On Tuesday, Augusta-Richmond Countians in five districts must elect Board of Education members who will oversee a $165 million 1996-97 budget and the destinies of 37,000 public school children. Today we offer endorsements based on a careful study of the p

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it" is a good axiom for voters in the Senate District 23 sections of Richmond, Columbia and Jefferson counties. Sen. DON CHEEKS, D-Augusta, is experienced and well-connected in Atlanta for getting things done. He's also one o

This Burke and south Richmond County House seat is well represented by a freshman incumbent who has taken the lead in the General Assembly in fighting for a constitutional amendment to ban race-based preferences in education, jobs and voting. He will cont

There will be two Georgia Public Service Commission seats listed on the Nov. 5 ballot. The commissioners who occupy these seats are extremely important when it comes to our wallets, so don't skip over these races! The five-member PSC oversees 40 entities,

Sam Nunn made it easy for voters during the four terms he held Georgia's U.S. Senate seat. It didn't matter who, if anyone, was running against him. The thoughtful, knowledgeable incumbent was the natural selection whenever his name was on the ballot. Now

Bob Dole Dole the better man Bob Dole can be trusted Web posted 11/4/96 Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff It's general election day, and voters should ask themselves a key question: Who can be trusted to lead our nation into the 21st Century? Americans a

1A) Yes. Crime victims would finally have the right to be informed of criminal proceedings and to obtain restitution when legally possible. 1B) Yes. This facilitates the denial of bail for violent criminals. 2A) Yes. It bars any convicted felon from servi

She's a wife, mother, grandmother, businesswoman and farm owner who has demonstrated enormous leadership in volunteer civic work at both the community and state levels. In her last bid for the 116th House seat, covering portions of south Richmond and Burk

This newspaper has long sided with SEN. STROM THURMOND in his stand for a limited federal government and states' rights. In fact, the one-time presidential candidate is one of America's few true statesman with a rock-solid reputation for integrity. There'

State Rep. JOEY BRUSH, R-Appling, is campaigning for the District 24 Senate seat which comprises 10 counties, including his native Columbia County. Based on a successful House term, this family man and businessman should make a fine state senator. Brush e

There are two men running for secretary of state, the Georgia official who polices campaign laws and oversees the state Ethics Commission. The challenger, former deputy insurance commissioner and one-time director of the state Republican Party, DAVID SHAF

What did South Carolina's 3rd Congressional District voters expect when they elected the first Republican since Reconstruction two years ago? Based on the campaign, they were looking for a representative who would work for a Balanced Budget Amendment; con

With Augusta-Richmond County's expanding population and growth come increasing demands upon the resourcefulness and skills of law enforcement agencies and prosecutors. In other words, this community needs crime-fighting leadership that is equal to the fut

Democrats nab lead for S.C. Senate

Jolly captures contest for county solicitor

DeLoach defeats challenger Chavous

Endorsement - Vote Charles Norwood

Turnout 'key' to election

Board set to fill position Augusta Commission will likely approve contract for new city administrator, hire directors at meeting

Returns favor Georgia school-tax amendment

Health service bought University Hospital purchases four agencies owned by former Healthmaster managed-care group

Gingrich allies hold early leads

Hawks win first game of season

2-AAA game closely watched

Principal found shot to death

Supreme Court deals poker back to Aiken County

Victory has Falcons giddy

Columbia school board: Whitaker, Hicks win

Thurmond takes close race

GOP keeps majority in House

Woman knows danger of air bags

Cleland the likely winner

Greenjackets gets new manager

Ga house

Augusta's Avery picks Duke

Clinton piles up advantage in big industrial states

Stores expect Jordan's fragrance to be a winner

Clinton looks for landslide; Parties battle for Congress

South Carolina voters pass complex referendum issues

Senate hopefuls make last-minute pitches Millner campaigns in Atlanta while Cleland traverses state in effort to succeed retiring Sen. Sam Nunn

Prime thyme for herbs The culinary sages are cultivating their own in growing numbers these days

Keeping busy is the trick for illusionists

Sunday alcohol gets OK

Clemson coach's outlook for Greene is 'optimistic'

Aiken council to see little change

Election likely to have little impact on economy

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