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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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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-05-21/hardie-welcome-voters
Davis wins mayor's race with 75 percent of vote

...knew the results favored him."It's over tonight," he said.Davis becomes Augusta's first black mayor since consolidation and first black mayor since Ed McIntyre's election in 1981. He succeeds term-limited Deke Copenhaver.After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-05-20/davis-wins-may
"Civil Rights Movement in Augusta" exhibit now open to public

...fields.One exhibit contained a tie and pair of cuff links worn by the late Ed McIntyre, who became Augusta's first black mayor in 1981. Another shared the biography of Rich ard A. Dent, the first black man from Richmond County since Reconstruction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-01/civil-rights-movement-august
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/25/met_276005.shtml
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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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Augusta mayoral candidate Helen Blocker-Adams says she'll bring different dynamic to office

...eventual winner Deke Copenhaver over Interim Mayor Willie Mays, who would have become the consolidated government's first black mayor.Q: How would Augusta be different if you had been elected mayor in 2005?A: Augusta would be a more unified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-21/augusta-mayora
Group hopes for renaissance of MLK's old school

...shaping the nation's future leaders, graduates said in interviews.Besides King, the school educated Atlanta's first black mayor, Maynard Jackson, civil rights activist and presidential adviser Vernon Jordan, construction and real estate businessman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-08/group-hopes-renaissance-mlks-