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Former mayor Deke Copenhaver gets credit for sales tax approval

...second president of Geor gia Regents University and Augusta University," he said. "And when you say, 'I'm the first president of a university that's 187 years old,' that's quite a stunt. Some how I wonder how I managed to do that myself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-11-08/former-mayor-de
Different feel for Presidents Cup works for the US in the past

...Americans, they were just born in a different country," U.S. assistant captain Fred Couples said.This is the first Presidents Cup without Woods since 1996 when he was a 20-year-old playing on sponsor exemptions to avoid going to Q-school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-10-07/different-feel-presidents-cu
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
They're busy shoveling

Regarding Victor Reilly's Dec. 31 letter "Jeb Bush in 2016? No":First, President Obama faced no financial crisis in 2009! His election caused uncertainty, and businesses ran.As far as Iraq's weapons of mass...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-09/theyre-busy-shoveling
Rants & Raves

...radicals are about to take over. Just brilliant. Our leaders are worse than clueless. Protect our borders! America First!! PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS clearly given the green light to ALL terrorist with his "catch and release" policy. LINDSEY GRAHAM...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-20/rants-raves
Rotary marks century in Augusta

...International Director April Matthews and Rotary District Gov. Ted Thompson will speak.Rotary Club of Augusta's first president, James Hull, will be honored and a speech he gave ? the date is unknown ? about what it means to be a Rotarian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-18/rotary-marks-century-augusta
A century of service

...Rotary Club met at Augusta's former Albion Hotel and later at the Richmond Hotel. It organized with 44 members. Its first president was James M. Hull Sr., a founding partner of Augusta's Hull Barrett law firm.Like other Rotary clubs around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-22/century-service
Widow of Montford Point Marine receives his Congressional Gold Medal

PORT ROYAL, S.C. - America's first president and Master Sgt. George Jackson of Beaufort now share a special bond. Both men have been awarded the Congressional Gold Medal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-05/widow-montford-point-marine-r