Ethics group gives D-minus to Georgia

...Commission and Cam paign Finance Commis sion. "I don't know what that means if you're not grading on a curve."David Hudson, an Augus ta attorney who represents the Georgia Press Association, sees the state's open-meetings and records...

A wonderful life

...lived his entire life, a better place because of his life's contributions," says newspaper attorney and friend David Hudson.Indeed, his is an all-American life story.Perhaps a quiet, steady, unfailing lifetime of devotion to God...

Ed Skinner, longtime Augusta newspaper executive, dies at 86

...reporters and editors as they gathered the news, stepped on toes sometimes and kept this community informed," said David Hudson, an Augusta lawyer and legal counsel for the Georgia Press Association. "And as a friend to those of us who had that...

A hero with humility

...he was a retired U.S. Army veteran. Unlike most others, his wartime exploits, according to Augusta attorney David Hudson, "could have served as a plot for a Rambo movie."As a counterintelligence officer and a Ranger, Pickens courageously...

Homer C. Pickens Jr., decorated Army colonel and Vietnam veteran, dies at 83

...respectively, and received three Legion of Merit awards, the Vietnam Service Medal and Royal Thai Army Parachute Badge.David Hudson, an attorney with Augusta's Hull Barrett law firm, knew Homer Pickens Jr. when Pickens worked as an investigator...

Presence of mayor's aide at closed-door meetings questioned

...take minutes, while the administrator was there "to inform us in more detail" about the matters being discussed.David Hudson, an attorney for the Georgia Press Association and The Augusta Chronicle, gave his opinion on who can be present for...

Board should release other GRU finalists in presidential search, attorney says

...be named, the candidates would have to have withdrawn prior to the final selection, said Chronicle and GPA attorney David Hudson. Those names should be made public, but the board's attorney disagrees with how the law should operate, he said...

'Hap' Harris named interim Augusta commissioner

...appointment in a closed-door legal session. Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens and Georgia Press Association attorney David Hudson said such a closed-door discussion would be a blatant violation of Georgia open meetings laws.Instead, the commission...

State supreme court hears hospital bills case

...court in the land has held there need not be a debt before a lien can be filed," he said.The hospital's lawyer, David Hudson, said it's not true that there was no debt just because an in-house audit hadn't resulted in Blue Cross getting...

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David Hudson was elected to the Mercer University board of trustees. He is a partner at Hull Barrett P.C., of Augusta.