Augusta Commission

Is Marion Williams the new Godfather of the Garden City?

Is Marion Williams the new Godfather of the Garden City?

“There are things that have to be done and you do them and you never talk about them. You don’t try to justify them. They can’t be justified. You just do them. Then you forget it.”– The Godfather It appears Augusta Commissioner Marion Williams has found himself a new “twin brother.” Too bad Williams’ new […]

Surprise! Augusta has a new city administrator

Surprise! Augusta has a new city administrator

The Augusta Commission seems to be playing a dangerous game of musical chairs. It all began a few weeks ago. First, former District 6 Commissioner Joe Jackson resigned last month to spend more time with his family after his wife passed away in April. Augusta Commissioner Ben Hasan, who was elected by voters to takeover […]

Pittman withdraws as a replacement for District 7

Pittman withdraws as a replacement for District 7

Retired businessman Sonny Pittman has officially withdrawn his name from consideration to serve as the interim Augusta commissioner for District 7. In a Sept. 14 letter to the Augusta Commission, Pittman said he was deeply discouraged by the process in which commissioners were using to select a replacement for former Commissioner Donnie Smith. Smith resigned […]