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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
Carl Sanders: Last governor from Augusta

...and promised an honest administration. The citizens responded, electing him by a comfortable margin. He was the first governor from Augusta since the Reconstruction Era and would be the only Augustan in the 20th century to serve in the state's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2011-11-12/carl-sanders-last-governor-a
S.C. primaries indicate changing state

...did come across as though it was a sexist race ? a race where the gender that has dominated this state from the first governor until now wanted to keep it that way."In the 1st District on the coast, state Rep. Tim Scott, the only black...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/south-carolina-elections/
Educator strives to lead and serve

...considers herself a part of black history. She was one of only two black students to participate in the state's first Governor's Honors Program. Stepping on to the campus of Wesleyan College for the program, she knew she wanted to pursue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/16/met_511587.shtml
Metro | Paine College
Mystery surrounds north Georgia wall

...around Fort Mountain in Chatsworth, Ga. Supporters of the legend point to an 1810 letter from John Sevier, the first governor of Tennessee, who said that in 1782 he was told by an Indian chief that the walls were built by white people called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/29/met_505775.shtml
Metro
Former congressman enjoys his success

...Grammar School and the Academy of Richmond County. When Mr. Sanders was elected governor in 1962, he became the first governor of Georgia from Augusta in about 50 years. And when Mr. Barnard - who had become a successful banker - was elected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/26/met_118066.shtml
Metro | Academy of Richmond County | Augusta State University
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
Opinion columns
Pilgrims continue to shape America

...the general good." (The particulars were defined only later.) After signing, the meeting chose the colony's first governor, John Carver. Five decades after Adams' speech, a bookstore browser in England discovered a copy of William Bradford's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/08/rel_87987.shtml
Your Faith
Transcript of meeting with Sanford, GOP lawmakers shows tension

...that may be great in a perfect academic world, but this is politics. Sanford: Sure. Wilkins: You will be the first governor ever to sue the Legislature. We're Republican, and you are Republican. It's not some theoretical, governor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/05/met_411112.shtml
Metro
Former governor laid to rest

...killing three students and wounding 27 others. Mr. West was progressive on the issue of race. He was one of the first governors to hire a black man as a senior aide, James Clyburn, and then tapped him to run the new State Human Affairs Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/24/met_409801.shtml
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