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Augusta is full of top turkeys

...Annual Turkey of the Year Awards, but I went on vacation in 2006, so I just let the reigning turkey, Mayor Pro Tem Marion Williams, hold on to the honor a second year. It just seemed to be fitting since he'd held on to the mayor pro tem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2010-11-20/augusta-full-to
City Ink | Metro | City Ink
Commission's gentlemen have agreements

...Willie Mays, who is black, was appointed to serve as interim mayor until an election could be held. Then Mayor Pro Tem Marion Williams, who is black, said he was going to resign as mayor pro tem in accordance with the gentleman's agreement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2010-12-04/commissions-gen
City Ink | Metro | City Ink
Farewell, readers, and happy trails

...Roundtree to the FBI academy in Quantico, Va., and posted from there. And, of course, former Augusta Mayor Pro Tem Marion Williams will now and forever be Turkey of the Year Emeritus. AND IT'S A DRAW! I have it on good authority that Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/16/cit_483691.shtml
City Ink | Coliseum Authority
Commission costs no surprise

...expenses are in line with expectations. "I work. I'm on it. I travel. I'm doing my job," former Mayor Pro Tem Marion Williams said. "We get a half a day's pay for a whole day's work." About half the costs - $175,184 - are for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/14/met_112484.shtml
Metro | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
What you pay depends on where you live

...favor of approving the separate billing system, but he was opposed by Commissioner Jerry Brigham and then-Mayor Pro Tem Marion Williams. "There is no perfect plan," Mr. Cheek said. "We've kicked it around for over two years ..." After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/07/met_111631.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Issues to get attention at last

At today's Augusta Commission meeting, Mayor Pro Tem Marion Williams might get the title he wanted in January but doesn't want now, and the board will discuss how you'll be billed for garbage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/19/met_109083.shtml
Metro | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Commission gets heated over travel budget talks

...item came up at last week's finance committee meeting, Commissioners Betty Beard, Calvin Holland and Mayor Pro Tem Marion Williams were loaded for bear. Mrs. Beard led the charge, quizzing Mr. Bowles about why he was quoted in last week's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/17/cit_108882.shtml
City Ink | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Across the area

...lot toward Cox Road with the money, the report stated. Williams to run for mayor pro tem again Augusta Mayor Pro Tem Marion Williams said Tuesday he will seek the job again next year because commissioners did not officially elect him this year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/13/met_108203.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Crime | Richmond County Crime
Travel budget causes a fight

...to Reno, Nev., for the League of Cities conference, Commissioners Betty Beard and Calvin Holland and Mayor Pro Tem Marion Williams defended the trip and told the ones who didn't go they should have been there. Mrs. Beard led the charge against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/12/met_108056.shtml
Metro | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Legal counsel stirs debate

...Holland were on their way to Reno, Nev., for a League of Cities conference. Mrs. Beard, Mr. Holland, Mayor Pro Tem Marion Williams and Commissioners Johnny Hatney and Andy Cheek say they want a department that is exclusively in-house because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/08/met_107628.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission