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Probation advisory council investigates company, won't recommend policy

...with what it called "front loading fees," taking fees instead of ensuring the offender conducted court-ordered community service and collecting fees for drug tests that were never performed.The hearing was to occur originally in November...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-17/probation-advisory-council-in
Vincent: No regrets about conversations with Peterson

...4 for physically disciplining his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch. Peterson received probation time, community service and a small fine as part of a deal that will remove the misdemeanor from his record if he completes the requirements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-15/vincent-no-regrets-about-conv
Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

...formal news conference.Monis has long been on officials' radar. Last year, he was sentenced to 300 hours of community service for using the postal service to send what a judge called "grossly offensive" letters to families of soldiers killed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-15/police-3-dead-including-gunma
South Georgia private probation service violated rules

...nonpayment of fees, let probationers buy out of community service, collected more in fines than judges imposed and...Victims Emergency Fund.? A defendant paid a $360 community service fee although he did not complete all the work a judge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-12/ga-private-probation-s
Kathe Lynch

...homemaker and lived out Proverbs 31. As the wife of an Army Warrant Officer, she served as a volunteer with the Army Community Service. She transitioned to assistant living and moved to Stafford, Va. in 2009. Those left to celebrate her loving...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173446918
Augusta can develop a true 'shelter' for animals, not a death house

Augusta's Animal Services Department is a community service department, whose operations and staff are paid for by taxpayers.Yes, there is a need for them to deal with vicious and nuisance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-11-29/augusta-can-deve
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston's code of conduct hearing starts

...crab legs and crawfish from a Tallahassee Publix. He said he forgot to pay, but he agreed to complete 20 hours of community service, which he did. He was briefly suspended from the baseball team, where he is a relief pitcher.Winston was suspended...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-02/florida-state-quarterback
Faith Calendar

...1-3, the Rev. Reginald Grimes and Roderick SumpterMETROPOLITAN COMMUNITY CHURCH OF OUR REDEEMER: World AIDS Day community service 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1; dramatic readings, poetry, music and more; participants include students and faculty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-11-28/faith-calendar
Council of State Court Judges propose new rules in wake of critical audit of misdemeanor probation operations

...make payments and how costs are to be converted to community service.The proposed rules would prohibit probation companies...alleged violation is not paying, or not completing community service, classes, counseling or mental health evaluations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-05/council-state-court-ju
Girl Scouts byting into digital for cookie sales

...pulled down about 200 boxes last year and has upped her goal to 600. Girl Scouts use their cookie money to pay for community service work or troop activities such as camping and other trips.The websites will not be accessible without an email invitation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-01/girl-scouts-byting-digital