Leaders recall consolidated government's start

...relatively new to the council and "probably the best and brightest from the city," Todd said. Former county commissioners Willie Mays, Freddie Handy, J.B. Powell and Henry Brigham, who died in 2004, joined Todd and former county commissioner Jerry...

Alex Rodriguez passes Willie Mays on home run list with 661st homer

NEW YORK - Alex Rodriguez passed Willie Mays for fourth place on the career homer list, connecting...saying, "661 Home Runs. Alex Rodriguez just surpassed Willie Mays for sole possession of 4th place on baseball's all-time...

A-Rod might not get $6 million from Yankees for tying Willie Mays at 660 home runs

...York Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Willie Mays at 660 for fourth place on the career list.Rodriguez signed a $275 million, 10-year contract with the team in...

Lee Beard legacy lives on at dedication of new Augusta Commission chamber

...That we, in this chamber, can work together in spite of our differences."Former Commissioner and interim Mayor Willie Mays recalled Beard as his partner in the newly consolidated government 20 years ago.He and Beard were the only two representatives...

Trinity Christian Methodist Episcopal Church marks 175th anniversary

...Georgia Demo cratic Party, was a member of Trinity, as was her son, for mer city councilman and for mer Mayor pro-tem Willie Mays. In 1972, Trinity Manor was built on Barton Chapel Road and dedicated as an outreach project of the church. "The...

Postseason stories take shape

...Yankees' lineup early. Shifted from third base to designated hitter, he hit .250 with 33 homers and 86 RBI. He passed Willie Mays for fourth on the career home run list, reached 3,000 hits and settled a dispute with the team over a marketing payment...

Vote for Willie Mays' vast experience

I am supporting Willie Mays for mayor. I see no need to put Georgia's...people the voters have put down there. Willie Mays received a great majority vote from...Let's go with what we know. A vote for Willie Mays is surely a step in the right direction...

Willie Mays will unite Augusta

I wholeheartedly endorse Willie Mays for mayor of Augusta, and ask voters to give him the majority...the polls Tuesday and help create a dynamic Augusta. A vote for Willie Mays will be a vote for one Augusta. Tracy E. Williams Jr., Augusta

Vote for Willie Mays - and experience

...are going to prevail in the governance of this city. Willie Mays has these attributes. I encourage the voters of Augusta to return to the polls Dec. 6 and elect Willie Mays mayor. Reggie Williams, Augusta

Bonds ties Willie Mays with 660th homer

SAN FRANCISCO -- Barry Bonds hit his 660th home run Monday to tie godfather Willie Mays for third on baseball's career list. Bonds connected in the fifth inning on a 3-1 pitch from Milwaukee's Matt Kinney and...