Hip! Hip! Hooray!
Absolutely amazing! The grass roots effort, outspent by a 10 to 1 margin, defeat the CUEE effort by 4 to 1! That’s what it’s all about! This is what democracy looks like!
Thanks to all the put in the time and effort and showed up at the polls. Now I hope we can have a serious discussion about the education of our children in Valdosta. Y’all in the county can, too.
It looked like a landslide, and it was:
In other news, the mayoral vote almost voted that of four years ago. John W. Gayle will be the new Mayor of Valdosta with 57.3%.
Ben H. Norton retains his Valdosta City Council Seat with 76.56%.
Sunday sales of alcohol in Valdosta won with 52.3%. A similar alcohol referendum won in Lake Park with 65.99%.
It looks like Ben Futch will be the new Mayor of Lake Park with 54.85%.
Sandy Sherrill, Russell H. Lane, Paul Mulkey, and Roanald Carter will apparently be on the Lake Park City Council.
In Dasher, Edwin R. Smith will be City Council P3 and Donald J. Bryan will be P2.
In Hahira, Ralph Clendenin retains his City Council seat.
The school referendum details: Continue reading
On CUEE’s board web page there’s a link,back in August. It now gets 404 “No Such URL at This Domain”.
So what’s going on? Did CUEE’s website get termites, and we should trust the public schools to a group that can’t keep track of its own supporters? Or have some of CUEE’s supporters defected Continue reading