City Ink: House District 123 race sees dropouts, adds

...next day Sims announced she'd retire at the end of her term next year. And a few hours later, Wright McLeod, an Augusta lawyer and Republican candidate for the 12th District U.S. House seat in 2012, announced he'd run for the seat, too...

Ed Skinner, longtime Augusta newspaper executive, dies at 86

...as they gathered the news, stepped on toes sometimes and kept this community informed," said David Hudson, an Augusta lawyer and legal counsel for the Georgia Press Association. "And as a friend to those of us who had that privilege, he...

Bob Young's House bid starts week of political moves

...announced the next day that she would retire at the end of her term next year. A few hours later, Wright McLeod, an Augusta lawyer and Republican candidate for the 12th District U.S. House seat in 2012, announced that he would run for the seat...

South Augusta Chick-fil-A opens to lines, overnight campers

Time was still a blur for Richard Goolsby at work Thurs day afternoon.The Augusta lawyer was one of 100 people at least 18 years old who camped overnight Wednesday at the new Chick-fil-A on Peach Orchard Road for...

Augusta guardian ad litem program overhauled

...substantiated by the Augusta Bar or a Superior Court judge."We just thought we needed some consistency," said Augusta lawyer Tom Allgood, the chairman of the bar's Family Life Section. "The previous rules sort of varied from judge to judge...

John Grisham won't join Augusta lawyers in private probation legal battle but supports effort

John Grisham will be in the legal corner of a couple Augusta lawyers ? in spirit, at least.The famous Southern writer turned down a request from John Bell to join him and Jack Long in their fight...

Law license for Augusta lawyer reinstated

The Georgia Supreme Court has lifted the suspension of the law license of Augusta lawyer Christopher Nicholson.

Battle over vacant buildings in downtown Augusta could go to court

...their arguments for court."We have to go to trial to prove those buildings are in compliance," Bill Trotter, an Augusta lawyer representing Ruben, said Tuesday.Ruben and the Augusta Planning and Development Department have been quarrelling...

Claims against former Richmond County coroner detailed

...little support from his family to overcome a defect that prevented oxygen-rich blood from reaching his brain, said Augusta lawyer Jack Long, who was appointed to administer a structured settlement awarded to the Hobbs family at birth in a medical...

National Science Center Foundation seeks use for property near Fort Gordon

...Center Foun dation is requesting the zoning so that they can meet possible further office needs in that area," said Augusta lawyer Jim Trotter, speaking on behalf of the unnamed third-party company working with the foundation. "They expect...