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...Carolina's longest-serving sheriff is set to go to trial early next year on bribery and conspiracy charges.Chief U.S. District Judge Terry Wooten says suspended Lexington County Sheriff James Metts' trial will begin Jan. 20. Wooten said Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-03/across-south-carolina
Prison baseballs had drugs inside

...were loaded with marijuana, tobacco and a cell phone intended for an inmate, an FBI agent testified before Chief U.S. District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood. Antonio Marcellus Jones, 33, of Hampton, Va., pleaded guilty to a felony charge of providing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-03/prison-baseballs-had-drugs-i
SC sheriff indicted; January trial set

...Carolina's longest-serving sheriff is set to go to trial early next year on bribery and conspiracy charges. Chief U.S. District Judge Terry Wooten says suspended Lexington County Sheriff James Metts' trial will begin Jan. 20. Wooten said Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-03/sc-sheriff-indicted-january-
Augusta doctor sentenced in pill case

...prescribing narcotic painkillers and other drugs for no legitimate medial purpose.In sentencing Tetalman, Chief U.S. District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood refused a request from his lawyer David N. Ghazi that she limit the sentence to one to two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-16/augusta-doctor-sentenc
Doctor sentenced in Georgia 'pill mill'

...doses of pain medication from a clinic off Interstate 95 near Brunswick is going to prison for three years.Chief U.S. District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood sentenced the tearful Dennis Momah on Monday and ordered him to serve three years on probation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-08-27/doctor-sentenced-georg
Judge dismisses man's James Brown claim

COLUMBIA - Chief U.S. District Judge Margaret Seymour has dismissed a complaint from a man who said he was the "brother/cousin" of the late soul singer James Brown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-03-12/judge-dismisses-mans-j
U.S. judge upholds Brunswick protest rule

...ordinance and have the legal authority to ask small groups of protesters whether they have a permit to demonstrate.Chief U.S. District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood denied a motion from the Rev. Zack Lyde, a community activist, who sought injunctions banning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-12-07/us-judge-upholds-brunswick-p
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Heavy rain, broken drain leave courtroom in 'shambles'

...post office downstairs on the first floor."We're not going to let justice be disrupted by some water," Chief U.S. District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood said."A drain pipe inside the building between the second and third floors came apart sending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-27/heavy-rain-broken-drain-leav
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Pink policy stays in place in prison

...Director Jon Ozmint subsequently filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit. In an order handed down Wednesday, Chief U.S. District Judge David C. Norton agreed with Mr. Ozmint, writing that the case became moot when Mr. Nealous was freed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/15/met_483601.shtml
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Settlement between investors, university OK'd in fraud case

...filing claims against the school, "which is not in the best interest of any investor or other creditor," Chief U.S. District Judge David Norton wrote in court documents filed Monday. The school would also waive its claim to about $1.5...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/14/met_198751.shtml
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