Voters will decide in November on whether to allow for a one-half penny sales tax to replace the current James Brown Arena with a new 10,000 seat arena, and as a music lover and former touring musician, I support the measure.

Now, I voted against the last referendum because the entire burden was being placed on property owners in Richmond County, but the sales tax spreads that burden out to anyone who buys a soda at the convenience store.

There are actually a multitude of reasons for us to go ahead and get the new arena project rolling.

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