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Column: Augusta Commission deals with scuffles, red herrings and a golden goose

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Words have consequences, and sometimes not being able to speak them has consequences, too, as in the fracas between Mayor Pro Tem Bobby Williams and Dayon W...

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18 COMMENTS

  1. While I don’t agree with Bob that Marion is the best choice for mayor, I do agree with him that Kendrick is a horrible choice. Kendrick would be Hardie 2.0. You can tell by Hardie’s bloviated speeches that him and Williams circled the wagons before the commission meeting. Davis should go down as the worst mayor Augusta has ever had. He should also go down as the
    mayor that has hidden the most about city finances, credit card use, misuse of a charity and top of the list for circumventing the procurement process..let’s also not forget the stolen valor issue with Home Depot either..in a military town..Alvin Mason should be on his behind about that..

    • My impression is that Kendrick and his minions have no regard for the city-county TAXPAYERS.
      However —- Former City Councilwoman Inez Wylds may disagree with your opinion as to who “ should go down as the mayor that has hidden the most about city finances .” Once upon a time —- Augusta was bouncing checks and the Augusta Chronicle covered it no better than CNN covers Hunter Biden .
      Former Councilwoman Wylds was a leader in exposing mayoral mismanagement in the city prior to consolidation.

  2. That Bobby Williams is a true Bully …. Mayor Davis hides behind BW’s rather large body…. TAP needs to come up with a nickname for each Williams as so many with same last name makes for really confusing reading. The level of leadership in city Augusta is very low. The one snuffled bright star is Comm Cathierine Smith McKnight who seems to be permanently on the Mayor’s SUSPEND LIST.

    • The way I see it, if McKnight is constantly on Davis’ poop list, that must mean she’s doing something right. She’s getting alittle too close to the truth and Davis doesn’t like it.
      Augusta’s got some shady, awful politicians.

  3. We’ve moved here recently from Dublin, and I just wanted to thank the mayor, council and other “players” for the entertainment.
    I only wish it was free and not so costly to the taxpayers, to whom we now belong.

  4. Mayor Davis is a JOKE!!! EMBARRASSMENT!!! Down right liar and probably a thief ( my opinion) If he has nothing to hide than do the peoples business (not yours) and audit the city and let people ask questions. You are there to serve us not vise versa. That goes for ALL SITTING AND WANA BE ELECTED PEOPLE!!!

  5. The investigation of mayor Davis is moving forward at the same snails pace as Hunter Biden! DISGRACEFUL
    It appears that a fast, deep analysis of our “Great leader’s” redirect card bills and the missing receipts is very similar to our snails paced, sleepy or incompetent FBI. It is time to see some law enforcement results that possibly save the tax payets from these slick operators!

  6. A rather long article but it gave me a few laughs! Who knew that Davis and Williams had a thing for each other! The other laugh was the jumpsuit! Funny! Who knew the goings-on at these meetings were so entertaining?! I gotta start attending these things! But damn, there sure are too many “Williams” in the city!

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