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Animal Rescue owner cited, stripped of license

An Evans woman was recently sentenced in Columbia County Magistrate Court for failing to care for animals in the rescue she ran.Kristi Leahey, the owner of Lucky Dog rescue, pled no contest to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-17/animal-rescue-owner-ci
Case continues against Augusta businessman accused of having sex with teen

...Augusta businessman accused of having sex with a teen will continue after a preliminary hearing Tuesday.A Columbia County magistrate judge ruled there is enough evidence against Randy Houston Mercer, 57, to proceed with prosecution of the case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-17/case-continues-against
SC bill would change magistrate selection

...Carolina's state senators of their power to choose county magistrates is drawing opposition from some who say the current...allow voters to change the constitution so that county magistrates would be appointed by a majority vote of the resident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-19/sc-bill-would-change-m
As temperatures drop, outdoor pets need attention

...capable of feeling pain, heat and cold. Some people don't see them that way."Holton said she went to Burke County Magistrate Court on Tuesday to try to get possession of the dogs, but Chief Magistrate Sterling Wimberly advised her to make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-19/temperatures-drop-outdoor-pet
Prostitution arrests thwart license request to open Wheeler Road massage parlor

...in Norfolk, Va. in 2011 and again in Houston in 2013, will have her case decided in a bench trial in Richmond County Magistrate Court once a translator is appointed, because records show she lacks U.S. citizenship and speaks little English...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-11/prostitutio
Probation advisory council investigates company, won't recommend policy

...provide probation and prohibit Smith from ever entering the field again. But council member James Thurman, Lee County magistrate judge, recommended referring the case to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, as the council has done in the past...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-17/probation-advisory-council-in
Georgia father, daughter charged in infant starvation death on suicide watch

...watch. The daughter's attorney, Charles Wrinkle, said his client was "similarly situated."Chief Gwinnett County Magistrate Judge Kristina Blum delayed the preliminary hearing but said she didn't have the proper training to decide who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-21/georgia-father-daughte
Case involving Goodale House transferred to State Court

...one of Georgia's oldest homes, has been sent to a higher court after the businessman questioned whether Richmond County Magistrate Judge H. Scott Allen could remain impartial in his case.State Court Solicitor Kellie McIntyre confirmed Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-15/case-involving-goodale-house
Handcuffed DeKalb inmate shoots cop

...police said. The gunfire happened around 8:30 p.m. Thursday, on the steps leading to the building where DeKalb County Magistrate Court is held, DeKalb County Public Safety Director Cedric Alexander said. The detective was shot in the leg and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-03/handcuffed-dekalb-inmate-sho
Third Cook-Out slated for Washington Road

...Washington, Ga., and local businessman T.R. Reddy. The notice has not yet been received or filed in Richmond County Magistrate Court, a court employee said Friday.Shodja closed the restaurant Sunday and is in the process of clearing out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-08/third-cook-