Alvin Mason

Hardie Davis left out of the Marble Palace discussion

Hardie Davis left out of the Marble Palace discussion

For almost two hours, Mayor-elect Hardie Davis sat patiently waiting outside a closed-door legal meeting and the beginning of the Augusta Commission’s public services committee meeting in hopes of discussing the future of the mayor’s office. It’s no secret that Davis has his eye on some additional space next to the mayor’s office on the […]

Changes to alcohol ordinance approved minus the fee increase

Changes to alcohol ordinance approved minus the fee increase

Walter Clay, owner and chef of Rae’s Coastal Cafe, went before the Augusta Commission this week to voice some concerns about the city’s suggested changes to Augusta’s alcohol licenses, including a proposed 10 percent fee increase. After holding three public hearings in July regarding the changes, members of the city’s Planning and Development Department were […]

Alvin Mason looks into removing SPLOST from May 20 ballot

Augusta Commissioner Alvin Mason has built almost his entire campaign for mayor this year around the fact that he is against the $194 million Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax list set to go before voters on May 20. He doesn’t believe there was enough public input given to the SPLOST list. He insists that […]