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Hollywood's epic 'Birth of a Nation' glorified injustice

...Klan, demonized blacks and sealed the misconception the Reconstruction era in the South was a disastrous experiment in racial equality...state that did not secede and was relatively unaffected by Reconstruction, Griffith related to the source material for The Birth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-02-21/hollywoods-epic-birth-nation-glorif
Rants & Raves

...to build them more soccer parks and jogging paths. BLACKS NEED to educate themselves about Georgia history. Right after Reconstruction, in the 1880s, blacks were voting and were elected state representatives, until the Democrats in the 1890s rebelled and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-16/rants-raves
Edgefield museum is shrine for South Carolina Red Shirts, who attacked blacks during Reconstruction

...honoring the Confederacy and its leaders. Those leaders include the "Red Shirts," who used violence and intimidation to end Reconstruction in the state.The Oakley Park Museum in Edgefield County is run by the local Daughters of the Confederacy chapter. It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-20/edgefield-museum-shrine-south
Ex-SC Gov. Edwards dies

CHARLESTON, S.C. - James B. Edwards, South Carolina's first Republican governor since Reconstruction and later energy secretary for two years in the Reagan administration, has died. He was 87. His son-in-law Ken Wingate confirmed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-26/ex-sc-gov-edwards-dies
Former SC governor James B. Edwards dies at 87

CHARLESTON, S.C. - James B. Edwards, South Carolina's first Republican governor since Reconstruction and later energy secretary for two years in the Reagan administration, has died. He was 87.His son-in-law Ken Wingate confirmed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-26/former-sc-governor-james
Aiken street closed for accident reconstruction Wednesday

The Aiken Department of Public Safety's Accident Reconstruction Team will be mapping a traffic collision in the southbound lane of Laurens Street between Hampton and Edgefield avenues from 9...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-14/aiken-street-closed-ac
Software donation aids accident reconstruction

...the 21st century when it implements the latest in accident reconstruction software in 2014.Last week, the agency received ARAS 360...software takes the technical complications (of accident reconstruction) and puts it into a form so that it's easily understood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-22/software-donation-aids
Miss. to dedicate new burn center

JACKSON, Miss. - Central Mississippi Medical Center will dedicate its JMS Burn & Reconstruction program Thursday.It is affiliated with Joseph M. Still Burn Centers Inc. in Augusta.Gov. Phil Bryant is scheduled to speak...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-16/miss-dedicate-new-burn-cente
Reconstruction-era blacks reclaim spot in history

...the South Carolina House during Reconstruction reclaimed their place in history...Museum played host to a major Reconstruction exhibit that offered a balanced look at the complex period. Reconstruction was the federal government's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/19/met_224409.shtml
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County's collision reconstruction team lessens state patrol workload

...creation of Richmond County's collision reconstruction team, calls for assistance from crash...state patrol's Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team is requested only in serious...the resources we do," he said.Reconstruction teams are used in fatal or near-fatal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-05-23/countys-collision-reco