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Former Richmond County Commissioner Beckham dies

...brother, Bob Beckham.Herb Beckham vacated his county commission seat early in 1992 for a state Senate run. He lost to Don Cheeks and reduced much of his political involvement afterward.Beckham was the youngest of eight children. He and his wife...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-08-13/former-richmond-county-c
Analysis: Augusta lawmakers regaining lost seniority

...residents understandably grew accustomed to significant power in Atlanta in the years when Tom Allgood, Charles Walker and Don Cheeks were in the Senate holding top leadership posts and Jack Connell, Ben Harbin and Barry Fleming held similar posts in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-14/analysis-augusta-lawmake
City Ink: Lawmaker gives voice to dangers of frying pans

...his adversaries in the Senate (Republicans) gutted the legislation, effectively removing his name.In 2004, Sen. Don Cheeks introduced a resolution to "dedicate" the road in Connell's honor, which was done later that year.A proposed policy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-02-16/city-ink-lawmak
Ashby Krouse

...be Doug Barnard, Joseph Fuller, Robert Moore, Clinton Lewis, William Stevens, Patrick Smith, W.L. Inglett, Don Cheeks, and the AGA. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund: P.O. Box 14489...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000158573569
Across the Region

...chief says an officer is dead and a 20-year-old man is in jail after a shooting at a mobile home park.Police Chief Don Cheek says Lt. Cliff Rouse was investigating an armed robbery at a convenience store Thursday night when the shooting occurred...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-24/across-region
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Overtime

...starting at approximately 10:45 a.m.There is no admission charge.? The field for USC Aiken's Southeastern Tool-Don Cheeks-Dr. John Riley USC Aiken Pre-Holiday Basketball Classic has been announced by host USC Aiken.The men's event...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2011-10-20/overtime
Turnout likely low for District 22 election

...run worthwhile. He said he couldn't foresee any Republican doing any better in heavily Democratic District 22 than Don Cheeks did in 2004, when he lost with 43 percent of the vote to Charles Walker's 57 percent. But while Mr. Walker once...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/20/met_560193.shtml
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License revocation ruled OK

...license over his conduct in a land deal with the state that netted his wife, who is the daughter of former state Sen. Don Cheeks, a $240,850 profit. The 2002 land deal, uncovered by The Augusta Chronicle, led to a criminal investigation in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/24/met_541943.shtml
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Lawyer denies Walker complained about judge

...resignation wasn't related to Mr. Walker's case, and the investigation didn't coincide with anything former state Sen. Don Cheeks said to investigators, according to prosecutors. Nor did federal prosecutors target Mr. Walker because he was one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/08/met_540152.shtml
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Locals await Legislature

...belief, most ideas for bills come not from the minds of the legislators but from the voice of the people, said Sen. Don Cheeks, D-Augusta. Reba Sarkar is one of those people. Mrs. Sarkar is working to get tobacco companies and smokers to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/12/met_202458.shtml
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