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Atlanta's airport renamed for first black mayor

ATLANTA -- Atlanta's airport will be renamed to honor the city's first black mayor, Maynard Jackson, making the sprawling complex Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The city council voted 12-2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/21/met_397898.shtml
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Memorials planned for Atlanta's first black mayor

...Airport? City officials are exploring renaming all or part of the bustling airport for Maynard Jackson, Atlanta's first black mayor, who died Monday. The city council plans to appoint a committee to look for things to name after Jackson, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/25/met_379414.shtml
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Former Denver mayor speaks at chamber's annual meeting

...Thursday night during the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce annual meeting.Wellington Webb, elected as Denver's first black mayor in 1991, said the keys to a burgeoning downtown district start with providing public safety, quality education...

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Former Denver mayor to speak at upcoming Augusta chamber event

...8 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center off Reynolds Street.Webb became Denver's first black mayor in 1991 and remained in office for 12 years.As mayor, Webb oversaw an investment of $7 billion in infrastructure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-02/former-denv
McIntyre's fall was felt by all

Augusta was still basking in the glow of electing its first black mayor when Mallory Millender went to the Municipal Building to talk to...people have to say about the impact McIntyre had on Augusta as its first black mayor here.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/17/met_524258.shtml
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Savannah council gets first black majority

SAVANNAH -- Four years after the election of Floyd Adams Jr. as Savannah's first black mayor, this week's victory of a Savannah State University administrator has given the city council its first black majority. Edna...

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Perdue criticized for lowering flags for Maddox, not for Jackson

...immediately doing the same for Maynard Jackson, Atlanta's first black mayor. The governor's office insisted they were just...of heart failure at the age of 65. He became the first black mayor of a major Southern city in 1974 and pioneered the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/26/met_379533.shtml
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Top stories of 2014: Augusta mayor's race historic, controversial

...start dates for the newly elected earlier after it convenes Jan. 12.By then, Augusta will have inaugurated its first black mayor since the city and Richmond Coun ty consolidated in 1996. (Ed McIntyre was elected mayor in 1981 before consolidation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-21/top-stories-2014-augusta
Augusta woman takes civic duty to heart

...as an at-home nursing assistant, while raising her two sons.In 1981, Ed McIntyre, who would be elected the first black mayor of Augusta before consolidation, approached Woodley about volunteering at his rallies, she said."I accepted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-03/augusta-woman-
A Hardie welcome from voters

...Augusta on Tuesday, and voters made a superb choice. With a 75 percent share of votes counted, Davis became the first black mayor-elect under the city's consolidated government."This is as much your victory as it is mine," Davis told...

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