Hardie Davis

Hardie Davis’ tweet attracts attention

Hardie Davis’ tweet attracts attention

As violence erupted a few months ago in Ferguson, Mo., just days after Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, The Insider pointed out that Mayor-Elect Hardie Davis made a bold tweet. “6 bullets in an 18 year olds body, 2 in the head: “He was doing his job”,#Ferguson#unbelievable#HandsUpDontShoot,” tweeted […]

Warming The Bench In Augusta

Warming The Bench In Augusta

Seven months. That’s how long Augusta mayor-elect Hardie Davis has had to sit on the sidelines and watch the current mayor and commission conduct the city’s business. Even though Davis was elected in May with almost 75 percent of the vote, he has been forced to quietly wait to take office while commissioners approved a […]

Davis’ request renews the charter debate

Davis’ request renews the charter debate

When Mayor-elect Hardie Davis went before the Augusta Commission this week requesting to more than double next year’s budget for the mayor’s office, he immediately began taking some heat. Increasing the mayor’s proposed 2015 budget from $305,700 to more than $600,000 raised several eyebrows on the commission, especially considering the city is facing a major […]