Deke Copenhaver

Deke Leading the Charge?

Deke Leading the Charge?

Since when did Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver become such a powerful player on the Augusta Commission? Late last week, Copenhaver achieved the seemingly impossible by convincing six Augusta commissioners to approve a $194 million Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) package that will be considered by voters on the May 20 ballot. Now, granted, […]

The Augusta Commission sing “Kumbaya”

The Augusta Commission sing “Kumbaya”

After a week filled with neighbor helping neighbor to get through the aftermath of this city’s devastating ice storm, it appears some of that goodwill has rubbed off on the Augusta Commission. For the past five years, commissioners have debated the results of a $580,000 study of race and gender disparities that was released back […]

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