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...be named, the candidates would have to have withdrawn prior to the final selection, said Chronicle and GPA attorney David Hudson.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...

Biz Bits

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

Letter was a mistake

I'd like to publicly apologize to Pat Rice, David Hudson and all those named to the Best Lawyers in America list published recently in The Augusta Chronicle.My letter of Aug. 28...

Documents show no actual threat of litigation

...only legal opinions and existing law as to why the meeting was closed. What they provided didn't show that, said David Hudson, attorney for Georgia Press Association and The Augusta Chronicle, and Hollie Manheimer, executive director of Georgia...

Open Records Act top priority for delegation as new faces join local Legislature

...suspect's initial booking following arrest, including mug shot photos, from the type of records that must be disclosed."David Hudson, an attorney for the Geor gia Press Asso ciation and The Au gusta Chronicle, said restricting public access to arrest...