Downtown stadium | The Augusta Chronicle

...residents worried it would dramatically alter the landscape of the Hammond?s Ferry planned community. South Carolina Circuit Judge J. Ernest Kinard Jr. told both parties battling over the validity of a tax district created to fund the $144 million...

Guilty plea in Aiken shooting death

...voluntary manslaughter and attempted murder in the 2012 shooting death of an Aiken man.The Aiken Standard reported Circuit Judge Garrison Hill sentenced Morris Dorch to 15 years in prison.Dorch had been charged with murder in the death of 21-year-old...

Mark Richt not sure if Todd Gurley will continue to return kicks all season

...oak trees has paid only $99 toward restitution.Court documents show Harvey Updyke made that payment on July 18. Circuit Judge Jacob A. Walker III ordered Updyke to pay restitution to Auburn University totaling $796,731 in December 2013.

Judge orders James Brown documents made public

...paid from Brown's estate. She requested them under the state's Freedom of Information Act.Earlier this month, Circuit Judge Eugene Griffith Jr. ruled against Attorney General Alan Wilson, who said he shouldn't be forced to release the...

Ruling on Project Jackson could come next week

AIKEN - Project Jackson is alive for at least another week.South Carolina Circuit Judge J. Ernest Kinard Jr. told both parties battling over the validity of a tax district created to fund the $144 million project...

Project Jackson trial begins Friday in Aiken County

...144 million development that includes a new stadium for the Augusta GreenJackets, is going before South Carolina Circuit Judge Ernest Kinard in Aiken County. The plaintiff, North Augusta homeowner Stephen Donohue, claims the city violated...

South Carolina Supreme Court mulls case that pits Attorney General Alan Wilson against House Speaker Harrell

...presence of more than just civil ethics allegations against Harrell.It's now up to the high court to consider if a circuit judge was right earlier this year to order Wilson to halt his investigation, citing a lack of criminal evidence against Harrell...

Harrell raises South Carolina judicial independence questions

...influence.Attorney General Alan Wil son is appealing a circuit judge's ruling that the House Eth ics Committee would have...state grand jury. Harrell's attorneys objected, and Circuit Judge Casey Manning ultimately ordered Wilson to halt the...

Testimony in South Carolina Episcopal church split winds up

...Charles vonRosenberg, who heads the diocese that remained with the national church.It will likely be months before Circuit Judge Diane Goodstein rules. She asked attorneys for both dioceses and the numerous parishes who are parties in the case...

10 years in SC dog-dragging case

...sentenced to more than 10 years in prison after admitting he dragged a dog for at least 2 miles behind his pickup truck.Circuit Judge Letitia Verdin told Roger Owens that what he did was one of the cruelest things she had ever seen before sentencing...