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No charges for Savannah officer who shot handcuffed man

...witnesses and reviewed a Georgia Bureau of Investi gation report topping 2,000 pages in the shooting of 29-year-old Charles Smith last fall, Chatham County District Attorney Meg Heap said."I believe the decision the grand jury made should lay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-25/no-charges-savannah-of
Advocacy group looks to better protect kids and whistleblowers of sexual abuse

...when they investigated sexual harassment and abuse allegations against former T.W. Josey High School band director Charles Smith from 2001.Smith was never charged in the case and was allowed to retire from the school system despite 14 students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-22/advocacy-group-looks-bett
Evelyn Tillery

...Funeral service will be held on Friday, January 9, 2015, 11:00 AM at B. A. Williams Memorial Chapel with Reverend Charles Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends this evening, 6...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173771926
New Augusta NAACP leadership prompts optimism for chapter's future

...was discouraged under past leadership.Nash-Teachey, a retired nurse and Army veteran, follows former President Charles Smith, whom the Georgia NAACP banned from the organization for life in October after a review of a 2001 sexual harassment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-06/new-augusta-naacp-leadership
Rants & Raves

...we go again with a powerful man being able to get away with anything he wants. I was so glad to see the article on Charles Smith. Hooray for Doris and Jesse Willard for bringing this back to the public eye. This story shows the exact reason why...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-25/rants-raves
Journalism done well doesn't follow the pattern

...they have an impact.Last Sunday's front page story about the local NAACP president and former Josey band director Charles Smith was such a story.Reporter Tracey McManus spent more than four months looking into the case of reported abuse by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-17/journalism-done-well-doesnt-f
Human rights group I Breathe I Rise hosts forum on sexual abuse in schools

...sexually harassed by the same band director whom Martin accused of assaulting her in the late 1980s.The teacher, Charles Smith, was never charged with a crime, and although the school system took steps to fire him, he was allowed to retire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-17/human-rights-group-i-breathe
Smith's accusers say trauma from school days lingers

...and the Richmond County Sheriff's Office during a 2001 investigation into T.W. Josey High School band director Charles Smith.They watched as Smith was never fired but was allowed to quietly retire while avoiding criminal charges.Smith was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-12/smiths-accusers-say-tr
Top Stories of 2014: Allegations led to ex-NAACP chief Charles Smith's ouster

...Thirteen years after sexual harassment and rape allegations first surfaced against former Augusta NAACP president Charles Smith, 2014 was the year they caught up to him.The Georgia NAACP banned Smith from the organization in October after local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-22/allegations-led-ex-naacp-chi
Augusta couple seek to expose sexual assault allegations against former Josey band director

...Josey High School band director Charles Smith asked them for sex, stuck his...letter to his NAACP office."Charles Smith is still president of the NAACP...wrote in her statement. "Dr. Charles Smith will take his tongue and move...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-12/augusta-couple-seek-ex