To the editor:
It has come to my attention that Tyson Cox has declined a candidate’s forum with Dan Perkins sponsored by GEUS. The forum was to be broadcast on their network.
I want to make one thing perfectly clear. Many of you know me around town. Most everyone knows that I do not agree with any one person on every issue. I am an independent thinker with my own vision for Greenville from North to South and East to West. Because I truly want Greenville to succeed together as one, I am willing to compromise as long as progress is the name of the game. When I hear that one of two people on the only contested seat in Greenville declines a chance for us to hear what he has to offer, I get a little curious. I participate in everything I can possibly attend in this town to help make it better. I have run in the business circles here for seven years, and I have never met Tyson Cox. He is not a member of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, his business is listed in Caddo Mills, his number is a (214) area code, and I would like to know what he is all about.
Dan Perkins is a proven candidate. He has lowered our property tax rate, helped with upgrading our park system, and worked heavily on our new Traders Road. While Dan has been in office we continue to see sales tax revenue increases. These kinds of projects don’t happen overnight. They take years to develop and execute. Anyone telling me that Dan hasn’t accomplished great things for Greenville is wrong. I am not saying Tyson is a bad person. However, we do need to know what Tyson’s plans and ideas are for Greenville. If you haven’t yet voted in Precinct One, I would hold firm with a vote for Dan Perkins. I do not understand why Tyson Cox will not attend a candidate’s forum to outline his positions in a neutral atmosphere.
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