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Letter from '99 reports use of inmates' labor

...information about Jenkins County Sheriff Bobby Womack's use of inmate labor in 1999...and no store had a record of a "Bobby Womack" making a purchase there. Wiretapping...looking into allegations that Sheriff Bobby Womack has been using inmate labor for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/28/met_417038.shtml
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Georgia governors rarely start process to remove sheriffs

...committee to investigate a sheriff was in 2004, when Gov. Sonny Perdue began proceedings against Jenkins County Sheriff Bobby Womack. The sheriff was accused to using inmate labor at his logging business.Womack resigned before Perdue's committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-02/georgia-governors-rarely-star
Pop Rocks: Top 10 list for 2012 rooted in rock

...That's both fair and high praise. I concur. 6. Bobby Womack ? The Bravest Man in the Universe: A true soul survivor, Bobby Womack, at 68, has outlived most of his contemporaries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-12-19/pop-rocks-top-10-list
Rants and Raves

...Sonny Perdue planning to spend time down in Jenkins County? Is that why he's afraid to take on Jenkins County Sheriff Bobby Womack? Or maybe it's just more of the good-old-boy system. Whatever the case, it sends a bad message when your top...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2004-06-07/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Soul singer's rise to stardom began with family gospel act

...Southern soul and gospel music. Vocalist/guitarist Bobby Womack heads the five-act bill, appropriately dubbed the...com. Valentine's Ball What: Concert featuring Bobby Womack, Marvin Sease, The Manhattans featuring Blue Lovette...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/02/mus_52247.shtml
Music
2004 in memoriam: local luminaries

...Group. June 8. ? Mary Thurmond Tompkins, 95. Last living sibling of the late Sen. Strom Thurmond. July 15. ? Bobby Womack, 69. Former Jenkins County sheriff. Oct. 30. ? Marion "Mal the Pal" Cook, 77. Augusta's oldest broadcaster...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/26/met_438173.shtml
Metro
Applause calendar

...e-mail to steven.uhles@augustachronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number. THE BIG TICKET BOBBY WOMACK: POSTPONED: Bell Auditorium. WILLIE NELSON: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/13/ent_404424.shtml
Things to Do
Hopefuls vow to clean up county

...decades, and the decision comes as this county of 8,600 stands at a crossroads. The candidates vying to succeed Bobby Womack, who resigned in July amid criminal investigations into personal use of inmate labor, say the man chosen will affect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/23/met_432107.shtml
Metro
Inmates say sheriff used their labor

...than a decade, Jenkins County Sheriff James Robert "Bobby" Womack bucked state law and put inmates to work as his personal...holds onto officeDuring his 19-year tenure, Sheriff Bobby Womack has waded through a string of controversies, each time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/23/met_416508.shtml
Metro
Paper gave counties black eyes

...doesn't it? Which county do you plan to visit next? You've done a number on our county, Jenkins, over Sheriff Bobby Womack's use of inmate labor. Now Screven. Who will be next in the barrel? Seth Benson,Millen

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/23/let_429275.shtml
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