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City approves $2.8 million for Hyde Park relocations

...appraisals of most properties were completed and 44 homes were completely demolished.Super District 9 Com missioner Marion Williams said he was glad the project moved forward but continued to push for an audit of how the initial $4.5 million was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-16/city-approves-28-million
Hyde Park relocations, audit questions return to Augusta Commission agenda

...the numerous publicly recorded real estate transactions out of a public audit until all are completed.Commissioner Marion Williams isn't giving up, however, and has three agenda items on today's commission agenda seeking more information about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-15/hyde-park-relocations-au
City Ink: Politicians stuffed with favors at potluck

...popular items was Commissioner Marion Williams' rotisseried goat which he served...about being mayor?A: Telling Marion Williams to shut up.Q: What was the...mayor you didn't do?A: Get Marion Williams to shut up.Q: Has Hardie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-12-13/city-ink-politi
Commission abandons plans to audit Hyde Park project, Housing and Community Development Department

...exception to Georgia's open meeting laws, the commission emerged to nix the audit altogether. Only Commissioner Marion Williams, who pushed to include HCD but not limit the Hyde audit, was opposed."With Hyde Park being an ongoing project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-08/commission-abandons-plan
Department heads hope to reach new year

...he's not a department head. MARION WILLIAMS WOULD LIKE TO FIRE RUDOLPH THE...context of being fired is that Marion Williams has a vendetta against her because...recently with Harris, Hasan, Marion Williams, Sias and Dennis Williams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-12-06/department-head
Commission looking to adopt 2015 budget during reconvened meeting

...Commissioner Bill Lockett said. "We should have done it before, but now we're at the midnight hour."Commissioner Marion Williams said he still had questions about unaccounted-for city funds."How can you make an assessment of what you need...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-01/commission-looking-adopt
Broader audit, more terminations sought as administration changes

...similar houses constructed for $55,000 to $60,000, said Johnson, a construction contractor.Commissioner Marion Williams, a critic of several city department heads who has repeatedly questioned why Hyde Park funds went to Laney-Walker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-05/broader-audit-more-termi
Augusta ranked lowest among Georgia cities for treatment of LGBT community

...people engage us, we certainly look forward to having a thoughtful conversation."Super District 9 Commissioner Marion Williams, a pastor, offered that he knew members of Augusta's LGBT community but had never been asked to perform a gay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-01/augusta-ranked-lowest-am
Housing, community development director Chester Wheeler resigns

...approved. The body also appointed assistant HCD Director Hawthorne Welcher to serve as interim director.Commissioner Marion Williams, who recently blasted Wheeler's handling of the Hyde Park relocation effort to create a detention pond and Wheeler's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-02/housing-community-develo
Rants & Raves

...feel so sad for those left out in frigid weather or the depth of hot summers. Please? I GET SO FED UP listening to Marion Williams, Bill Lockett and Ben Hasan talk about all the blight and dilapidated houses in East Augusta and why the taxpayers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-04/rants-raves