My Brother's Keeper initiative gets underway

...here," Barnes said.No Augusta mayor has ever exhibited such an outreach to the city's youth, said former Mayor Bob Young, whose outreach included scholarships and relationships with schools, but no citywide program.The program isn't...

Deke Copenhaver | The Augusta Chronicle

...March 4, 2010 Deke Copenhaver First elected in a Dec. 6, 2005, runoff to fill the unexpired term of former mayor Bob Young, Mr. Copenhaver won election to a full term in November 2006 with 65 percent of the vote. In his 2006 campaign...

Will Mayor Hardie Davis continue open-door policy?

...continuation of the open-door policy practiced by Davis' predecessors, Bar becue Baron Larry Scon yers; Anchorman Bob Young and Boy King Deke Copen haver. So I e-mailed Davis, asking for job titles for his new employees and whether walk-ins...

Saving Augusta's old buildings is splendid way to preserve history

The people, places and events that define our city are worth remembering. Saving an old building is one way.

Copenhaver served as mayor for nine years without controversy

...leadership style has dogged Copenhaver since he won his first run for the office in 2005 to serve out the remaining term of Bob Young, who resigned to accept a presidential appointment with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He...

Harrell Tiller, longtime political figure, dies

...people," Bowman said. "He knew how to get things done ... He was the last of the South Augusta Mafia."Former Mayor Bob Young, a young Augusta TV reporter during Tiller's prominence, called Tiller "one of the more entertaining members of the...

Augusta officials heap praise on Mayor Deke Copenhaver at Toast & Roast

...Deke is by far the shortest. I greatly appreciate that. I had to stand on my toes when I got my picture made with Bob Young and Willie Mays."Whenever I got angry, whenever I got upset, whenever I got fired, I used to go talk to Deke. He...

Few appear qualified

Bob Young's Oct. 26 column ("The 'M' word: Why aren't more politicians talking about our money?") was dead-on. I couldn't...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Oka'Chaffa Indian Festival in new spot, at new price

...recording artist Dick Flood) who co-founded the festival with part-Cherokee Chipa Wolfe and former Augusta Mayor Bob Young originally to promote Phinzy Swamp Nature Park.Oka'Chaffa means "one water" in Chickasaw and is a reference to the...

City Ink: Talk of roids is all the rage in Augusta

...habits.""I'm against any tax right now," said Greenbaum."I think it's all wet," said former Augusta Mayor Bob Young. BUT WHERE THERE'S ROIDS, THERE'S RAGE: The Richmond County Sheriff's Office didn't have enough deputies...