Augusta

Insider: Is Augusta ready for a majority black commission?

Insider: Is Augusta ready for a majority black commission?

When former Augusta Commissioner Matt Aitken won the District 1 race in 2009, many local residents called Aitken’s win, “A new day in Augusta.” Locals, both in the white and black community, were watching to see how Aitken was going to handle becoming one of six white members on the Augusta Commission. Ever since the […]

And the winner is… one Augusta

And the winner is… one Augusta

It has been a wild election year filled with controversies like the Garden City has never seen before. Whether it was the stunning withdrawal from the mayoral race by candidate Helen Blocker-Adams, the reversal in endorsements by The Augusta Chronicle, the change of election dates from November to May or even the highly criticized $194 […]

Meet Augusta’s Mayor Hardie Davis

Meet Augusta’s Mayor Hardie Davis

The results are officially in and it was an absolutely stunning victory for mayoral candidate Hardie Davis. After receiving an overwhelming huge percentage of the votes in August’s race for mayor, Davis showed that he was clearly the candidate for the job. Running on the promise that Augustans would always be proud to call him […]