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Echols announces exit from District 7 special election

...Tuesday's nearly six hour commission session reinforced Echols' belief his time might be too limited, he said.The former president of the conservative West Augusta Alliance, Echols said he won't change his mind before qualifying starts Jan. 12...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-12-17/echols-announc
New Augusta NAACP leadership prompts optimism for chapter's future

...some members say was discouraged under past leadership.Nash-Teachey, a retired nurse and Army veteran, follows former President Charles Smith, whom the Georgia NAACP banned from the organization for life in October after a review of a 2001...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-06/new-augusta-naacp-leadership
Dine & Dish: Sports Center burgers score with regulars, newbies

...of sophistication you might not expect at a typical sports bar.On the way out, we also ran into Ed Presnell, former president of the Augusta-Richmond County Chamber of Commerce and a downtown resident. He and his wife, Deb, are regulars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-11-19/dine-dish-sports-cent
Reaction to Carl Sanders death

...when I was in the state Senate, and continued to pursue many of his notable policies when I became governor."-- Former President Jimmy Carter "The bond we shared was more than the mutual possession of a public office; Gov. Sanders was a mentor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-17/reaction-carl-sanders-death
Former president, Georgia governors turn out for Carl Sanders memorial

ATLANTA -- A large crowd filled a downtown Atlanta church Saturday for the memorial service for Carl Sanders, an Augusta native who had served as governor in the height of the Civil Rights Movement.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-22/former-president-georgia-gove
2014 Election Night Updates

...family, I do not like," said Jean Cunningham.On the other hand, several voters expressed admiration for the former president as reason to back Carter.For other Carter supporters, it was his youth."Frankly, I think it's time for a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-04/2014-election-
Deal coasts to election victory

...family, I do not like," said Jean Cunningham.On the other hand, several voters expressed admiration for the former president as reason to back Carter.For other Carter supporters, it was his youth."Frankly, I think it's time for a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-04/deal-coasts-el
In tight Ga. Senate race, 3 keys to victory for Nunn and Perdue with election set for Tuesday

...and Republican David Perdue spent the last week rallying supporters with the help of big-name surrogates such as former President Bill Clinton and former GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney.Now that early voting is over, the campaigns are focused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-11
Bill Clinton says Georgia Senate race comes down to a vote in anger or a vote for the future

...Atlanta eatery steeped in civil rights history, former President Bill Clinton told a crowd filled with dignitaries...Points of Light, a volunteer organization founded by former President George H.W. Bush."I'm telling you, Michelle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-31/bill-clinton-says-georgia-sen
Re-elect Deal

...ago.Carter essentially is asking Georgians to pay very close attention to his last name. He is the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter. A full accounting of his failings as president would require a supply of newsprint our warehouse is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-30/re-elect-deal