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Augusta's 5 mayoral candidates participate in forum

...that the next mayor will "get right to work with your current mayor, your current commissioners" and enjoy seven months...questioned Mason's role in job creation, adding that current Mayor Deke Copenhaver "has done some significant things...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-25/augustas-5-mayoral-candidates-parti
The 'Powers' of Augusta Mayor

...exactly the mayor does or is supposed to do. I've read the platforms of those seeking the office, and I read about current Mayor Deke Copenhaver's legacy (a word I've never liked). And it all reminds me a lot of that movie Napoleon Dynamite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/gregory-gelpi/2014-02-11/powers-a
Rants & Raves

...BLOCKER-ADAMS seems like a very pleasant lady, but she strikes me as too much "sunshine and lollipops," like the current mayor. Augusta needs a real leader in the mayor's office who will take controversial stands and do what is right, not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-09/rants-raves
Ed Koch, former NY mayor, dies

...Koch, a Democrat, crossed party lines to support him and spoke at the Republican convention. He also endorsed current Mayor Michael Bloomberg's re-election efforts at a time when Bloomberg was a Republican. Koch described himself as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2013-02-01/ed-koch-former-ny-mayor-di
Meeting attendance rate of Augusta commissioners varies

...537 annually based on seniority and experience, plus expenses, most in addition to their full-time jobs. The current mayor pro-tem, Joe Bowles, draws $23,000 while the mayor earns $75,845.Attendance demands on Mayor Deke Copenhaver...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-08-04/meeting-attendance-rate-
Years later, question persists: Why didn't I run for mayor again?

...was helping to build unity and continuity during a delicate time in local politics in Augusta.My endorsement of our current mayor was based on his platform being similar to mine, and that he also represented fresh, new ideas; a new face; and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-08-19/years-later-ques
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers: THE RANT ABOUT the RVs in Blythe: The laws have been on the books for years. The current mayor is just starting to enforce them. He is not picking on any homeless people. I LIVE IN SOUTH AUGUSTA. When we walk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-04-21/rants-raves
Augusta native Norwood holds out hope for victory

...Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. He was seen by many as the heir apparent to the Jackson legacy, which also includes current Mayor Shirley Franklin. Odie Donald considered voting for both candidates, but ultimately went with Reed, whom he also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2009-12-02/augusta-native-norwood-h
Government | Government
Race likely a key issue in Atlanta mayoral runoff

...The City Too Busy to Hate," has had black mayors since Sam Massell, the last white mayor, was defeated in 1973. Current Mayor Shirley Franklin became the city's first female mayor in 2002 and is barred from seeking a third term. Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2009-11-30/race-likely-key-issue-at
Government | Government
Streetcars on the ballot amid trolley revival

...10-mile line that could cost $400 million will help boost downtown's fortunes; last month, he voted to override the current mayor's veto of a $4.5 million engineering study. The streetcar is one of the few areas where the two Charlotte candidates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/03/liv_554195.shtml
Life & style | Downtown Trolley