2 ex-deputies avoid manslaughter conviction in Chatham County jail death

...21-year-old jail detainee in Chatham County.After the verdict, attorneys...family of Mathew Ajibade criticized Chatham County District Attorney Meg Heap for...two days of deliberations, the Chatham County Superior Court jury convicted...

Georgia hospitals look at consolidation

...the Morning News reported.A core element in the proposed partnership is to support Memorial's commitments to the Chatham County Commission, the newspaper reported. That includes paying off $195 million in bonds as well as providing promised...

3 former jail workers to stand trial in death of Georgia man

...detainee's death. Jury selection was to begin today in Chatham County Superior Court.Many details regarding how Ajibade...plans to call as a witness Dr. Bill Wessinger, the Chatham County coroner, who listed "blunt force trauma" as Ajibade's...

Augusta-area motorists warned of large load on I-20

...8 p.m. to travel through Richmond County via Bobby Jones Expressway before entering Jenkins, Screven and then Chatham County, where it is expected to arrive at the Ocean Terminal in Savannah by midnight Wednesday.

Palmetto Pipeline surveys continue despite state denial of project

...landowner. That's a great leg up in the event you do need to go to court." Among those who have revoked permission is Chatham County. An open records request by the Savannah Morning News revealed that Assistant County Manager Michael Kaigler gave...

Smoking is a toxic behavior affecting those around you

...smoke!Consider this, too: Currently, 24 major municipalities in Georgia are smoke-free, including Savannah/Chatham County andAthens/Clarke County. As a center for health care and health-care education, Richmond County needs to be...

Effort to remove Chatham County District Attorney from jail death case rejected

...Georgia on Thursday rejected an effort to remove the Chatham County District Attorney from a case involving a man found dead in the county jail.Chatham County Superior Court Judge Michael Karpf said a motion by...

3 indicted in death of restrained college student at Savannah jail

...and Jason Kenny, worked at the Chatham County jail. The third, Gregory Brown...trauma.Dr. Bill Wessinger, the Chatham County coroner, said Ajibade suffered...recently said of the injuries.Chatham County District Attorney Meg Heap announced...

Deadly Georgia crashes spur $10M effort to add safety officers focused on commercial trucks

...Atlanta. The rest will be used along Interstate 85 south of Atlanta.Jimmy DeLoach, a former Garden City mayor and Chatham County commissioner, approached Deal about beefing up highway enforcement after his granddaughter, 21-year-old Abbie...

Georgia jail death ruled a homicide by blunt force by coroner

...restraining chair inside an isolation cell at the Chatham County jail.Chatham County Sheriff Al St. Lawrence last month fired nine...attorneys shared a copy with The Associated Press.Chatham County coroner Dr. Bill Wessinger the, confirmed the...