Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  'mayor'
Latest

Things should be interesting

By   /  March 12, 2011  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

Adams

Tweet With the announcement that Mayor Willie Adams will not be seeking re-election, and with the departure of former City Manager Al Lott, there’s a significant chance for change to actually occur here in the Artesian City. Who knows, it might really become the Good Life City once again. Mayor Adams presided over the city [...]

Read More →
Latest

Former Civic Center director candidate Lane Rosen: Albany City Manager Alfred Lott urged Rosen to lie about inconclusive drug test and say that Rosen’s stake in the State Theatre was the deal-breaker, but Rosen refused.

By   /  January 3, 2011  /  Government, News, Politics  /   Comments

AlbanyCivicCenter

Tweet ANOTHER CITY HALL COVER-UP REVEALED The truth about why Lane Rosen wasn’t hired as Albany Civic Center director Rosen: Lott urged Rosen to lie about inconclusive drug test and say that Rosen’s stake in the State Theatre was the deal-breaker, but Rosen refused. By Kevin Hogencamp State Theatre managing partner Lane Rosen says that [...]

Read More →
Latest

Heritage House Rehab

By   /  September 24, 2009  /  News, Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet First, there was Mayor Willie Adams’ campaign manager Rod Mullice whose taxpayer-financed project went bankrupt. Then, convicted felon Don Buie was hired by City Manager Alfred Lott to, among other things, administer millions of dollars of taxpayer funds. Now, Lott is seeking to taxpayer funds to be awarded to two more businessmen with financial [...]

Read More →
Latest

Peter Studl says he’ll run for mayor

By   /  September 24, 2009  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Downtown Albany’s most prolific landowner, who aspires to open a prayer museum in the heart of the community, has broadened his vision: He wants to be Albany’s mayor in 2011. Peter Studl, who has recently been seeking to bring a new arena football team to the community should the South Georgia Wildcats or its [...]

Read More →
Latest

Our Perspective: Albany City Commision Candidates need to commit to end public corruption

By   /  August 27, 2009  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet cor·rup·tion [kuh-ruhp-shuhn] – noun 1. the act of corrupting or state of being corrupt. 2. moral perversion; depravity. 3. perversion of integrity. 4. corrupt or dishonest proceedings. This fall’s Albany City Commission races aren’t any more critical than any other, really; indeed, every local election is and has been important to a community’s success [...]

Read More →
Latest

Albany’s Mayor Willie Adams Lawbreaking contributions persist

By   /  August 11, 2009  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Albany Mayor Willie Adams continues to shun Georgia law – at least, City Attorney Nathan Davis’ interpretation of it – by donating taxpayer funds to religious, community service, sororities and fraternal and advocacy organizations.

Read More →
Latest

$200 payoff at city hall?

By   /  August 8, 2009  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Editor’s note: This news analysis was published in The Albany Journal on Jan. 3, 2008 When the Albany Journal reported in August that Albany’s city manager and City Commissioner Tommie Postell had brokered a deal to pay for a constituent’s work with taxpayer funds, we theorized that Postell’s motivation was political clout – “if [...]

Read More →
Latest

Mayor: ‘I’m a Liar’

By   /  August 9, 2007  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet Activist compels Albany mayor to willingly and publicly admit he has a problem telling the truth. “I may be wasting my time, but I’m not a liar,” William Wright said.You’ve got to give William Wright credit: He’s no liar; and he sure knows one when he sees one. In what may have been a [...]

Read More →
Latest

Mayor Lies About Consultant Link

By   /  May 10, 2007  /  Politics  /   Comments

Tweet Republican lobbyist got more than $10K to aid Adams’ election, then a $500K city-administered loan Before voting two weeks ago to rezone property for a Republican lobbyist who assisted with Albany Mayor Willie Adams’ 2004 political campaign, City Commissioner Bo Dorough wanted a clear mind. So Mr. Dorough asked whether Atlanta’s Roderick Mullice, a [...]

Read More →
Latest

Mayor Fibs

By   /  March 29, 2007  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Willie Adams’ claim that public servant Jack Camp’s homicide inspired him to propose that recidivists be banned from Albany simply isn’t true Mayor Willie Adams said this week that public servant Jack Camp’s homicideinspired him to come up with the idea to ban repeat drug offenders from Albany. Dr. Adams has some explaining to [...]

Read More →
SEO Powered by Platinum SEO from Techblissonline