Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Two Augusta leaders have made the 2013 list for Georgia Trend Magazine's "100 Most Influential Georgians."
Mayor Deke Copenhaver and GHSU President Ricardo Azziz made the 15th edition of the list.
“It is always an honor to be recognized by Georgia Trend on this annual list,” said Copenhaver in a news release. “I’ve long stated that Augusta is getting a great deal of positive attention at the state level and I believe this recognition is a credit to our entire city as we continue to move forward on many innovative initiatives. I would like to congratulate Dr. Azziz for making the list as well as his work at GHSU has been outstanding.”
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal won the magazine's title of Georgian of the Year.