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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
SC lawmaker proposes firing squad added to execution list

...mainly hanged its criminals until introducing the electric chair in 1911. The electric chair was used until lethal injection was introduced...Tennessee passed a law last year to reinstate the electric chair if it can't get lethal injection drugs, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-22/sc-lawmaker-proposes-fir
Bill would keep secret names of companies that sell execution drugs to South Carolina

...bromide and potassium chloride.Similar problems elsewhere have forced states to consider alternatives, including the electric chair and nitrogen gas. Electrocution is still legally acceptable in South Carolina, but an inmate must request that method...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-16/bill-would-keep-secret-names-
When politics are slow, gift shopping I will go

...Hair Rejuvenator at $699.95 looks like the cap they put on a condemned man's head after strapping him into an electric chair, except that it has headphones. It "rejuvenates hair hands-free using the same proven photo-biostimulation therapy employed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-29/when-politics-are-slow-gift-
Judge throws out 1944 murder conviction that resulted in execution of 14-year-old in SC

...South Carolina sent a 14-year-old black boy to the electric chair in the killings of two white girls in a segregated...linking him to the deaths. His executioners noted the electric chair straps didn't fit him, and an electrode was too...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-17/judge-throws-out-1944-
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-
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
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
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