Opinion Columns & Blogs

October 20, 2013

OEDEL: Pare sooner, not later

Initially, some envisioned a prospective Macon-Bibb as a political Frankenstein that would be stitched together unnaturally across race and class lines and zapped into life by a gang of evil masterminds. But that scary caricature lost some of its force when a healthy majority of citizens in both the city and county voted to consolidate the governments and reduce the combined cost by 20 percent.

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