Governor receives names of two lawyers to fill Burke County State Court judgeship

...Burke County State Court, and Jesse C. Stone, managing attorney of Merrill & Stone and a state senator for District 23.Cox...basis. I would encourage and participate in forums between attorneys and other regular participants in the judicial process (particularly...

Man sentenced after threat to eat judge's kids

...Satterfield sent a letter to the judge's wife months later threatening to kill the judge's children and eat them.A defense attorney didn't dispute that Satterfield wrote and mailed the letter, but he argued the man is delusional.

Gov. Deal's self-inflicted wounds in ethics case may affect reelection bid

...nearly $1 million because of the verdict in that whistleblower lawsuit (the jury awarded her $700,000 in damages plus attorney's fees and court costs).This was merely "an internal dispute between former employees and former commissioners," said...

South Carolina seeks MOX ruling

...reactor fuel project at the Savannah River Site near Aiken.In court papers filed earlier this week, Attorney General Alan Wilson and other attorneys for the state asked for a decision without a trial.The state is suing the U.S. Energy Department...

2 charged in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father

...a Wake Forest man whose daughter is an assistant district attorney in Wake County.Authorities said the kidnappers made demands...involved with this crime," said Thomas G. Walker, the U.S. attorney in Raleigh."This deliberate attack on our judicial system...

Judge won't order recalled GM cars to be parked

...ignition switches are replaced.U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos issued her order Thursday in Corpus Christi. Attorney Robert Hilliard, who represents some owners, had argued that the GM cars could lose power at any moment and expose their...

Senate, mayoral candidates tout qualifications in east Augusta

...has your back?" she asked. "Who has the compassion?"Attorney Harold Jones, who is running for state Senate from District...push to name Augusta's new courthouse for noted civil rights attorney John Ruffin, but didn't give in."It just shows you times...

Poll shows Perdue, Deal still leading

...about who should get the party's Senate nomination. The remaining 1 percent were spilt between Art Gardner, an Atlanta attorney, and Derrick Grayson, an engineer with Atlanta's transit system.Pollster Matt Towery, a one-time GOP nominee for lieutenant...

James Brown | The Augusta Chronicle

...of the singer installed on Broad Street in May 2005. Citing a danger to the credibility of the office, the South Carolina Attorney General has asked the S.C. Supreme Court to take another look at the settlement of James Brown's estate. Don't Miss...

North Augusta City Council | The Augusta Chronicle

...enacting policies concerning the operation of the city; enacting local ordinances; and appointing the Municipal Judges, City Attorney, City Clerk, and members of the various boards. City Council also has the authority to call bond referendums in the city...