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Smiley Responds to Boardman’s “12 Tax Increases”

Smiley Responds to Boardman’s “12 Tax Increases”

Editor’s note: District 4 challenger Terry Boardman, during the public comment period in a Greenville City Council meeting in September, first presented a list of 12 “tax increases” he claimed the current city council instituted. The Greenville Guardian linked to Boardman’s list in this report on the D4 race, published earlier this month. Rick Smiley, the D4 incumbent who running […]


(Most) Candidates Embrace Debates

photo: City of Greenville

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 […]


Election 2015: Blackburn on Local Business and Economic Investment

Marion Blackburn, District 3

Editor’s note: Today, the first day of filing for municipal elections, brought six hopefuls to the Board of Elections. Terry Boardman, who is challenging Rick Smiley for District 4 was the only person not currently serving to file. Incumbents Mayor Allen Thomas, at-large councilor Calvin Mercer, D4’s Smiley, D3’s Marion Blackburn and D1’s Kandie Smith […]


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