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...


RICHMOND COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT TRADE NAME REGISTRATION Bob Young, does hereby certify that they are conducting a business at 2103 Summer Hill Lane in the city of Augusta, county of Richmond...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Former senator's love of music will be remembered

...reporter's dream come true.I know that a young news reporter for WBBQ-AM radio station and later Augusta mayor named Bob Young always would drop by in the morning as often would popular political columnist and county government reporter Margaret...

Historic buildings on committee agenda

...Annex" at the 1 p.m. committee meeting, and 12 people had joined the event by mid-afternoon Monday.Former Mayor Bob Young, who as chairman of the Urban Redevelopment Agency has spoken against the proposed demolitions, questioned whether sufficient...

Commission delays action on demolition of historic buildings as Urban Redevelopment Agency joins fight

...but you can't react to something like this in two weeks, a month. It takes time to pull it together."Former Mayor Bob Young turned up pressure on the city Tuesday with a letter questioning the demolition plans.Young, the chairman of the Urban...

Facing the giants: Dangerous Goliaths lurk in government's shadows

Whether our money or our property is at stake, we must be ready to stand up to the many Goliaths we face.

Bailing out of trouble with bale of corrections

...cruise "enjoying our trip: lovely sights, wonderful food, interesting people from all over the country."Gwen and Bob Young are having a wonderful spring break in Memphis where they plan to take the City of New Orleans train down to New Orleans...

Urban Redevelopment Agency OKs tighter rules for oversight of Laney-Walker and other projects

...Agency take "a more active role" in its oversight of millions in bond-funded construction projects, agency Chairman Bob Young said.But the agency "has no intention of managing" the Laney-Walker and Bethlehem redevelopment initiative, the...

Children in poverty need a rescue line to pull toward a brighter future

These are kids who can't dream big dreams and have to settle for just getting through life one step at a time.

Augusta's Hardie Davis not first to seek added mayoral power

...to 1999. "Absolutely you cannot have 10 people running any one business, and that's what you still have today."Bob Young, the mayor from 1999 to 2005, appeared at Davis' Feb. 20 announcement with a general idea about Davis' intentions...