Columbia County might revise pawn law

...transaction information on demand without a warrant. Those that fail to comply can be arrested and charged with a crime.County Attorney Chris Driver said he was aware of Tisdale's concerns and was examining possible ways to revise the ordinance, but...

Governor Nathan Deal names Robyn Crittenden to head the Department of Human Services

...legal affairs-contracts for the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.She was also an assistant county attorney in DeKalb County and an associate at the law firm of Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy.Crittenden received a...

Owner, city at odds over Lake Aumond lot

...the meeting. Bass doesn't think he should be subject to the restrictions.At the time, Steve Shepard served as county attorney for the commission. His partner Jim Plunkett, still outside city counsel who has been working with Bass on the issue...

Columbia County attorney reveals he helped close deal on Magnolia Trace

...denied there was any conflict of interest.In a brief interview after Tuesday's Columbia County Commission meeting, county attorney Doug Batchelor said he worked as the closing attorney for Affordable Equity Partners, the purchaser of the Magnolia...

Former County Attorney Robert M. Bell dies

...a lot of ways." Mr. Bell, who died at his Aiken home Thursday after a long battle with cancer, served as the county attorney for Aiken County for 25 years. Part of South Carolina Highway 118 in Aiken is named after him. "It's a great...

Metro | Aiken County Council
Aiken County government gets full-time attorney

...County has its first full-time county attorney. The county council hired Lawrence...Jan. 11. In the past, the county attorney also worked in outside legal...e-mail and serve solely as the county attorney. Sanders said an extensive search...

Frog art survives statute

ATHENS, Ga. - The county attorney this week dropped charges against a downtown store owner who...Francois" was decked out in a sparkly, celebratory outfit after County Attorney Bill Berryman declined to prosecute a July citation for a violation...

Election inquiry request is denied

...McIntosh County commissioners have asked the county attorney to investigate whether there was voter fraud in Darien's...Gault and Charles Jordan -- made a broad request of County Attorney James Coppage. Mr. Greene asked Mr. Coppage to...

Parkway dedicated for attorney

...Augusta Exchange shopping center was built, Richmond County attorney Robert C. Daniel Jr. saw potential in the expanse...to Walton Way Extension. Mr. Daniel was Richmond County attorney for 20 years before his death from acute leukemia...

Public input sought on new proposal

Columbia County officials want the public to help them decide what to do about area massage parlors. County Attorney Doug Batchelor has drafted an ordinance with the assistance of Sheriff Clay Whittle and commissioners proposing new guidelines...