Marion Williams

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 […]

“The Godfather” Marion Williams Strikes Again

“The Godfather” Marion Williams Strikes Again

It appears that Augusta Commissioner Marion Williams is taking his role as Vito Corleone a little too seriously these days. Just last year, The Insider joked that Williams was trying to become “The Godfather” of Augusta. This nickname came about after Williams allegedly struck a deal with fellow commissioner Grady Smith to hire City Administrator […]