The candidates were almost unanimous on
SPLOST VII and
how to prevent JK situations,
but more varied on other questions.
Roy Copeland, billed as “Valdosta attorney”
(but perhaps known better to LAKE readers as VLCIA board member and former Chairman)
was the moderator,
Valdosta Fire Chief and
Thirty Club member
They took questions from the audience and recognized their host,
Pastor Floyd Rose of Serenity Church.
You may wonder as I do why city council candidates were answering
about graduation rates.
J.C. Cunningham, running for statehouse district 175,
says vote No on the charter school amendment.
At the 30 Club Political Forum at Serenity Church School Monday,
he was asked about differences from his opponent, and
Vote No on the charter school amendment —J.C. Cunningham for GA House District 175
Political Forum, 30 Club
Video by John S. Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE),
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, 22 October 2012.
This amendment was put on for
one reason and one reason only,
because there are powers that did not get their way
and it was strictly for money-grubbing, for-profit charter corporations
that would further take money away from
our Department of Education.