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

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,

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

Victory has Falcons giddy

Turnout 'key' to election

Thurmond takes close race

Hawks win first game of season

Columbia school board: Whitaker, Hicks win

Keeping busy is the trick for illusionists

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

Supreme Court deals poker back to Aiken County

DeLoach defeats challenger Chavous

Principal found shot to death

Returns favor Georgia school-tax amendment

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

Sunday alcohol gets OK

Endorsement - Vote Charles Norwood

Clemson coach's outlook for Greene is 'optimistic'

Woman knows danger of air bags

Clinton piles up advantage in big industrial states

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

Stores expect Jordan's fragrance to be a winner

GOP keeps majority in House

Augusta's Avery picks Duke

Greenjackets gets new manager

Democrats nab lead for S.C. Senate

Cleland the likely winner

Jolly captures contest for county solicitor

Gingrich allies hold early leads

Aiken council to see little change

Ga house

Election likely to have little impact on economy

2-AAA game closely watched

Clinton looks for landslide; Parties battle for Congress

South Carolina voters pass complex referendum issues

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