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Police inquiry stirs tensions

...targeting and profiling." "New Ellenton is typically and historically has been a racially divided city, period," said Axel Adams, a regional director for the group who was a New Ellenton councilman in the late 1980s. Chief McMillan's supporters...
Blacks find home in South

...investigation by the town council into complaints about Police Chief Van McMillan. The council dropped the matter. But Axel Adams, a former member of New Ellenton's town council who is now the Southern regional director for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's...
Chief avoids council discipline

...several residents have contacted the Rev. Jesse Jackson's Rainbow/PUSH civil rights organization in Atlanta, said Axel Adams, a regional director for the group who served as a New Ellenton councilman in the late 1980s. "New Ellenton, typically...
Despite hardships, Jackson rolls on

...of Civil War soldiers are decorated with Confederate flags. "That's how the reverend is," PUSH Deputy Director Axel Adams says. "His life is always in danger, and he doesn't let that stop him or us." Inside, the Rev. Jackson asks...
Gospel journey

...director's hope of getting noticed and signed to a recording contract is not unrealistic, said Rainbow/PUSH Deputy Director Axel Adams, a former local prodigy who now works with the Jackson organization. At 22, Mr. Adams was the first black elected...
Metro | Silver Bluff High School
Paved with good intentions

...Greendale is practically in the backyard of town hall and people have begged for years to get their streets paved said Axel Adams. Mr. Adams is the state adviser for the NAACP and for four months served as interim mayor when former Mayor Randy Shaw...
Councilman plans Minorities Network Function

AIKEN - Axel Adams says networking with professionals and business owners opened many doors of opportunity for him that in the past would have ordinarily...
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Home front: Activist began career as New Ellenton youth

Axel Adams learned to take a stand in New Ellenton. The man responsible for running the day-to-day operations of the Rev. Jesse Jackson's...
Metro | Aiken High School
Additional business news

...Saturday sponsored by the Minorities Network, which was organized in December 1992 by former New Ellenton City Councilman Axel Adams. The group promotes networking among professionals, businesses and others. From 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, the group...
Dispute interests activist

...PUSH Coalition said. "Reverend Jackson is quite aware of the situation, and he is interested in the outcome," said Axel Adams, a New Ellenton native and the deputy director of Rainbow/PUSH. "We're not taking any sides. We're just hoping...
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