Pioneer who helped integrate Marines recognized

...Stewart and his colleagues were the first blacks to enlist in the Marines after an executive order by President Franklin Roosevelt.Unlike their white counterparts who trained at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S.C., or...

How well do you know Augusta's past?

...teacher Dr. Paul Eve ... but then failed to show up?A. William H. TaftB. Calvin CoolidgeC. Herbert HooverD. Franklin Roosevelt 2. November is the month for elections. What Augustan holds the record for running for office the most times...

Plan ahead to enjoy fall's leaf show in Georgia

...Mountain Trail. For a touch of history, drive to Dowdell's Knob to see a life-sized bronze sculpture of President Franklin Roosevelt and great views of the forested valley. Georgia Highway 190 is a pretty driving route. FORT MOUNTAINLOCATION...

Franklin Roosevelt Whaley (AIKEN, S.C.)

AIKEN, S.C. - Mr. Franklin Roosevelt Whaley, 76, of Laurens Street North, Aiken, SC, entered into rest June 2, 2009. Mr. Whaley requested to be cremated with...

The Roosevelt trail leads visitors deep into history

...Roosevelt means "rose field" in Dutch, and is pronounced rose-velt), and he was Eleanor Roosevelt's uncle and Franklin Roosevelt's distant cousin. A sickly child, Teddy became fit using a gym on a terrace off his bedroom here. Museum artifacts...

Mr. Joe Franklin (PHILADELPHIA, Pa.)

...Survivors are two children, Donetta Franklin and Andre Franklin; a sister, Juanita Jenkins; three brothers, Edward Franklin, Roosevelt Franklin and Dr. James A. Franklin. Services are Friday at 1 p.m., at Walker Funeral Home. Interment will...

Playing golf is positively presidential

...home."He wasn't much good at it, his wife often beating him," Montgomery said.Polio might have limited Franklin Roosevelt in athletics by the time he became president, but he was quite the golfer in his youth, winning a Campobello Club...

Burns explores Roosevelt legacy in new documentary

...President Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor. The...Deal politics championed by Franklin Roosevelt to alleviate the suffering...Roosevelt and a distant relation to Franklin Roosevelt.All three of the Roosevelts...

Augusta orphan found fame in Washington then vanished

...social columns described his wardrobe in detail."Ham" Lewis was an ally of Woodrow Wilson, a key supporter of Franklin Roosevelt and a mentor to a young senator named Harry Truman.His photograph on the cover of Life magazine taken by the famous...

South Carolina GOP seeks local-level dominance

...him by telling a story that in the 1932 presidential election in the midst of the Great Depression that Democrat Franklin Roosevelt got 10,000 votes and Republican incumbent Herbert Hoover received two votes."They joked they were still looking...