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Sheriff hopeful thinks positively

When Leon Garvin was 50 years old, he decided to participate in the Tough Man competition...If you want `strength' in our sheriff's office, then vote for Leon Garvin," he said to the crowd of cheering supporters. Mr. Garvin said that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/30/met_289667.shtml
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Garvin qualified for Senate seat, but now wants out

Leon Garvin, the former sheriff's lieutenant who qualified Friday to run as a Democrat...and had no idea he planned to qualify."We were not approached by Leon Garvin; he never attended our meetings. As far as we know, he was a Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2010-05-05/garvin-qualifi
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Strength easily wins sheriff's post

...reporting, Chief Deputy Ronnie Strength had the drop on Lt. Leon Garvin in the Richmond County sheriff's race. With 58 of...reporting Sheriff, Richmond County Ronnie Strength 75% Leon Garvin 25% Sheriff Charles Webster, who did not run for a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/08/met_299472.shtml
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Honest Garvin to make a fine sheriff

...about the candidate for (Richmond County) sheriff, Leon Garvin. I guess I should be neither shocked nor dismayed that...forward in a new era? I am proud to say that I have known Leon Garvin for more than 20 years and in all that time I have never...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/26/edi_293703.shtml
Editorials
Candidate for sheriff values taxpayers

...enjoy for Independence Day, but I can tell you where Leon Garvin was. I was impressed to find him, his immediate family...for everyone. We can have these things and more with Leon Garvin as our sheriff. I think it's ironic that he would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/11/edi_295614.shtml
Editorials
Former Richmond County sheriff Ronnie Strength enjoying life on farm

...support of the people he served in his 12 years as sheriff.He was elected sheriff after beating Republican candidate Leon Garvin with 74 percent of the vote in 2000, according to The Augusta Chronicle archives. Strength was re-elected in 2004...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-21/former-richmond-county
3 Democrats qualify to run for Quincy Murphy's seat

...Augusta Commissioner J.B. Powell, who stepped down to run for Georgia Agriculture Commissioner. After candidate Leon Garvin withdrew and Chuck Pardue, who obtained 6,000 signatures to run as an independent, also abandoned the race, Evans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-09-18/3-democrats-qualify-run-
The same old shenanigans

Leon Garvin went shopping online for a pontoon boat, so he says, and ended up finding a state Senate seat to run for.How about that Internet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2010-05-11/same-old-shenanigans
Editorials
Man of vision best sheriff candidate

...26 I attended the candidate forum sponsored by Augusta Pride and Progress and heard both candidates for sheriff. Leon Garvin spoke of his plans for improvement in the sheriff's department and Ronnie Strength spoke of his years of experience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/16/edi_300343.shtml
Editorials
Hopefuls address issues

...Wednesday and asked them certain questions. Here are the questions and their responses: Q: Why are you running? Leon Garvin: "Well, when I went to work for George Mutimer back in '65, when he interviewed me he asked me those questions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/05/met_298871.shtml
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