Letters to the Editor
McDavid's talents, courage and ethics have been demonstrated while as hospital chairman and as mayor.
The other candidates have not demonstrated very specific knowledge of city government. That should raise a big red flag to anyone who cares about effective representation and efficient governance.
Ian Thomas supports job growth and public safety. He has fresh ideas and takes a long view on infrastructure questions that involve transportation.
Ian Thomas is familiar with causes of concern to the city and has proven fiscal responsibility with public money.
Ian Thomas could represent well the residents of Columbia's Fourth Ward.
Columbia resident Pack Matthews advises local citizens to vote in the upcoming city council and mayoral election April 2.
Ian Thomas will bring local, national and international experience to Columbia City Council.
Bob McDavid had a successful first term and should be elected so he can continue helping Columbia move forward.
Ian Thomas has thoughtful and energetic ideas that would benefit the whole city.
Sid Sullivan has the education, decision-making skills and focus needed to be an effective mayor.
Ian Thomas is able to use analytical problem solving and people skills to bring stakeholders together to find common solutions, two Columbia residents write.
Ian Thomas' character, intellect and experience ensure he'd be the clear choice for the Fourth Ward City Council seat.
One of Bob McDavid's colleagues said he thinks McDavid's analytical skills would make him a good mayor for as long as he wants to work.
We must do something to address how our over-reliance on imported coal affects the health of our children.
Vehicle drivers often lack the know-how and consideration required to safely share the road with motorcyclists. Some drivers do not pay enough attention while driving to identify motorcyclists on the road before making lane changes and other vehicle maneuvers.
Ian Thomas is a person of intelligence, education and wide experience, and he cares about the environment.
Sales taxes impose more upon the poor and working class than upon the well-to-do.
Ian Thomas will bring a fresh set of ideas on how to deal with public transportation needs along with addressing rapid growth with theconsensus of all voters in the Fourth Ward.
The decision of whether or not to take birth control is a decision for women to make, not their employers.