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Judge set to retire

...said. Judge Dickert was first elected to the Augusta Judicial Circuit Superior Court bench in 1996, defeating Judge Bettieanne Hart in a runoff. Ms. Hart was appointed by the governor to fill a new judgeship created the year before. Since winning...
Research uncovers 'client dumping'

...Brown Jr. signed three; Senior Judge Franklin H. Pierce signed two; and Judge Robert Lyn Allgood and former Judge Bettieanne Hart each signed one. Judge Fleming said he doesn't know why his brother's law firm would have a much higher number...
Districts influence politics

...Todd and Freddie Handy were elected to an expanded, eight-member county commission that had been 4-2 white; and Bettieanne Hart was elected to the Georgia Legislature, balancing a delegation that had been 5-3 white. The same year, the Legislature...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Lela Stone: educator, advocate dies at 82

...board member. She will be best remembered for her efforts to preserve the Boggs Academy campus, said longtime friend Bettieanne Hart, a former Superior Court judge."She kept fighting for that," Hart said.Boggs Academy opened in 1910 as a private...
Education | Metro
Williams is one of many to be tardy paying taxes

...He said he was double billed. Others who'd had trouble paying taxes on time were state Reps. George Brown and Bettieanne Hart; Richmond County commissioners Moses Todd, who had his commission pay garnished to satisfy a $5,000 debt; Freddie...
City Ink | Augusta State University | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Paine College
Runoff renews debate to split

...splitting the circuit a decade ago when Judge Neal W. Dickert, who is white, challenged and beat sitting Judge Bettieanne Hart, who is black. She got the most votes in Richmond and Burke counties but lost the runoff because Columbia County...
Commissioners hope 'dessert' sweetens voters' views of tax

...split the votes in Richmond County. It wouldn't be the first time Columbia County voters swung an election - recall Bettieanne Hart and Judge Neal Dickert. City Ink thanks Staff Writer Tom Corwin for his contribution to this week's column. Reach...
City Ink | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Lucy C. Laney High School
Mother blames attorney's actions for son's conviction

...Judge William M. Fleming Jr. - 2 Senior Judge Franklin H. Pierce - 2 Judge Robert Lyn Allgood - 1 Former Judge Bettieanne Hart - 1 Attorneys' withdrawal requests: Fleming firm (John Fleming, Jim Blanchard, Kay Jackson, Richard Ingram...
Augusta's year in review: July - December

...Hardin dies. Aug. 6: Augusta attorney Neal Dickert, riding a huge vote out of Columbia County, ousts Judge Bettieanne Hart in the runoff for Superior Court Judge; Bill Jackson edges Lee Anderson in the Republican primary runoff for Georgia...
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