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Jay Jaffe, former publisher of 'The Columbia News,' dies at age 69

...persuade Columbia County commissioners to allow alcohol sales in the county. The crusade, which drew a backlash from local ministers, resulted in publication of a letter from the then-owners of the newspaper, Columbia Publishing Co., declaring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-11/jay-jaffe-former-publisher-co
Monument proposed for local victims of violence

...violent, with 34 homicides to date. There were 27 homicides in 2009 and 23 in 2008. But those are just numbers.Two local ministers want to erect a memorial wall as a visual reminder of the long-lasting effect of violence in the community."It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-11-15/monument-proposed-loca
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Presbyterians monitor property case closely

...its buildings and more than 7 acres of land held in trust for the Presbyterian Church U.S.A.The committee of local ministers "considered, prayed about it and decided the buildings should continue to be used by the Danville congregation as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2012-03-23/presbyterians-monitor-pr
Across South Carolina

...In the past, a member of the council has led a prayer at the start of meetings, but that was changed to allow a local minister to lead a prayer prior to the start of meetings. Man's identity sought after fatal car crash BEAUFORT - Jasper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/07/met_115532.shtml
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Local minister expressed mutual sentiments well

Consider this an expression of appreciation for publishing the op-ed column by the Rev. Clarence Grier ("Augusta Chronicle unfair to Walker, blacks," Nov. 19).Robert Bush, Augusta

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/08/let_436601.shtml
Letters
Civil War tourism gives way to civil rights tourism in Alabama

...Visitors can see the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, where Martin Luther King changed from being a local minister to a civil rights leader when he agreed to lead a yearlong boycott of Montgomery's bus system in 1955-56. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/01/liv_403018.shtml
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Across Georgia and South Carolina

...don't lead to answers in the death of a black Columbus man shot to death by police. Flanked by more than a dozen local ministers and civil rights leaders, the longtime New York activist linked the shooting to his outsider bid for the Democratic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/28/met_396025.shtml
Metro
Jackson leads demonstration at County Council

...for." Ashmore said he'll continue to come to County Council meetings, but doesn't expect any changes until local ministers get involved. "You're not hearing from the preachers," he said. "Until you hear from the pulpit, there won't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/06/met_374753.shtml
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GreenJackets notebook

...Chapel has been serving teams throughout the minors and major leagues. The organization makes arrangements to have a local minister serve as team chaplain in every city in pro ball. Chapel is held about an hour or so before Sunday games, first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/18/gja_353328.shtml
GreenJackets
Most American Indians don't mind sports names

...Official Pastime of the General Assembly."- Michael Owen, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer * * * TODAY'S JOKE: A local minister waited in line to have his car filled with gas just before a long holiday weekend. The attendant worked quickly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/05/kir_336751.shtml
Bill Kirby