Stories by Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Letter: Choices will move city forward

I sincerely believe the above-named people I have recommended, and SPLOST, will move Augusta in a positive direction.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Friday, March 14, 2014

Letter: Vote yes on next SPLOST

I already have started campaigning for tax package's passage, and hope my friends and neighbors will see the importance to vote yes May 20.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013

Letter: Back affordable care for all

The intent and purpose of the act, however, is simply to provide affordable quality health care to all Americans regardless of income or status in life.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Letter: What are we going to do?

If we don't work to solve some of our interracial and intraracial problems, we are going to leave our country in bad shape for future generations.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Letter: Superintendent is superb

We are very fortunate to have Roberson lead our public school system.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013

Letter: Black citizens legendary

I would like to pay tribute to two area natives who rose from humble beginnings and made significant contributions to our country and town.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013

Letter: Honor King

As I have done for several years, I have chosen to make contributions to agencies that provide services to youth.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012

All citizens can give thanks

By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012

Letter: Make Roundtree sheriff

This election will determine whether crime in our area will continue to grow or be reduced.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Monday, Sept. 3, 2012

Letter: Stop protest and move on

Let us show Dr. Azziz that we Augustans are "cool."
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Letter: Obamacare rightly upheld

Voters who are self-thinkers and educate themselves about issues will re-elect Obama.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Letter: Thank government workers

There are many dedicated and productive public servants who fill many of our various needs daily.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012

Letter: Reach out to returning vets

I suggest we salute and honor returning veterans by having a citywide parade, and help them gain meaningful employment.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011

Letter: Christmas is about giving

Though I miss my wife dearly, I thank God for the 42 years we shared and the many things I learned from her.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011

Letter: Is this really the America we want?

We are all Americans, but some Republicans seem to overlook the poor and middle class.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Letter: Wealth disparity prompts civil unrest

This isn't wealth envy. This is about growing income and wealth disparity among Americans.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Letter: Make Augusta a model of diversity

The media need to stop discrediting the black commissioners for being objective about issues.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Letter: Government offers more good than ill

Instead of bashing government, we should focus on stopping some Americans stealing from their fellow Americans.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011

Guest Column: Beloved leader shaped Augusta's black history

As we celebrate Black History Month in February, I want to bring attention to a great leader and man of God -- the late Rev. Nathaniel Thomas Young Sr.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010

Letter: Local voters look forward to progress

My hat is off to our mayor for his previous accomplishments, and the citizens anticipate even more progress in the next four years.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.
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Augusta Commission votes 7-0 to raise property taxes

Augusta commissioners broke a seven-year trend Wednesday and agreed 7-0 to raise property taxes by 1.75 mills to cover a deficit and provide employees a small bonus.
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