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Primary Election – Get Out The Vote!

[post_text_size_changer] Folks, the time is quickly approaching… Remind your friends to vote Tuesday, May 7 for continued progress in Ward 6.
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Opening & Closing Statements from 2013 OGLCoC Wards 5, 6, & 7 Forum

The forum last night went very well. We’ve done a lot of work in Ward 6 over the past 4 years. Now, we need to continue that progress. Below are my prepared remarks: OPENING REMARKS Thank you, Mr. Teston. Mr. President, board, and members of the Orange Grove Lyman Chamber of Commerce, thank you for hosting this forum. I, especially, want to thank Ms. Pam, Ms. Barbara, and Ms. Sandy for coordinating this event. I want to thank the candidates for participating and, you, the citizens of Gulfp
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Gulfport Wards 5, 6, & 7 Political Forum

Gulfport City Council Wards 5, 6 and 7 Political Forum When: Thursday, May 2, 2013 6:00 p.m. Place: Orange Grove Community Center, 14416 Dedeaux Road Admission: Free and Open to the Public The Orange Grove/Lyman Chamber of Commerce will host a political forum for candidates running for Gulfport City Council-Wards 5, 6, and 7. The purpose of the forum is to provide an opportunity for the citizens of our community to be better informed of each candidate’s stance on relevant issues leading up
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Rebuttal of an Opponent’s Campaign Letter

PDF of Letter: 2013 Campaign Rebuttal Letter – Final April 29, 2013 Dear Resident of Ward 6, It has recently come to my attention that one of the opponents in my re-election campaign is distributing a letter which makes false claims concerning decisions that I, along with the current council and mayor, have made over the past four years. We were faced with many tough choices due to the poor financial decisions made while he was councilman for our area, but his statements are unsubstantiate
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MS Gulf Coast Honor Flight V Homecoming

This evening a most spectacular event occurred for the fifth time at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport: the concourse and lobby filled with military personnel, veterans, friends, family, and other proud Americans awaiting the arrival of the honor flight. The wonderfully talented Gracie Hays played our national anthem on violin. One word: AWESOME! I wanted two specific pictures from the event and am glad that I got both of them. I had the great honor of waiting on Mississippi Gulf Coast WWII
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Gulf Coast <3 Boston Run

Run to Support Boston Go to Facebook event page and let us know that you will participate! If you missed the Prayer Run for Boston last week, here’s another chance to “pay it forward” to Boston. Our local 2013 Boston Marathon runners have put together a plan to support the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. The run will be free to enter, but donations will be accepted. The donations will be sent to One Fund Boston, the official charity for the Boston Marathon bombing vict
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Ken Combs Pier Walk 2013

Last evening, the family of the late Gulfport Mayor Ken Combs hosted the 2nd annual Ken Combs Pier Walk. It was a moving event held on Earth Day, the birthday of Mayor Combs. Ken Combs Jr. served as emcee and reminded us that God created this earth for us to enjoy, cherish, and share with our loved ones and fellow man. State Representative Greg Haney and Ted Riemann reminded us to make things right with loved ones while they are still with us. Gulfport High JROTC Marine Corps presented the color
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Newsletter – April 7, 2013

Sewer Installation Updates The Three Rivers Road closure continues this week. Gulfport is bringing sewer services to the residents on Cruthirds Road. This is an effort to complete installation of water and sewer services to unserviced areas and fulfill a nearly two decades old promise made during the annexation of the Orange Grove area.Two manholes have to be placed along Three Rivers Road to complete this effort resulting in the daily closure of Three Rivers Road. We extended our work hours aft
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Boston Marathon Prayer Run

In support of those recovering from and in memoriam of those lost in the recent tragedy at the Boston Marathon, Lisa McCombs of Run-n-Tri and I coordinated a Prayer Run for Boston. The Mississippi Gulf Coast has experienced tragedy and shares the resolve and determination of Bostonians to be overcomers. The runners and walkers of the Coast united to show our support. Over 400 attended the event with 380 participating in the Prayer Run. Huge thanks to the 380 participants of the Prayer Run for Bo
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