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"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
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
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
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-
Many look for history to be made in Augusta today

...campaign also reminds him of another historic election, the 1981 victory of Ed McIntyre, who became Augusta's first black mayor."That was a terribly, terribly important moment," Millender saidMcIntyre, a former county commissioner, only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-11-03/many-look-hist
Sunday event to honor Waynesboro leader

A Black History Month event will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday at Pine Hill Church, 859 Pine Hill Church Road, Waynesboro, Ga.Pauline Jenkins, the first female and first black mayor of Waynesboro, will be honored.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-30/sunday-event-honor-waynesboro
Faith Calendar

...dessert reception; (706) 228-3636BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT: Honoring Pauline Jenkins, the first female and first black mayor of Waynesboro, Ga., 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, Pine Hill, Waynesboro; (706) 554-1221PARENTING AND MARRIAGE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-02-01/faith-calendar
Commission committee OKs bridge name change for deceased general

...Norfolk-Southern line at Sixth Street be named, initially for former Augusta Mayor Ed McIntyre, the city's first black mayor.Fryer, whose agenda item Monday was to name the structure the Children Memorial Bridge, said the MLK Memorial committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-11-28/commission-committee-oks