Deke Copenhaver

On the Air with Deke

On the Air with Deke

For nine years, Deke Copenhaver was the face of the city of Augusta. Starting next week, almost exactly 11 years to the day that Copenhaver was first elected as the mayor of Augusta, he will become the city’s newest local voice over the airwaves. “For nine years, I tried to change things through the public […]

Deke’s Nine

Deke’s Nine

If you’ve ever spent any time talking with Mayor Deke Copenhaver, you’ve heard him say some variation of the following: “One thing I’ve shared with people is…” That phrase is just about as “Deke” as it gets, because whatever it is he’s about to share with you — that thing he’s just told you he’s […]

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 […]