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Judge warns Alabama counties to comply with Supreme Court and allow gay marriages

...Shaw said his Christian beliefs may keep him from issuing same-sex licenses, and he was awaiting final word on a federal appeals court ruling.Shaw said his office will eventually comply, with workers who don't object to gay marriage handling the licenses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-01/judge-warns-alabama-counties-comply
Appeal hearing over Columbia County hospital ends

...battle.Testimony concluded Mon day in the appeals hearing over the granting of a certificate...is upheld, there could be additional appeals and then a court challenge with strict...said.That lawsuit and any potential appeals would not be subject to the same strict...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-30/appeal-hearing-over-columbia
New Georgia laws take effect today, most notably a higher gas tax

...donations that can be used to help state-charted schools.COURT OF APPEALS: To cope with a heavy workload, the General Assembly created three new seats on the Court of Appeals. The governor will appoint the first judges who will face election...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-30/new-georgia-laws-take-ef
Cop not liable for police dog action

...decision without a jury.The trial court denied her motion, and the Court of Appeals upheld that decision. The state's top court reversed the Court of Appeals' decision on Monday.Chase Swanson, who argued Key's case, said that while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-30/cop-not-liable-police-dog-ac
Lawsuit will challenge certificate of need requirement for new hospitals

...hospital. The Department of Community Health granted the certificate to Georgia Regents University's hospital, and trigger appeals by the losers, Doctors Hospital and University Hospital.That appeal is currently being heard by the department. Plus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-30/lawsuit-will-challenge-certificate-
NOTICE TO THE CITIZENS OF GROVETOWN, GEORGIA Public Notice is here...

...Public Notice is hereby given to all persons in the City of Grovetown, Georgia that a public hearing before the Zoning Board of Appeals will be held on July 16, 2015 at Grovetown City Hall, 103 Old Wrightsboro Road, at 6:00 PM to consider a Conditional Use...

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Death for Boston bomber

...Terre Haute, Indiana, where Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh was executed. It could take years or even decades for his appeals to work their way through the courts.In May, the jury condemned the former college student to die for joining his older...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-24/death-boston-bomber
Discount contact lens retailers given OK to lower prices

...pricing war with manufacturers as a federal appeals court cleared the way for a hotly contested...Friday from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver clears the way for discount...works its way through the courts. The appeals court did agree to fast-track the case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-13/discount-contact-lens-retail
Barry Bonds' obstruction conviction thrown out by appeals court

SAN FRANCISCO - Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction was reversed Wednesday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled his meandering answer before a grand jury in 2003 was not material to the government's investigation into steroids...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-22/barry-bonds-obstruction-
Kinder Morgan appeals Georgia DOT decision against the Palmetto Pipeline in its certificate of need request

Kinder Morgan officials maintain that Commissioner Russell McMurry used improper procedures and committed an "abuse of discretion" in denying them a certificate of need.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-17/kinder-morgan-appeals-georgi