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Mayoral candidates continue to spar over SPLOST

...drinking tequila, and he had a bottle about half-full on the front seat. He kept hollering he wanted the tequila. J.B. Dykes was sheriff then. He said, 'Reckon we ought to give him some more?' I said, 'No, we want him to sober up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-05-10/mayoral-candida
Richmond County sheriff's candidate Freddie Sanders seeks return to law enforcement

...me I was out of a job."The last badgeSanders' last law enforcement job included a dark episode that cost Sheriff J.B. Dykes his job and sent Dykes to prison.Under investigation for a ticket-fixing scheme, Dykes was convicted of threatening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2012-10
Former Richmond County Sheriff Charles Webster dies

...Webster, a former state revenue agent, was elected sheriff in February 1984 to fill the unexpired term of Sheriff J.B. Dykes, whose tenure had ended in a ticket-fixing scandal and a prison sentence.Webster faced four other candidates in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-11-10/former-richmond-county
Section 3 Timeline

...King Mill celebrates 100th year.Richmond Sheriff J.B. Dykes issues a "shoot-to-kill" order to deal with an...prehistoric whale.FBI reveals it is investigating Sheriff J.B. Dykes, suspected of taking bribes to fix tickets.Charles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/225/2010-08-29/section-3-timeline
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I hear a bit of blarney in Powell's comments

...drinking tequila, and he had a bottle about half-full on the front seat. He kept hollering he wanted the tequila. J.B. Dykes was sheriff then. He said, 'Reckon we ought to give him some more?' I said, 'No, we want him to sober up. We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-04-03/i-hear-bit-blarney-powells-co
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Sheriff problems get public's attention

...counties. It was tried in Richmond County in the early 1980s, and it didn't last long. In 1983, after former Sheriff J.B. Dykes was convicted of obstruction of justice after an investigation into ticket-fixing, the county commission reacted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/11/met_430977.shtml
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News you can use

Today in regional history: Sept. 1, 1983 Richmond County Sheriff J.B. Dykes, under investigation by the FBI, said Wednesday that he did destroy about 32 driving under the influence warrants, but he denied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/01/met_427145.shtml
Metro
Retiree doesn't stray from law enforcement

...officially retired in 1972. After his retirement, every sheriff, except one, made him a deputy sheriff. They included J.B. Dykes, Charles Webster and Ronnie Strength. Now 82, Mr. Redd is still working, serving as a bailiff for the Richmond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/23/met_314636.shtml
Metro
Strength admits his addiction to work

...expect of me. It'd been so much problems going on. "J.B. Dykes didn't know where he was half the time. He was just...sheriff today. And he ended up serving time. And then J.B. Dykes ended up serving time." Sheriff Dykes was accused of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/13/met_300482.shtml
Metro
Character, not color

...sort of corrupt practices, and The Chronicle turned against this white Republican. So did voters in 1976. In 1980 J.B. Dykes was elected, though not with the help of a Chronicle endorsement. In 1983, the district attorney and the newspaper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/01/edi_297638.shtml
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