GROVETOWN --- The series of firsts continued for Grovetown High on Friday.
In any move, things can get lost. Sitting down in her spacious, yet soon-to-be-vacated office at Fort Gordon's Signal Towers, Maj. Gen. Janet Hicks confided that she had moments of angst when she lost the speech she had planned to cap the end of her Army career.
When Bob Reich retired after 28 years in the Army, he was recruited as executive director of the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce and began his second career at age 52. Most retire from the military at age 38, according to Master Sgt. Alvin McLamb of Fort Gordon's Retirement Services Office, and are ready to begin second careers in the civilian work force. "At Fort Gordon I was involved in recruiting a lot of the organizations that are now there," said Mr. Reich, a retired Army colonel who served as garrison commander and chief of staff at Fort Gordon.
Mrs. Annette Johnson, 77, retired Richmond County schoolteacher, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 1996. Dr. Donald C. Abele, 63, professor emeritus of dermatology at Medical College of Georgia Hospital, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 1996. Dr. Abele co-founded the Southeastern Consortium for Dermatologic Education. Mrs. Adrienne Brown, 45, wife of singer James Brown, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 1996. Mrs. Brown had worked as a makeup artist for the television shows Solid Gold, Days of Our Lives and The Young and the Restless
Brig. Gen. Randy Strong is leaving the Augusta area, but he might not be gone for long.
One of Fort Gordon's old hands stopped by from the Pentagon on Thursday to talk about the military's progress in the war on terrorism.
We will indeed be blessed if the Foleys find their next challenges right here in the CSRA.
An employee at a Hephzibah convenience store told Richmond County sheriff's deputies that she was robbed early Thursday morning, a police report says.
Brig. Gen. Janet Hicks' original career goal more than two decades ago didn't include becoming Fort Gordon's first female commander.
Remembering millions of soldiers who have died in the name of freedom, an audience of patriots pledged allegiance to all the flags of the United States during a ceremony Sunday. More than 300 people attended the Massing of the Colors ceremony at Fort Gordon, honoring veterans of war and paying respect to Old Glory and state flags.