Deke Copenhaver

Column: Augusta is poised for a prosperous 2014


As we look back on 2013 and forward toward 2014, I can say without hesitation that our city is headed in the right direction with our... Read more

Guest Column: Old city landmarks can breathe new life into a growing...


Augusta is a city that has been built on innovation. When Henry Cummings looked at the shoals of the Savannah River blocking forward... Read more

Guest Column: National forum addressed challenges faced by our veterans


This past Monday I had the moving experience of being a part of the Robin Hood Foundation Veterans Summit in New York City, aboard... Read more

Guest Column: Officials' bullying has to stop now...


In discussion, a Commissioner may condemn the nature of likely consequences of the proposed measure in strong terms, but must... Read more

Guest Column: Teamwork boosted Augusta in 2011


As a new year begins, I wanted to share a few significant milestones that have been reached in Augusta during 2011. They underscore... Read more

Guest Column: Maximize our city's assets to draw the best,...

"I believe that Augusta is now undergoing a great awakening and entering a new era of enlightenment as we are now seeing concrete evidence of... Read more

Guest Column: Local ambassadors can bring out Augusta's best for...

I have long stated that Augusta is an internationally known brand name associated with excellence.

From playing host yearly to the world-... Read more

City stayed solid amid trying economic times

Now that 2009 has drawn to a close, I wanted to take this opportunity to share some of the significant highlights of the past year that... Read more

Facts, people, bear out my faith in Augusta

As 2008 draws to a close, Augusta has much to be thankful for during these difficult economic times.

Although our region's economy is... Read more