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A former political opponent filed an ethics complaint against Macon City Council Member Elaine Lucas.
Reverend Victor Hunt says a recent Facebook post on Lucas' page is personally attacking him.
Lucas' Facebook post talks about a minister who is behind in child support,
with a drug problem and who is supporting a Democratic candidate.
Hunt feels they are personal attacks and false accusations that have nothing to do with her campaign.
Hunt believes Lucas' comment goes back to 2007, when Hunt ran against her for council. He says Lucas has asked him on different occasions for his support, but he has chosen to support her opponent, Chris Horne.
Hunt says, "...my complaint is this, I have to do this from a ministerial perspective as a minister and I believe comments like this are an attempt to discredit my ministry, to discredit my calling and for that reason I felt obligated to take a stand against this."
He wants a public apology from Lucas.
The State Ethics Commission will make a decision within the next three days whether to investigate or reject the complaint.
41 NBC tried to contact Elaine Lucas, but were not able to get a response.
In what he called his "Six Month Pledge" city council candidate Chris Horne promised to take big steps in the revitalization of East Macon. He says his opponent Elaine Lucas has not done enough to improve East Macon's image.
Horne said he hopes to duplicate the success stories of Beall's Hill and Lynmore Estates. He plans to establish a "Blight Watch" Group with two purposes: to help the city focus its resources where the problems are and to improve the physical appearance of East Macon.
Horne proposes turning the 4-acre lot at Woolfolk St. & Norris St. into a park, as well as the 3-acre lot on Woolfolk St. by Fort Hawkins into a community garden.
"We have houses up and down Fort Hill, Sunnydale and Sparkle just falling apart--boarded up," said Horne. "No one wants to live next to stuff like that...no one should have to, and I think just making that step in that direction, especially something that is city conrtolled, would make a huge difference."
Horne pledged to meet his goals within the first six months of office.
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