Sidney Waters

Sidney Waters

Sidney Waters, candidate for ACC Commission, District 8

Sidney Waters, better known as “Mama Sid,” is running for ACC Commissioner in District 8.

Water’s website

Signature Issues

One of Waters’ main issues is her opposition to undocumented immigration and refugee resettlement in Athens.


Waters is the owner of Mama Sid’s Pizza. She served on the ACC Board of Education for multiple terms ending in 2008. She earned a bachelor’s in secondary education from Jacksonville State University, according to her Facebook page.

Party Affiliation

Waters consistently takes Republican primary ballots.

Interviews and Media

Right wing group Athens Classic hosted a forum on March 27, 2024 for a specific slate of candidates they support, which included Waters:

Waters went on Tim Bryant’s WGAU radio show to discuss her candidacy on April 3, 2024:

Waters was on Fox & Friends to discuss her candidacy on March 15, 2024: