednesday night, between District 1 incumbent councilor Kandie Smith and challenger Clinton Anderson. Below are entries made live as the session progressed. (For a chronological reading, start from the bottom.) email the editor The Greenville Guardian encourages reader participation. In an […]


Letter: Two Choices for Mayor

Letter: Two Choices for Mayor

Greenville residents have the opportunity to choose between two candidates in the upcoming municipal election. How to decide? You have a choice between someone who moved into the city only months before filing to run, won the election, and has taken every opportunity to overlay his personal preferences on city operations. His childish conduct when […]


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