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Ga. sues over EPA water rule

...overreaching by federal agencies, according to a lawsuit filed by Attorney General Sam Olens.Georgia is leading a multistate challenge...the types of wetlands affected by the rule. The support of attorneys general from West Virginia, Alabama, Florida, Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-01/ga-suing-feds-over-epa-w
Ga. man kills ex-girlfriend who ran off with wife

...estranged wife has been sentenced to life without parole. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the county's district attorney announced Raymond McKoy's sentence Tuesday. McKoy was convicted Thursday of murdering Lauren Hudson in June 2013 after seeing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-01/ga-man-kills-ex-girlfriend-w
Judge weighing Missouri lawmaker lawsuit over Rams stadium

...stadium, saying they don't have the authority to do so.An attorney for Nixon asked Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem to dismiss...has been charged with misdemeanor battery.Assistant State Attorney Georgia Cappleman confirmed the charge in email on Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-06-30/judge-weighing-missouri-l
Upcoming Calendar

...Learn about legal strategies to protect family and estate; wills and trusts, estate planning, probate avoidance, power of attorney/advance health care directive, Medicaid and/or VA planning; refreshments; offered twice ? 6 p.m. July 7 or 3 p...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-06-30/upcoming-calenda
Rep. Sims won't run again

...Rules, Transportation, Health and Human Services and Science and Technology Committees.Former Augusta mayor Bob Young and attorney Wright McLeod have announced they will run for Sims' seat.Both Republicans, Young and McLeod would face off in the 2016...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-01/rep-sims-wont-seek-another-t
New Georgia laws take effect today, most notably a higher gas tax

...the future.CONSUMER AFFAIRS: The Office of Consumer Affairs is moving from the governor's office to the office of the attorney general as in most states to improve the prosecution of hucksters and cheats.Tests for pregnant women: Health care providers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-30/new-georgia-laws-take-ef
Statue of Ben Tillman, former governor and white supremacist, vandalized

...Carolina, has been charged with disorderly conduct. Online court records showed Thompson posted bond late Monday and listed no attorney for him. His next court date is July 27.Just after dawn Saturday, a North Carolina woman scaled the more than 30-foot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-30/statue-ben-tillman-former-gov
Appeal hearing over Columbia County hospital ends

...certificate of need law."Georgia's Constitution specifically prohibits policies that restrict competition," said senior attorney Jim Manley. "The certificate of need program is designed to restrict competition."At issue are two doctors in Carters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-30/appeal-hearing-over-columbia
Child put in trash can; Ga. teacher fired

...held him over a trash can to "shake out the grouchy." School system attorneys say Pursley "engaged in inappropriate physical contact" with the boy. Pursley's attorney Warren Fortson said her behavior wasn't inappropriate and shouldn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-26/child-put-trash-can-ga-teach
Bond granted to woman in Hephzibah domestic stabbing

...a crime.Sheriff's deputies were called to Woodward's home in response to a domestic dispute, said Assistant District Attorney Melissa Bray. Woodward was found unconscious and bleeding in the front yard. Resnik Chance, 40, was found with a stab wound...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-26/bond-granted-woman-hep