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Mayor Davis no longer wants an SUV

Mayor Davis no longer wants an SUV

Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis told the Augusta Commission this week that he is no longer interested in his previously requested, city-funded 2016 Ford Explorer. Of course, it didn’t appear like his $29,000 request for an SUV had a chance in, well… let’s just say it, Hades. But, regardless, Davis made an announcement before commissioners this […]

Embarrassing Mayor Hardie Davis

Embarrassing Mayor Hardie Davis

When the Augusta Commission met last week for a full-day retreat at The Foundation Club on Azalea Drive, the Insider joked about whether the group would ever be able to sing “Kumbaya.” The answer is a definitive, “No.” Seriously. There is no doubt about it. Why, you ask? Well, the weekend before the Augusta Commission […]

The Mayor’s Rude Awakening

The Mayor’s Rude Awakening

Dear Mr. Mayor: Rough week, huh? You found out the hard way that no matter what “deals or arrangements” you have with your fellow elected officials, if you don’t have those discussions in the light of day, and hopefully in front of lots of witnesses (and reporters), you might as well not bother having them. […]