S.C. Supreme Court to hear Project Jackson case on Tuesday

...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 the...

3 Atlanta teachers get lighter sentences

...educators who received the harshest prison terms in the city's standardized test cheating trial. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter reduced the sentences for Tamara Cotman, Sharon Davis-Williams and Michael Pitts. Each was given three...

Judge cuts sentences for 3 in Atlanta cheating scandal

...harshest prison terms in the trial stemming from the city's standardized test cheating scandal.Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter reduced sentences for Tamara Cot man, Sharon Davis-Williams and Michael Pitts. Each was given three...

Child fatally shot Wednesday identified

...Detention Center on a charge of felony involuntary manslaughter and misdemeanor charges of reckless conduct and possession of a handgun by a person under 18. A $50,000 bond was set by Richmond County Juvenile Court Judge Jennifer McKenzie.

Former deputy sentenced

...to the oath violation and the computer theft charge was dismissed at a hearing at the courthouse in Evans.Superior Court Judge Sheryl B. Jolly sentenced Kitchens to three years probation and a $300 fine under the First Offender Act.In Feb...

Group supporting convicted Atlanta teachers

...church on Sunday.He says the organization will focus on changing "the minds and the hearts" of Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter and District Attorney Paul Howard.Baxter plans to resentence three of the former educators who got the...

Woman pleads to stealing from employer

...herself extra pay and to pay her personal bills including her timeshare association dues and Verizon account.Superior Court Judge Sheryl B. Jolly sentenced Reeves to 10 years on probation, a $1,000 fine and 30 days of community service under...

Kurt Busch dominates en route to win at rain-delayed Richmond race

...that," said Busch, who still has a no-contact order against him that was issued in February by a Delaware Family Court judge. The judge ruled that Busch likely assaulted ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll in September.The 2004 series champion...

Jail unethical educators

...hearts of everyone's future in our hands, and our example influences all future generations.Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter understood the sickness demonstrated by these people. I refuse to call them teachers.My career covered...

Richmond County Probate Judge remembered for his service

...remained in practice until 1997. In 1998, he was elected probate judge, a position he held until March 2012.Superior Court Judge Danny Craig said he met Jolles on his first day on the job working for Jolles' brother, Howard. He said Augusta has...