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Augusta is a 'premiere' destination -- so get on up and sing it, everyone!

...me with tears in their eyes how special our city was, and how it made them feel so very welcome. One of the airmen, Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson, a POW, was absolutely thrilled to see a mural hanging in Springfield Baptist Church of his grandfather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-24/augusta-premiere
Raymond Salerno

...treasurer, Sunday school teacher, and a member of the choir. He was also a member of the Gideons International, retired as Lt. Col. from the US Army, and retired as the vice president from First Union Bank, which is now Wells Fargo. Additional survivors...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172073402
Raymond Salerno

...treasurer, Sunday school teacher, and a member of the choir. He was also a member of the Gideons International, retired as Lt. Col. from the US Army, and retired as the vice president from First Union Bank, which is now Wells Fargo. Additional survivors...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172051043
Georgia National Guard vying to expand cyber mission

...become one of 10 cyber defense teams in the nation as the Army tries to boost its newest military occupational specialty.Lt. Col. Thomas Lesnieski, the director of public affairs for the Georgia National Guard, said the state's defense mission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-21/georgia-national-guard-vying-
Around the block

...Augusta at (706) 724-0436 or the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History at (706) 724-3576. Recruits membersThe Lt. Col. Jimmie Dyess Young Marines is recruiting new members.The unit meets the first Saturday of every month at 8 a.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-06-15/around-block
Pavey: Getting to fishing spot on the Savannah River is worth the effort

...that Georgia boaters are knowledgeable, boaters will be required to complete a boating education course," said DNR Lt. Col. Jeff Weaver, assistant director of Law Enforcement.This new boater education requirement affects operators of motorized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-06-14/getting-fishin
Poppies bring bit of beauty to horrific site

...of Flanders Fields packs a punch that can long stay with you.The haunting poem, In Flanders Fields, was written by Lt. Col. John McCrae, a Canadian doctor who ran a field hospital during the war. During a recent wreath-laying ceremony at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-07/poppies-bring-bit-beauty-horrific-s
Raymond Jackson

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Raymond C. Jackson (Ret Lt Col), 89, of Augusta, GA, passed away on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Lake Crossing Health Center. Memorial services will be...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171627109
Memorial Day Events

...Ceremony conducted by American Legion Post 71: 11 a.m. Monday, Wade Hampton Park, Georgia Avenue, North Augusta; Lt. Col. Pryor, 48th ISRG, speaker; Fort Gordon Navy Choir, North Augusta High School NJROTC Drill Team, Post 71 Ceremonial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-23/memorial-day-events
Remembering fallen heroes on Memorial Day

...fireworks, but it's (in) small towns like these that the true spirit of Memorial Day is remembered," U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Michels Pryor said to the North Augusta crowd.During the ceremony organized by Jesse C. Lynch Memorial Post 71 of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-26/remembering-fallen-heroes-me