Marion Williams

Mark Johnson Forced to Fight for His Job

Mark Johnson Forced to Fight for His Job

Augusta Environmental Services Director Mark Johnson doesn’t appreciate having his job threatened, particularly when he believes he has done nothing wrong. This past week, Johnson presented members of the Augusta Commission a detailed report regarding the questions surrounding the authorization of a $15,860 pay increase he received last year. During the Augusta Commission meeting this […]

Marion Williams continues to question Sammie Sias

Marion Williams continues to question Sammie Sias

For Augusta Commissioner Marion Williams, it didn’t matter that his fellow colleague, Commissioner Sammie Sias, had volunteered his time without pay as manager of the Jamestown Community Center for more than a decade. It didn’t matter that Sias had spent countless hours mentoring to area youth, organizing the events at the Jamestown Community Center and […]

Will the Augusta Commission ever sing “Kumbaya”?

Will the Augusta Commission ever sing “Kumbaya”?

Let’s just say, it has been a long, strange week in Augusta, Ga. It all began with a full-day commission retreat on Monday arranged by Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis at The Foundation Club on Azalea Drive right across from the Augusta National. The facilitator for the retreat was Atlanta mediator David Anderson Hooker. As a […]