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...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Oka' Chaffa Indian Festival to move to new location

...day," Wolfe said in a recent e-mail.The move was necessitated by festival co-founder and former Augusta Mayor Bob Young's retirement from the Phinizy Swamp Center for Water Sciences (as it is now known).The park's board of directors...

Say 'no' to higher taxes

The mayor and commission should show some backbone, just say "no" to the property tax increase and act like grown-ups with money they did not earn.

Past generations of so-called 'unattended' children turned out just fine

...What's my point? We could just stop and think: "There but for the grace of God go I." (The writer ? a lifelong resident of Augusta ? was first lady of Augusta to former Mayor Bob Young, and is a licensed real estate broker.)

Dee Griffin hired as Augusta Fire Department's public information officer

...Fisk University and a journalism master's program at Northwestern University, co-anchored for WJBF with former mayor Bob Young during the mid-1990s. She went on to stations in Hartford, Conn., Kansas City, Mo., and Memphis, where she stayed...

Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver foiled again

...the white commissioners."On the subject of trust, Elam said you have to build trust between people, and panelist Bob Young, former Augusta mayor, said, "Remember back when the Chamber of Commerce put together this trust initiative, and...

Is racism the problem in Augusta's government? No -- it's everything but

Government discourse has gotten way too contentious - and personal.

Rants & Raves

...will send you a bottle of hand sanitizer. Don't you see those doggies want you to pet them? Shame on you. I THINK BOB Young needs to have his haircut to a reasonable length ? not GI length, but enough to make it presentable. I think it looks...

Redevelopment board likes look of Laney-Walker

...presentation by Housing and Com mu nity Development Director Chester Wheeler, there were plenty of questions from board members Bob Young, the former Augusta mayor; downtown activist Brad Owens; Broad Street businesswoman Bonnie Ruben; and Libertarian party...

Rants & Raves

...the third time. Has no one at GRU ever heard of a mean watch dog? HARDIE DAVIS PROMISED to add more bus routes, but Bob Young made the same promise. When I reminded him about it, he said that they were federally funded and he had to do what the...