Willie Mays

The Name Game Gets Tough in Augusta

The Name Game Gets Tough in Augusta

When Augusta Commissioner Ben Hasan suggested to his colleagues this week that the former downtown library, soon-to-be-public defender’s office, should be renamed in honor of former Augusta Commissioner and interim mayor Willie Mays, it got some attention. But then when it was also proposed that the Diamond Lakes Regional Park community center should be renamed […]

Is Willie Mays Considering a Run for Coroner?

Is Willie Mays Considering a Run for Coroner?

The legacy of former Augusta commissioner and one-time interim Mayor Willie Mays already has a permanent place in the history books. Back in 1979, Willie Mays decided to run for his mother’s former city council seat. Carry Mays was a trailblazer and widely respected in Augusta, particularly among city employees who felt they did not […]

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