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Official linked to cockfighting

...raided late last year. The 12-count federal indictment against Mr. Sharpe, a former state representative and powerful advocate for agriculture who won the Palmetto State's top farming post in 2002, also highlights undercover work conducted...
Aiken's statesman

...Nixon at the time of Byrnes' death.Although known as a trusted adviser to presidents, his true value came as a powerful advocate to the needs of the region.Byrnes played a key role in bringing jobs to the South -- particularly Aiken and Augusta...
Former first lady Betty Ford dies

...Ford's legacy "by giving countless Americans a new lease on life.""As our nation's First Lady, she was a powerful advocate for women's health and women's rights," the president said. "After leaving the White House, Mrs. Ford helped...
Rescuing cronyism

...these, Gold Cross recently submitted an unsolicited proposal to take over Augusta's ambulance service. It has a powerful advocate in Mays, who has been bad-mouthing Rural/Metro relentlessly, saying response times are poor and that the ambulance...
Opinion columns | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Schieffer trades Rangers presidency for Ballpark-area development role

...the realignment committee and the commissioner's blue ribbon economic task force. "While he was a strong and powerful advocate of Texas Rangers' causes, he understood the totality of issues that surrounded the game and invariably acted in...
'Omnium Gatherum': Two playwrights try to cope with Sept. 11

...Rebeck said. "We sort of went from carrying it over the mountains ourselves to suddenly having a very, very powerful advocate" in the Humana Festival. Rebeck hopes that "Omnium Gatherum" will have the same effect on New York theatergoers...
Bowers stresses kinship

...played up years of military service to a group of veterans Tuesday, saying his election would give Augusta veterans a powerful advocate in the governor's chair. "I need your help. I am one of you," Mr. Bowers told veterans at the Martinez Community...