Voters didn't hold back on write-ins during May 20 election

...Chip Barbee, Dianne Murphy, Frank Dolan, Harold Jones, Matt Aitken, Mary Davis, Woody Merry, Walter Sprouse and Willie Mays. One write-in went to Helen Blocker-Adams, the mayoral candidate who withdrew prior to the election.A few voters...

Let's hear it for Helen

...2005, there was a ton of pressure on her, as a black woman, not to endorse the white Deke Copenhaver over the black Willie Mays.After much soul-searching, she stood up to the pressure ? and helped propel Copenhaver to a series of terms that...

Voters last hope for Blocker-Adams

...fooled, but not everybody, especially those who wrote checks after she endorsed Deke Copenhaver over interim Mayor Willie Mays in 2005, according to an Augusta commissioner who was there.After the endorsement, a group of "concerned" Au gus...

Value of Copenhaver's support in mayor's race argued

...penhaver endorsement despite taking heat for supporting him in the 2005 runoff over a black candidate, interim Mayor Willie Mays, said she'll "shadow him" and make him a "key ally" after she wins the election, but she put some distance between...

Poll shows Hardie Davis leading Augusta mayor's race

...when she garnered 23 percent of votes and narrowly missed a runoff in which Deke Copenhaver beat former interim mayor Willie Mays. Copenhaver, a thrice-elected mayor, is now term limited."It can change dramatically," she said.All the...

City Ink: Review is in for Laney-Walker revitalization project

...candidate Hardie Davis, especially since she endorsed the Boy King during his 2005 runoff with then-interim Mayor Willie Mays.Blocker-Adams had come in third in the election to fill the unexpired term of Mayor Bob Young, who'd resigned...

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...