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Rants & Raves

...new image." "Image" is shallow and superficial. What counts is depth of character of the tenants. A SPOUSE OF A retired Army veteran, I needed care in the ear clinic. I received it within one day of an appointment. Thank you for your kindness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-07/rants-raves
Restricting goals draws foul in neighborhoods

...eliminate the portable neighborhood basketball goal and its accompanying street game might have been a foul.Sias, a retired Army sergeant major and longtime neighborhood activist with the alliance and Sandridge Neighborhood Association, found little...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-17/restricting-goals-draws-
S.C. State gets $100,000 donation from its alumni association

...House and Senate move."Last month, SC State's board launched an effort to raise $20 million over three years.Retired Army Maj. Gen. Abraham Turner, who's helping, said transparency will be key."Those who are giving must understand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-28/sc-state-gets-100000-donation-its-a
Fort Gordon club nearly doubles grant awards

...banquet April 23 at Fat Man's Mill Cafe at Enterprise Mill. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. The keynote speaker is retired Army Col. Samuel D. Franco.The club, a private nonprofit, is not affiliated with Fort Gordon or the Army. For more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-13/fort-gordon-club-nearly-doub
District 7 candidate forums planned

...unexpired term of resigned commissioner Donnie Smith attracted three contenders: Insurance agent Louis "Hap" Harris, retired Army Lt. Col. and businessman Sonny Pittman and Ronald McDonald House Development Director Sean Frantom.The forums start...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-02-23/district-7-can
District 7 candidates spar over power, need for stormwater fees at forum

...and managing city infrastructure and taxpayer dollars for more than two hours at a Monday forum.The candidates are retired Army Lt. Col. and businessman Sonny Pittman, Ronald McDonald House Development Director Sean Frantom and insurance agent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-03-09/district-7-can
Opinions differ as law preserves Greenwood's segregated war memorial

...for the changes, city officials have been bombarded with pleas to keep the monuments intact.Randall Faulkner, a retired Army major who was raised in Greenwood, promised to contact the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division to petition for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-14/opinions-differ-law-preserves
Harris leads in District 7 fundraising race

...His funds help make up for opponents who likely "outwalked me," he said. "I actually have a job."Pittman, a retired Army lieutenant colonel and former banker, raised the least of the three men and included $2,860 of his own money in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-03-12/harris-leads-d
SC Honor Flight seeks World War II vets for May flight to DC monuments

...Carolina connection.Many of the supporters who accompany the veterans donate $500 to the nonprofit organization.Retired Army Maj. Gen. Steve Siegfried of Columbia, who has been on 17 of the flights, said he is no longer able to maneuver...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-23/sc-honor-flight-seeks-world-war-ii-
James Benthal

Retired Army MARTINEZ, Ga. - Entered into rest April 4, 2015 at Doctor's Hospital, Augusta, Georgia. Jim was a native of Thomasville...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174566106