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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-26/former-denv
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
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-
"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
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
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
History will be made when Augusta's next mayor is elected

Augusta's next mayor will make a bit of history, as one of the three men and two women vying for the office of mayor will be the first black mayor in the history of the consolidated government.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-08/history-will-be-made-whe
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-