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Wine Time: Backsberg Chenin Blanc 2012, South Africa

...since the Dutch East India Company established posts there to service India-bound ships. Jan van Riebeeck, the first governor of what was called the Cape, planted vines in 1655.The Backsberg family first came to South Africa in 1916, when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-15/wine-time-backsberg-c
Across South Carolina

...called on South Carolina's "first governor of color" to bring down the Confederate...Nikki Haley, South Carolina's first governor of color, continues to fly the...Jealous said. Haley is the first governor in the state born of parents who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-26/across-south-carolina
States' first governors are missing

...businessman. "How can you lose the first governor of North Carolina?" Mr. Sampley...about it -- losing your state's first governor. Unfortunately, North Carolina...Adam Treutlen was Georgia's first "governor," serving from 1777 to 1778...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/21/met_254038.shtml
Metro
N.J. governor goes online for chat

...governor's office announced that Whitman would become "the first governor to participate in an America Online live chat" when...the governor's office that Whitman would be the first governor to participate in a live chat. After checking again...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/04/tec_225494.shtml
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Haley touts gains as 'jobs governor,' wins 2nd term

...Democratic Gov. Richard Riley, who later became secretary of education under President Bill Clinton, was the first governor to do so in 1982. Only two governors since then have lost their re-election bids: GOP Gov. David Beasley and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-05/haley-touts-gains-jobs-governor
Unions representing government workers are gaining numbers

...most public workers in the state. He withstood huge labor demonstrations at the state Capitol and then became the first governor in U.S. history to defeat a recall attempt. The law has been challenged in court, and continues to be. But its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-04/unions-representing-govern
Tour marks bicentennial of George Walton's death

...Street. Walton was the youngest of the three Georgians who signed the Declaration of Independence and was Georgia's first governor, said event organizer Susan Conger, a member of the Augusta branch of the Daughters of the American Revolution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/08/met_403867.shtml
Metro
Sanford, Colbert Busch trade jabs in debate

...in spending as a three-term member of Congress and a two-term governor. The Republican noted that he was the first governor in the nation to turn back economic stimulus funds.But Colbert Busch reminded Sanford that he once used taxpayer funds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-29/sanford-colbert-busch-trade-jabs-de
Fight S.C. abuse

...director of the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, praised Hodges for being the first governor to address family violence during his State of the State speech. "To publicly take a stand and say, `This is not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/25/edi_280868.shtml
Editorials
Sanford has done much; re-elect him to do more

...have gotten nothing at all. Gov. Sanford is the first governor in South Carolina history to submit a fully detailed...savings of more than $1 million. GOV. SANFORD is the first governor of South Carolina to insist that every single dime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/29/op_102250.shtml
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