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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley names former ethics commission chairman as her next chief of staff

...Pearson left the job in October 2012 to return to his role as her campaign manager. His replacement, former deputy attorney general Bryan Stirling, had the job for less than a year when Haley named him to lead the state prisons agency. Pitts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-13/south-carolina-gov-nikki
Compass Academy founder gets 14 years for fraud, owes $6.4 million

...determine in which South Carolina prison he will spend his term, said Creighton Waters, South Carolina assistant deputy attorney general.Brooks pleaded guilty Thursday to three counts of securities fraud and two counts of forgery, each of which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-19/compass-academy-founde
Paine College hosts inaugural Hate Crime Prevention forum

...National Center of Transgender Equality found discrimination against transgender individuals is pervasive," Deputy Attorney General James Cole said. "Sixty-three percent of respondents reported they had experienced a serious act of discrimination...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-06-03/paine-college-hosts-inaug
Tribe says S.C. law allows reservation gambling

...prohibits any casino-like gambling in areas controlled by South Carolina. Before the court Wednesday, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Sonny Jones said the tribe lost a similar lawsuit in 2007 and is now using a different legal theory to try to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-22/tribe-says-sc-law-allows-reservatio
Opinion opens door to July mayor, commission elections

...to opinions issued by the city law office and a deputy attorney general, Augusta is a city for election purposes, not...Justice Department's objection no longer applies, Deputy Attorney General Dennis Dunn said in the Sept. 23 opinion letter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-10-18/opinion-opens-door-july-
South Carolina Gov. Haley names Ted Pitts as new chief of staff

...over Oct. 1.The Senate still must confirm him after legislators return to Columbia in Jan uary. The former deputy attorney general was chief of staff for less than a year. Haley selected him for the job last Octo ber, after Tim Pearson returned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-09-09/haley-names-ted-pitts-ne
Confessed Augusta murderer seeks lighter sentence

...without parole.He would still have to serve the 60 year sentence for shooting the two victims who survived.Deputy Attorney General Paula Smith said that Moore had signed an agreement that he wouldn't appeal. She also pointed out that the federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-04-16/confessed-augusta-murd
Justice Department rejects bill to move Augusta elections

...Mur phy moved for the House to reconsider. Both failed.Ultimately, Augusta's law department and Georgia Deputy Attorney General Den nis Dunn issued opinions asserting that Au gusta, unlike the rest of Georgia's consolidated governments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-01-04/justice-depart
Gender issue in prep sports heats up in Pennsylvania

...ignores the purpose of the ERA, and additionally, rely on and perpetuate gender stereotypes," wrote Senior Deputy Attorney General Sarah C. Yeager.Mary Grenen said Wednesday that the Olympics, the NCAA and most other states' scholastic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-08-28/gender-issue-prep-sp
Lawsuit seeks runoff in U.S. House District 7

...doubled down."There is no state law that addresses whether to calculate the votes of a withdrawn candidate, Deputy Attorney General Robert Cook said in his opinion. He noted he could not find any ruling on the issue in state courts either...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-06-15/lawsuit-seeks-runoff-us-house-distr