In light of the senseless shootings that continue to plague the
United States, the LCDP is hosting a public forum about gun
violence. Our guest speaker, Kathryn Grant, is the co-founder of the
Georgia Gun Sense Coalition, and is one of the leading advocates for
common sense gun laws in the United States. The meeting will take
place at Mama June’s restaurant, but you do not need to purchase
food to join the discussion.
This is a nonpartisan election, and all candidates are invited to speak Monday night.
Here are all the candidates who qualified for this election,
according to the Lowndes County Board of Elections.
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What’s the opposite of the public transportation LCDP advocates?
And that’s what the rural land revaluation recently done by the
Lowndes County Tax Assessors’ office appears to promote.
Lowndes County Chairman Bill Slaughter, asked for the County Commission
to do more to oppose the Sabal Trail pipeline,
said they had contacted the county’s statehouse delegation
to ask Gov. Deal to oppose that pipeline.
GA Rep. Darrel Bush Ealum
has taken the lead in talking to the governor,
and here’s a handy table
of contacts for statehouse members.
Other issues discussed included trash collection,
transportation, property taxes, fossil fuel divestment, wastewater, fracking, clean water, the Alapaha River Water Trail, and Georgia
is now the fastest growing solar market in the country.
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The state of K-12 education in Lowndes/Valdosta,
by local education leaders and teachers. facebook event.
There will be candidates for city office.
Guest speakers include
Al Rowell (Director, Technology Staff, Lowndes
James Martinez (VSU Professor of Education),
Mike Bochenko (VSU Professor of Education), and
(Teacher’s Harvest Coordinator).
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