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Augusta mayoral candidate Helen Blocker-Adams says she'll bring different dynamic to office

...criticism after a 2005 run for mayor. Finishing third, she endorsed 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-21/augusta-mayora
Bobby Cox, Greg Maddux tour Hall of Fame together

...filled out when he announced Bobby Thomson's winning home run to beat the Dodgers in a 1951 playoff game with rookie Willie Mays in the on-deck circle."Willie was hitting seventh," Cox said. "That's amazing."Maddux then asked if he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-24/bobby-cox-greg-maddux-to
History will be made when Augusta's next mayor is elected

...elected a black county commissioner, Ed McIntyre, mayor in 1981, and former Augusta-Richmond County Commissioner Willie Mays served as interim mayor for six months after the resignation of former Mayor Bob Young, the 18-year-old consolidated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-08/history-will-be-made-whe
With four pastors on ballot, Augusta might have a prayer

...is there?Candidate Helen Blocker-Adams is the only veteran of a mayoral contest, having come in third behind Willie Mays and Deke Co pen haver in 2005. The next year, she challenged state Rep. Quincy Murphy for his House seat and lost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-03-08/four-pastors-ba
Henry Aaron celebrates 80 in style, with an honor most never dream of - a portrait in the Smithsonian

...Selig also talked of the overdue acceptance of Aaron in a career in which he was often overshadowed by Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays."I'm not so sure people understand what a great all-around player he was," Selig said. "He played in Milwaukee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-07/henry-aaron-celebrates-8
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/03/let_28464.shtml
Letters
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

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/05/let_19458.shtml
Letters
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

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/28/let_27149.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/13/bas_411938.shtml
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Jokes at ex-mayor's expense raise money for good cause

...Theater roasted former interim mayor Willie Mays last week to raise money for the...you've been burying. You know, Willie Mays -- the last one to let you down...up here and really speak about Willie Mays, you know it was like, well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2011-07-16/jokes-ex-mayors