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Fifth Annual Father and Daughter Gala helps connect generations floor with dad.O'Neal said he and other organizers chose Superior Court Judge Danny J. Craig as the keynote speaker for the event because of his message."He's a father, and listening to his story brought tears to my eyes," O'Neal...
Augusta Memorial Day events yield special moments

Family and veterans turn out as Augusta celebrates Memorial Day.

...noon today at Augusta Marriott Hotel and Suites. North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams will be the keynote speaker for the event, which is sponsored by the Augusta Sports Council. Other coaches who will attend the luncheon include Georgia...
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Honoring veterans

Members of Fort Gordon's color guard participated in Veterans Day observances at the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home. Col. Jeffrey Smith, Fort Gordon's deputy commander, was the keynote speaker for the event.
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June 11, 1980Wednesday's groundbreaking ceremonies for the $70 million W.F. Hall Printing plant near Evans was "a most significant occasion" because the plant will bring economic, technological and educational benefits to the area, Georgia Gov. George Busbee said.
University celebrates integration

ATHENS, Ga. - The University of Georgia renamed its academic building the Holmes/Hunter Academic Building on Tuesday, in honor of the two students who integrated the university 40 years ago. The event capped a day of celebration commemorating the anniversary of the university's integration, Jan. 9, 1961. The ceremony, held in the university chapel on North Campus at 4 p.m., honored Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter (now Hunter-Gault).
Character program wins leaders' praise

Responsibility, thoroughness, punctuality, diligence and dependability are among the 49 character traits emphasized in the Character First Augusta program. On Tuesday, leaders in business, government and education met at a luncheon at Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta to tout the successes of the character initiative and look to its growth. "It's encouraging to me to see some movement going back to the basics," said S. Truett Cathy, founder and chairman of Chick-Fil-A Inc., who was the keynote speaker for the event.
Speaker at museum gala stresses sharing history

...Church of Christ in Chicago and former pastor of the historic Tabernacle Baptist Church in Augusta, was the keynote speaker for the event. "There is something unique about our history, for those whose skin the sun has kissed," he said. "We...
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...economic, technological and educational benefits to the area, Georgia Gov. George Busbee said. The governor, keynote speaker for the event, said Hall Printing was "the kind of industry Georgia is seeking." When the plant opens, it is expected...
Sanford recognizes city's work

NORTH AUGUSTA - Focusing on supporting small businesses will help South Carolina fight its tight budget crunch, Gov. Mark Sanford said at the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce's annual banquet Tuesday night.
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