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Man tries to convince judge to reduce sentence after 49th arrest

...crimes, although not all of his 49 arrests ended with convictions.Scarborough's real problem is a long history of drug addiction, said defense attorney Debra Neumann.On Jan. 3, a sheriff's deputy spotted Scarborough rifling through a truck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-03/man-tries-convice-judg
South Carolina judge orders journalist to tell how she obtained diary of James Brown's widow

...include other details such as Hynie worrying about Brown's health and how she had to be careful to not slip back into drug addiction.Hynie, a former backup singer for Brown, had a big win in court last week when a judge ruled she was legally married...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-30/south-carolina-judge-o
T.W. Josey teacher creates children's show to make change

...facing problems at home, such as drug addiction, family incarceration and questions...included questions of am I gay, drug addiction and incarcerated parents."From...writing an episode focused on drug addiction, Isaac said, one of the characters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-23/tw-josey-teacher-creates-
Death of Augusta native Karen Williams remains unsolved

The family of Karen Elizabeth Williams will be the first to admit she wasn't perfect.Williams battled drug addiction for 10 years, while having several of her children taken away by the Department of Family and Children Services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-23/death-augusta-native-k
All children of Abraham should work together

...wars in which millions of people were killed. Statistics tell us of widespread perversion, crimes, sinfulness, drug addiction, gambling, homelessness, etc. The true enemy of faith today are the vices left by the cold war and the spread...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-12-12/all-children-abraham-sho
Overtime

...Journal on Monday that Barnes died at a home in Providence. The cause of death was not known, but Barnes had battled drug addiction for years.? New Mexico men's basketball coach Craig Neal received a six-year contract worth $5.7 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-08/overtime
Law enforcement seminar addresses officer stress

...asked the officers in the crowd to raise their hands if they knew an officer who has been divorced, had alcohol or drug addictions or had committed or attempted suicide.A flurry of hands flew up with each question.Clayton said the agencies often...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-27/seminar-addresses-offi
Ga. Board of Nursing plagued with funding, staff issues

...Journal-Constitution reported Sunday.The newspaper reported that a registered nurse who was diagnosed with a prescription drug addiction was sentenced to probation and drug counseling three years ago in Bartow County. The nurse was arrested on drug...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-24/ga-board-nursing-plagued
New court aims to help veterans

...the cases eligible for the court will be determined one by one, Cooke said cases considered will be those rooted in drug addiction or self-medication that can be traced to post-traumatic stress disorder. Examples include drug possession, theft...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-27/new-court-aims-help-veterans
Salvation Army seeking auto donations for auction

...nine-month rehab program each year.The Oct. 5 auction is being held in recognition of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. It will be at 1384 Greene St.Anyone who wishes to donate a used car, truck, boat or RV can contact...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-12/salvation-army-seeking-auto-d