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Section 3 Timeline

...creates sunken parking bays and landscaped medians on Broad Street.1975:Edward M. McIntyre takes office as the first black chairman of the Richmond County Commission.Much to Augusta's dismay, architecture experts tell the state the Mackay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/225/2010-08-29/section-3-timeline
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County mourns death of icon

...Richmond County Board of Commissioners. Two terms, first black elected to the board. Elected chairman 1977-78, first black chairman. 1971-73: Richmond County Public Works Program, chairman. 1972-73: Richmond County Industrial Development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/15/met_425368.shtml
Metro | Augusta State University | Lucy C. Laney High School | Paine College
Burns says district suffers from lack of representation

...As Screven County commissioner, Mr. Burns worked closely with Commissioner J.C. Warren, the county's first black chairman. Mr. Warren has the highest praise for Mr. Burns, calling him a "fair, honest family man," who will do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/20/met_359584.shtml
Metro
Former official says leadership is key

...forging strong public-private partnerships, he said. Mr. McIntyre made history in Augusta by becoming the first black chairman of the Richmond County Commission in the 1970s and Augusta's first black mayor in 1981, only to resign 3 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/29/met_341556.shtml
Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Dents broke political race barrier

...because he had started getting all the calls from Augusta's black citizens." In 1975, Richard Dent became the first black chairman of a state House committee (the Human Resources and Aging Committee) since Reconstruction. The next year, he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/14/met_265565.shtml
Metro
Racial cooperation helped Paine College find success

...enrollment dwindling to 500, Dr. Scott was asked to return for a second stint as president. Dr. Scott became the first black chairman for the board of directors of Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce in 1993. In 1994, he retired from Paine with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/07/met_249454.shtml
Metro | Augusta State University | Paine College
Issues on voters' minds

...and was fined $10,000; served two terms on the old Richmond County Commission, 1970-78, and became its first black chairman; unsuccessfully ran for the Georgia Senate in 1988 against Tom Allgood; ran for mayor in 1990 and was defeated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/22/met_245449.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Lucy C. Laney High School
White population continues to shrink

...the exodus takes place, the exodus takes place for the same reasons," said Evans resident Alvin Starks, the first black chairman of the Columbia County Republican Party. "If it's about property values and education, that's not indigenous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/10/met_468917.shtml
Metro | Deke Copenhaver | Columbia County Commission
Benjamin L. Dent and Richard A. Dent

...businessman with his own tile company, R.A. Dent Floor Coverings, on 12th street. In 1975, Richard Dent became the first black chairman of a state House committee (the Human Resources and Aging Committee) since Reconstruction. The next year, he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/01/op_277124.shtml
Opinion columns
Mr. Edward M. McIntyre, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...Tenth District. He served two terms on the Richmond County Board of Commissioners, from 1970-1978 and was the first black chairman. He was also the first black Liaison Representative to City Council to Richmond County Government in 1974. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/20/obi_425917.shtml
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