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Gene Grider

...Grider. He was a US Army WWII Veteran and an Army Signal School Instructor for Fort Gordon. Mr. Grider was the first President of the American Federation of Government Employees Local 2017 and was a participant in the Library of Congress Veterans...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175659352
Augusta Pride marks quest for equality with festival

In a call for full equality under the law, President Obama made history in 2013 when he became the first president to refer to gay rights in an inaugural address. "We, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths ? that all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-06-23/augusta-pride-marks-q
Gilpin death leaves void in area bass fishing world

...the longtime president.The organization was co-founded in 1973 by Gilpin and North Augusta's Noel Brown, its first president. Gilpin later became president, a post he held nearly 30 years..There are 20 local bass clubs on the committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2015-05-28/gilpin-death-lea
Fans of first president have several days they can celebrate

...city was named for the Father of Our Country, however, and is said to be the first city to bear the name of our first president. Washington the man visited Augusta way back in 1791, but I'm not sure what the main drag was called at the time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-02-20/fans-first-president-have-sev
Metro | Glynn Moore | Glynn Moore
President Hanson not well-known

...Washington was not America's first president. Seriously. It was a guy named...Jefferson acknowledging Hanson as the first president. How is this possible? It's...schools to teach about the "real" first president. Of course, their motives aren't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/02/ent_232329.shtml
Things to Do
Spread good will abroad and here

...psychic infrastructure of American cities isn't a "black" problem; it's an American problem. But the country's first president of African descent may have more "street cred" than most to tackle these problems head-on without being overly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2011-06-25/spread-good-will-abro
George Washington portrait tours America

OKLAHOMA CITY -- America's first president stands tall in understated black, a controlled expression...American independence. Stuart made many portraits of the first president, including the one of Washington's bust now printed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/19/art_392980.shtml
Arts
Homosexual pick an insult

Bill Clinton is the first president to go beyond tolerating homosexuality to promoting it as an acceptable alternative lifestyle. He has ignored the constitutional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/06/op_263078.shtml
Opinion columns
Likes candidate for economic diversity

In the recent letter by CSRA First! President Charles Bowen and Vice President David Penix, the writers hit the nail on the head. If Augusta-Richmond County expects to meet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/12/op_244506.shtml
Opinion columns
George Washington portrait tours America

OKLAHOMA CITY -- America's first president stands tall in understated black, a controlled expression...American independence. Stuart made many portraits of the first president, including the one of Washington's bust now printed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/20/art_393393.shtml
Arts