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Veterans rally at SC Statehouse to seek benefits

...families."We salute you and welcome you here, and hope you can convince our legislators to do more for our veterans," retired Army Col. David Lobb, of the state Military Officers Associated for America, told the gathering at the Statehouse steps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-23/veterans-rally-sc-statehouse-
Haley campaign has $4 million available; Sheheen has $1.7 million

...to announce his bid for the state's No. 2 post, after loaning himself $245,000 last September. Ray Moore, a retired Army chaplain, had nearly $7,600 cash available with fundraising that began in February. Two other Republicans jumped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-10/haley-campaign-has-4-million-
SC election ballot set as filing deadline passes

...the younger son of the popular late Gov. Carroll Campbell. Pat McKinney, who helped develop Kiawah Island, and retired Army chaplain Ray Moore are also in the race. Four-term state Rep. Bakari Sellers of Denmark is the only Democrat in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-30/sc-election-ballot-set-filing
4 of 5 hopefuls for Augusta mayor attend forum held by educator association

...groups of people."CUMMINGS: "Communicating with people and understanding their needs and their plights."MASON, a retired Army sergeant and now a Department of Defense employee: "Having the ability to understand governmental operations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-13/4-5-hopefuls-augusta-may
Augusta Commission candidates

...Associate's degree, Georgia Military College; technical degrees from Augusta Tech and Albany TechOCCUPATION: Retired Army sergeant major; electrical and HVAC technicianPOLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Ran for commission in 2010; treasurer, Kellie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-09/augusta-commission-candi
History will be made when Augusta's next mayor is elected

...south Augusta pastor and businessman who has served eight years in the state Legislature; Commissioner Alvin Mason, a retired Army sergeant serving his second term on the commission; and CharlesCummings, a retired restaurateur.Mason, a Michigan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-08/history-will-be-made-whe
Qualifying for elections opens today

...Veterans Administration retiree Dennis Williams, have already started raising funds.Three people ? Rev. Melvin Ivey, retired Army Master Sgt. Sammie Sias and college instructor Gwendolyn Watts ? have announced plans to run for Mason's District...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-02/qualifying-elections-ope
Police video shows DUI arrest of ex-SCDOT director

...what you need to do," he told the trooper. Asked if he was the secretary of transportation, the 66-year-old retired Army major general responded, "I am indeed. Not that that makes a difference."The trooper then returned to his vehicle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-03/video-shows-dui-arrest-ex-scd
Fort Gordon tax center opens to soldiers for free military returns

...to bring their Social Security cards, W2s and any other tax forms or related bank statements.Herbert Brayboy, a retired Army staff sergeant who lives in Hephzibah, had all such documents Tuesday and was the first customer to arrive for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-28/fort-gordon-tax-center-opens-
Augusta mayoral candidate profiles

...51BIRTHPLACE: Lansing, Mich.EDUCATION: Master's in education, Troy UniversityOCCUPATION: Fort Gordon employee; retired Army sergeant first classPOLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Served two terms on the Augusta CommissionFAMILY: Daughter, son, three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-03-08/augusta-mayora