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Rants & Raves

...We don't like GRU, but it is happening for a reason, Dr. Azziz is here for a reason, and Roundtree might be our next sheriff for a reason. Honestly, we should be excited for big things in the future for this little river town. I WAS DRIVING...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-08-30/rants-raves
City Ink: Scott Peebles alienates his Republican supporters

...thought, prayer and discussion, it is my intention to help and support Richard Roundtree in his campaign to be the next sheriff of Richmond Coun ty," Blanchard posted on his Face book page Friday. "If you have not had the opportunity to hear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2012-09-01/city-ink-scott-
Roundtree talks of love, reconciliation at forum

The crowd that gathered Thursday night to hear from one of the men who hopes to be the next sheriff of Richmond County didn't get the usual words about politics, voting and law enforcement.Richard Roundtree had a message of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-09-13/roundtree-talk
Rants & Raves

...ain't right! Do we really need four more years of this? IF SCOTT PEEBLES was a black man, he definitely would be our next sheriff. It's a total disgrace to our city that race plays a role instead of who is really qualified for the position. EVERY...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-29/rants-raves
Roundtree wins sheriff's race

...the race is over, my sword is going to be sheathed," he said. "I'll do anything in the world to help him be the next sheriff."Sanders said he had hoped for a different result but had no hard feelings against his opponent and wished Roundtree...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2012-11
Augusta area's political elite bid farewell to Sheriff Charles B. Webster at graveside service

...end, campaigning for his friend Freddie Sanders, who ultimately lost to Richard Roundtree in the race to become the next sheriff.Craig said that although Webster often said he was more of a politician than a lawman, he didn't agree. He said Webster...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-13/augusta-areas-political-elite
Roundtree makes history with victory in sheriff's race

...months later.In March, Richard Roundtree was one of six men who announced their intentions to become the county's next sheriff.Over the next few months, he would battle his way from an underfunded Democratic underdog to the prohibitive favorite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-25/roundtree-makes-history-victo
Scott Peebles endorses Richard Roundtree for Richmond County sheriff

...vote for school public safety Lt. Richard Roundtree because the two have similar ideas and philosophies about what the next sheriff needs to do."By comparing our campaign platforms, it's easy to see why I've chosen to support Richard Roundtree...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-08-31/scott-peebles-
Strength: Next sheriff's role is enforcement, not social work

...elected to succeed him next year should concentrate on catching criminals and not worry about rehabilitating them."The next sheriff is going to be elected to enforce the law, not to be a social worker," Strength told those gathered at the Julian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-09-11/strength-next-sheriffs
A part of the solution

...enforcement. Mindful of some of the holistic-approach promises of those seeking to succeed him, Strength cautioned, "The next sheriff is going to be elected to enforce the law, not to be a social worker."He's right.The sheriff, of course...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-09-16/part-solution