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City Ink: Russell made scapegoat in Marble Palace mess

...drag him through the mud.He e-mailed: "Augusta politics consumes people. The first day I was here, Sheriff Ronnie Strength told me that Augusta politics was like nothing I had ever seen before, and every day since then has proven him to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-06-14/russell-made-sc
Former Richmond County Deputy Sean Street admits role in tax fraud scheme

...told he would get $1,500 for each name but he never received payment, Durham said.According to then-Sheriff Ronnie Strength, an internal investigation was launched. The names on the list were run through a computer, and Street was discovered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-29/former-richmond-county
Augusta Exchange Club awards funds to 40 groups

...Sheriff Strength Award, which was created last year by the exchange club to honor former Richmond County Sheriff Ronnie Strength. Current Sheriff Richard Roundtree selected the organization for the award.Brad Means, anchorman for television...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-27/augusta-exchange-club-awards-
Former Richmond County sheriff Ronnie Strength enjoying life on farm

WRENS, Ga. - Ronnie Strength ditched the patrol car for a tractor more than a year ago, and he said he doesn't regret the decision one bit.The 36-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-21/former-richmond-county
Mayoral candidates continue to spar over SPLOST

...law-enforcement symbo. A slideshow of Johnson through the years preceded entertainment by former boss and colleagues Sheriff Ronnie Strength, Chief Deputy Sid Hatfield and partner Gene Staulcup, the owner of Staulcup & Associates.Strength attributed Johnson's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-05-10/mayoral-candida
Pavey: Problems lead to closure of popular landing

...to be gated because of illegal dumping and bad behavior.In 2011, the Augusta Canal Authority and then-Sheriff Ronnie Strength eliminated motor vehicle access to the section of Goodrich Street that runs along the canal towpath, citing the same...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-04-19/pavey-problems
5 Questions: Sheriff Richard Roundtree on TV cop shows

...jobs. Only Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree would own up to watching them, however.His predecessor, Ronnie Strength, and Waynesboro Police Chief Augustus Palmer III said they just don't like cop shows. Columbia County Sheriff Clay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-09-16/5-questions-sheriff-ri
Deputy fired for drug use, letter says

...on duty to trade video games with Crawford, who was a longtime friend, according to the letter. Then-Sheriff Ronnie Strength suspended Shepherd for 15 days and placed him on a year of probation.After Crawford was sentenced in federal court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-22/deputy-fired-drug-use-
City Ink: Russell was prepared for the witch hunt

...controversy, six commissioners voted to name the new sheriff's administration building in honor of retiring Sheriff Ronnie Strength, and that's the last anybody's heard of it. There's been no dedication ceremony or sign on the building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-12-14/city-ink-russel
Behind scenes, many city workers saw pay raise

...mainly road patrol deputies or jailers who achieve certification, since his election last year. His predecessor Ronnie Strength obtained 168 similar increases during the preceding two years.The pay increases studied range from a $500 supplement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-10-23/behind-scenes-many-city-