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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-03/sc-supreme-court-hear-project
Georgia lawmakers vote as deadline nears

...under a bill headed to the Senate. The House passed the bill 142-21.The bill also gives salary increases to circuit court judges, district attorneys and public defenders.The state would add up to $30,000 annually for those officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-11/georgia-lawmakers-vote-deadli
Plea deal reached in Aiken cop slaying trial

...looked towards Richardson's mother, brother and widow as they read statements to the court.When questioned by Circuit Court Judge Clifton Newman, Carter said he had gone to school through 10th grade, had one daughter and had been treated in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-02/plea-deal-reached-cop-
SC bill would change magistrate selection

...be appointed by a majority vote of the resident circuit court judges in the judicial circuit where the magistrate will...dismissed the proposal to hand selection powers to circuit court judges."I'm not interested in that. They don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-19/sc-bill-would-change-m
Across the region

...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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-03/across-region
Jury selected to hear trial in Aiken officer's slaying

...alternates include three white women and one black man.All will be sequestered for the course of the trial, and Circuit Court Judge Clifton Newman asked them to report to the first day of proceedings Monday with a suitcase packed for a two-week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/jury-selected-hear-tri
South Carolina Supreme Court will hear lawsuit on North Augusta's Project Jackson development

...the state's Tax Increment Financing law when it approved an ordinance to fund the development.After S.C. Circuit Court Judge Ernest Kinard ruled in favor of the city, Donohue filed an appeal with the state appellate court in October. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-24/south-carolina-supreme-court
North Augusta asks state Supreme Court to take up Project Jackson case

...development. He contested whether the development area is blighted, a requirement for a TIF district.After a trial, Circuit Court Judge Ernest Kinard ruled in favor of North Augusta on Aug. 20, a decision Donohue later asked the judge to reconsider...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-21/north-augusta-asks-state
North Augusta man asks judge to reconsider Project Jackson ruling

...Augusta homeowner who filed a lawsuit challenging Project Jackson, filed a motion Sept. 2 in Aiken County asking Circuit Court Judge Ernest Kinard to rule again. Donohue said the city presented evidence in court that did not prove blight or declining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-12/north-augusta-man-asks-judge
Judge rules North Augusta didn't have to prove new findings of blight for Project Jackson

...according to the judge who ruled in favor of the city in a lawsuit challenging Project Jackson.South Carolina Circuit Court Judge Ernest Kinard ruled that plaintiff Stephen Donohue, who sued the city in December, erred in his claims that North...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-20/judge-rules-north-augusta-di