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Augusta judges' pay could rise

...Barbara Sims, R-Augusta, each said they hadn't heard about Howard's bill.Howard said he was asked by the chief magistrate judge and the Superior Court judges for a raise."The normal way I've seen it done in the past, and we've not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-09/augusta-judges-pay-could
Across the region

...pre-trial diversion program, which includes an alcohol and substance abuse assessment.Fulton County State Court Chief Magistrate Judge Stephanie Davis on Friday allowed Fuller, 55, to enter the program and ordered him to report back to the court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-05/across-region
Many Georgia counties lack animal control services

...situations, Holton has looked to other means to remove animals from harm's way.On Wednesday, she went before Chief Magistrate Judge Sterling Wimberly to try to get possession of a pitbull mix whose owner had the dog tethered outside with two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-11/many-georgia-counties-lack-a
Police charge Ga. man with killing teen girlfriend, child

...were killed, citing an ongoing investigation.Smith is being held at the Jackson County Jail. The county's chief magistrate judge held a first appearance for Smith over the weekend, in which he denied bail.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-10/police-charge-ga-man-k
Motorcycle wreck kills Georgia judge

...judge was killed in a crash while riding a motorcycle.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Fannin County Chief Magistrate Judge Ronald Newton died Sunday afternoon in a wreck on Ga. 60 near the Georgia-Tennessee state line. Fannin County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-14/motorcycle-wreck-kills-georg
Columbia County judge resigns over misconduct allegations

...been a magistrate judge since 2007, submitted his resignation at the Evans courthouse, said Columbia County Chief Magistrate Judge Jason Troiano. It was effective immediately, Troiano said.Nelson had been notified earlier Thursday that Troiano...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-01/columbia-county-judge-
Former Georgia judge accused of framing woman

...charges against him and looks forward to defending himself at trial.The alleged crimes stem from his time as chief magistrate judge in Murray County. He resigned from that post in August 2012, soon after the Georgia Judicial Qualifications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-14/former-georgia-judge-a
Across Georgia

...saying he solicited her for sex when she sought his help getting arrest warrants in August 2012. Cochran was chief magistrate judge for Murray County.U.S. District Judge Har old Murphy said Coch ran's conduct was "distasteful and inappropriate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-15/across-georgia
Department of Juvenile Justice commissioner retires after less than 1 year

...I am satisfied the agency is operating on a stable path," Buckner said in the release.Buckner will become chief magistrate judge in Mur ray Coun ty, where she began her law enforcement career at the Chatsworth Po lice De partment in 1978...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-10-02/department-juvenile-ju
Judges push students to stay on straight and narrow in Judge Not program

Chief Magistrate Judge William Jennings III, dressed in a suit instead of his black robe and in the Langford Middle School library instead of his courtroom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-11-02/judges-push-students-stay