North Augusta, Wyndham Enterprises settle after five years of litigation

...years of litigation between the parties moments before a trial was to begin at the Aiken County Judicial Center. Circuit Court Judge Clifton Newman walked into a near-empty chamber as the opposing attorneys stood outside the courtroom finishing...

North Augusta mayor says Project Jackson awaits private investment before ballpark

...the TIF district did not have blighted property required by the state statute, but the Supreme Court affirmed a circuit court judge's ruling that favored North Augusta.Scott Gudith, who like Donahue lives in the upscale, riverfront River...

S.C. Supreme Court upholds validity of ordinance allowing North Augusta to finance the new GreenJackets stadium

...defects in that process at all."The Supreme Court's opinion affirmed the August 2014 ruling by South Carolina Circuit Court Judge Ernest Kinard on the TIF District but reversed his decision that North Augusta complied with FOIA. Donohue appealed...

Documents show financial, legal issues at Mount Vintage Plantation golf club

...discovered Hooker used much of the money to pay off other loans, credit card bills and personal expenses.In March, Circuit Court Judge Franklin Addy ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in their claim of negligent misrepresentation but not on the claims...

Flags lowered in memory of state's first female Circuit Court judge

...of Carol Connor, South Carolina's first female Circuit Court judge. Connor died Friday after battling cancer for eight...a member of the Attorney General's staff and a Circuit Court judge. "Judge Connor consistently broke new ground here...

Judge: Edgefield school board member can take seat

COLUMBIA -- A circuit court judge has reversed the Edgefield County Registration and Elections...disqualification.Jackson had appealed his disqualification before 11th Circuit Court Judge Knox McMahon in December. On Tuesday, the judge ruled that...

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Court's ruling delays sentence in Downs case

AIKEN - Citing an "abundance of caution," Circuit Court Judge Casey Manning on Monday halted the sentencing hearing...as the defense to read (the ruling) more." - Circuit Court Judge Casey Manning Reach Matthew Boedy at (803) 648-1395...

S.C. Supreme Court to hear Project Jackson case on Tuesday

...are so confident."Donohue's lawsuit against the development worked its way to the Supreme Court after a state circuit court judge ruled in favor of North Augusta in August. Donohue appealed the decision, and the Supreme Court agreed to bypass...

South Carolina judge won't rule again on Project Jackson

...A South Carolina judge won't reconsider his ruling in favor of North Augusta's Project Jackson development.Circuit Court Judge Ernest Kinard handed down an order Wednesday denying plaintiff Stephen Donohue's request for reconsideration...

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...parish churches are the owners of their property, not The Episcopal Church.In a decision handed down Tuesday, Circuit Court Judge Diane Goodstein wrote that the diocese and its churches are "the owners of their real, personal and intellectual...