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Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...He became Georgia's second death row inmate to die by lethal injection since the state Supreme Court outlawed the electric chair last month. The procedure was stalled for about 15 minutes because prison staffers were unable to find suitable veins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/07/met_324670.shtml
Family protests stun-gun death case, demands justice outside courthouse

...George was essentially sentenced to die for a crime he did not commit," Harvey said. "He got the equivalent of the electric chair. The officer got aggravated, and he was going to show my brother who was boss. It is not right."Harvey said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-07/family-protests-stun-g
St. Mary priest retiring, but not quitting

...strangling his victim."The government didn't think he was worth feeding," Hughes said. "He was going to the electric chair. They were through with him. But from the faith experience they were not through with him. He's going to live...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-05-16/st-mary-priest-retiring-
Justice still sought in 1944 execution of 14-year-old George Stinney Jr.

...frame. Indeed, historical records show that the 5-foot-1, 90-pound boy had to be specially fitted into the electric chair on the day of his execution."These records show a much larger man had to be the culprit," Frierson said. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-28/justice-still-sought-1944-exe
South Carolina's execution of 14-year-old riled people in 1944

...was convicted of killing two white girls in the tiny mill town of Alcolu in Clarendon County and his march to the electric chair with a Bible in his arm.But Johnston was running for U.S. Senate in 1944, facing a challenger who took a much...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-27/south-carolinas-execution-14-
Supporters 14-year-old SC boy executed in 1944 for killing 2 girls want a new trial

...had witnesses saying the straps to keep him in the electric chair didn't fit around his small frame.Executing teens...board nearly 100 years after they were sent to the electric chair in the death of a Confederate Army veteran.Joyner's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-09/supporters-14-year-old-sc-boy
First full-field PGA Tour season begins Thursday in Hawaii

...Shanghai, Hong Kong and Thailand, with hardly time off."I've been everywhere the last three years except the electric chair," Daly said.He has sponsor exemptions at the Sony Open, the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-01-09/first-full-field-pga-tour-se
Rants & Raves

...alarm call when the power went out in the area because of a wreck. I am a handicapped person who was locked in an electric chair. He was professional, sympathetic and considerate. He lifted me out of a chair. Thanks also to the young women...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-03/rants-raves
Death penalty cases on decline

...public spectacles in Georgia; the state recorded more than 500 legal hangings between 1725 and 1925.Today, the electric chair has been put to rest and lethal injection isn't thought to be as painless and humane as lawmakers were told...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-07-14/death-penalty-cases-de
Music By Turner: You never forget your first concert

...record for being the only guy to stage an execution by electric chair and a hanging during the same show. As one of six...my mind, at least) taking them directly to that electric chair that the Cooper band had used only weeks before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-07-23/music-turner-you-neve