Alvin Mason

Mayor and Commissioners Say a Final Farewell

Mayor and Commissioners Say a Final Farewell

In a day that began with the announcement of another department head — Gary LeTellier, executive director of Augusta Regional Airport — had resigned from his position effective Feb. 1, it appeared that it would be a difficult final meeting for Mayor Deke Copenhaver and the two lame duck commissioners. But as soon as the […]

The Tale of the Two Lame Ducks

The Tale of the Two Lame Ducks

While a lot of attention is being paid to the end of Mayor Deke Copenhaver’s tenure, there are two other lame ducks in the Marble Palace that have definitely left their mark on the Garden City. Augusta Commissioner Alvin Mason and Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson will have completed their terms at the end of […]

Commissioners support new administrator’s 2015 budget

Commissioners support new administrator’s 2015 budget

The vote for the proposed 2015 budget wasn’t unanimous, but Augusta’s new city administrator, Janice Allen Jackson, accomplished a great deal by getting her proposed $786 million budget passed before heading into the Christmas holidays. Even better was the fact that there was no real fuss or arguing over the budget as in previous years. […]