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City Ink | The Augusta Chronicle

...his thoughts about Augusta politics. Saturday, Aug 2, 2014 When Mayor Deke Copenhaver's meeting to recommend a new city administrator convened behind closed doors Wednesday, there were only five votes to hire Oscar Rodriguez, not the eight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink
Sylvia Cooper | The Augusta Chronicle

...his thoughts about Augusta politics. Saturday, Aug 2, 2014 When Mayor Deke Copenhaver's meeting to recommend a new city administrator convened behind closed doors Wednesday, there were only five votes to hire Oscar Rodriguez, not the eight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/sylvia-cooper
Rants & Raves

...incredible and increasing volume of traffic now in the area is totally irresponsible. MY HUSBAND SUGGESTED naming the new city goats after the city commissioners, but I told him that wouldn't be fair to the goats. After all, the goats aren't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-29/rants-raves
Another broken law

...have not addressed the rampant waste of money by the Augusta Commission.There was $25,000 spent on a search for a new city administrator. I assume that this number is only for the search firm, and all costs for travel for interviews should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-28/another-broken-law
Kevin Love committed to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the long haul

...forward if he wanted to play with him in Cleveland."I'm in," Love told James. For the long haul.Getting used to a new city and new team after being acquired by the Cavaliers on Saturday, Love said he's committed to winning an NBA title with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-26/kevin-love-committed-clevelan
'Get on Up' tickets stir trouble within commission

...friends and punish your enemies. Of course, Augusta politics has always been that way, but who'd think the vote on a new city administrator would go as cheaply as two movie tickets? "LOWDOWN POPCORN": Eve ry body knows the tickets are the cheapest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-08-09/get-tickets-sti
Rants & Raves

...Twenty-seven amendments. Confusion abounds. Misery reigns. THE BUNGLING continues. The discontinuing of the search for a new city administrator is nothing short of disgusting. The commission members are acting just like a bunch of children in kindergarten...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-10/rants-raves
Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver foiled again

When Mayor Deke Copenhaver's meeting to recommend a new city administrator convened behind closed doors Wednesday, there were only five votes to hire Oscar Rodriguez, not the eight he said he'd been promised.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-07-26/augusta-mayor-d
Kick back, wait for the news this week in Augusta

...the news coming up this week, such as:? Runoff election results? Augusta Commission members meeting to choose a new city administrator? What, if anything, the Paine College Board of Trustees will do concerning the push by disaffected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-07-19/kick-back-wait-
Mayor-elect Hardie Davis prepared to wait his turn

...suggestion that some projects ? such as the hiring of a new city administrator and development of a replacement sales tax...forward.Q: Will you have input in the selection of a new city administrator?A: With what's going on right now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-24/mayor-elect-hardie-davis