Stories by Mike Wynn

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Friday, June 26, 2009

James Brown 's family recalls pop star 's humility

When Michael Jackson walked onto the stage at James Brown Arena to say a few words about the man from whom he emulated many of his dance moves, the thousands there beseeched him to do a few of his ...
By Mike Wynn

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Two men's political careers were intertwined

Looking back, the 2002 fall elections in Augusta were more than just another opportunity to do one's civic duty.
By Mike Wynn

McIntyre's fall was felt by all

Augusta was still basking in the glow of electing its first black mayor when Mallory Millender went to the Municipal Building to talk to his longtime friend.
By Mike Wynn

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Discovery brings peace of mind

The family of Marie Bruce said Saturday that they can breathe a little easier now that the mystery regarding the whereabouts of the man who police say shot their loved one is over.
By Mike Wynn and Stephanie Toone

Saturday, May 9, 2009

LATEST: Family of Marie Bruce relieved mystery is over

Family and friends of Marie Bruce said today that they can breathe a little easier now that the mystery regarding the whereabouts of the man who shot their loved is over.
By Mike Wynn and Stephanie Toone

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Birth rate balances relocating residents

Population estimates for 2008 show the county is nearing the high mark it enjoyed when the last census was taken. After those 2000 numbers were certified, Augusta's population had grown to nearly ...
By Mike Wynn

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Black voters are majority in District 6

A demographic shift in the making for most of this decade has finally come to pass in District 6.
By Mike Wynn

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009

A futuristic view

After finishing his presentation on the city's latest master plan, one of its architects implored a standing-room-only crowd Wednesday not to be cowed by economic conditions.
By Mike Wynn

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009

Nation's profound promise is realized

From this day on, no child born in this country will ever know an America that didn't have a black president.
By Mike Wynn

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008

Damaged car camera elicits help from FBI

A recording from a malfunctioning police camera will be sent to the FBI Crime Lab in Washington to try to recover images of a Sunday shooting involving Richmond County sheriff's deputies at a ...
By Adam Folk and Mike Wynn

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008

Man shot by police dies

Several gathered at a candlelight vigil Tuesday night at Cherry Tree Crossing public housing complex to mark the death of a man shot Sunday by police during a drug arrest.
By Adam Folk and Mike Wynn

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008

Suspect whose shooting provoked Sunday outbreak dies

The man shot by police Sunday at a local public housing complex died tonight.
By Bill Kirby and Mike Wynn

Shooting recalls 1998 case

Sunday's police shooting of a man in the Cherry Tree Crossing housing project resembles an incident 10 years ago that also drew outrage in a predominantly black neighborhood.
By Mike Wynn

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008

Living history

Perhaps it was the absurdity of the question that prompted Brooks Webster to bust out a hearty chuckle.
By Mike Wynn

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008

Speaking out on president-elect

Background: Andy Olson, 72, is a Republican who voted for President Bush (twice) and for U.S. Sen. John McCain. An aviator in the Marines who served two tours in Vietnam, he flew 560 combat ...
By Mike Wynn and Stephanie Toone

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008

Obama as our president proves American ideals

I think I can speak for many blacks of a certain age when I say this: I never thought I would see this day come.
By Mike Wynn

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008

Jobs will lead economic gains

The current economic downturn isn't the first one Americans have faced, and it probably won't be the last.
By Mike Wynn

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008

A life off the grid

Ricky Cantrell had a heart-to-heart talk with Jeremy Long about his family.
By Johnny Edwards and Mike Wynn

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008

Counties compared in census

With gas shortages expected to continue for the near future, Augusta area residents might want to improve on this latest bit of U.S. Census data: Only a small percentage of them carpool or use ...
By Mike Wynn

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