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Across Georgia

...that station's news crew caught up with him, he sang a cowboy song.Ex-aquarium staffer embezzled moneyATLANTA - Fulton County prosecutors say a former Georgia Aquarium employee has been sentenced to 20 years in an embezzlement scheme, with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-19/across-georgia
Closing arguments continue in Atlanta test cheating trial

...and testimony concluded in late February. Jurors were given a roughly two-week break before closing arguments and Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jerry Baxter said earlier this week that closing arguments would likely conclude Wednesday.A grand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-17/closing-arguments-cont
Snow, sleet, ice could make travel treacherous in Georgia, Alabama

...northern suburbs in Cherokee, Cobb, Gwinnett and north Fulton counties, the weather service said.Though forecasters say...most recent one draws a line through the middle of Fulton County, with the potential for ice and ice pellets to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-15/snow-sleet-ice-could-make-tra
Atlanta cop killed in ambush

...and killed in an ambush early today outside Atlanta.Fulton County Assistant Police Chief Gary Stiles tells WXIA-TV that...police. His condition wasn't immediately available.Fulton County Police Chief Cassandra Jones tells WSB-TV that the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-04/atlanta-cop-killed-ambush
Ex-superintendent in Atlanta cheating scandal dies

...said Monday. "In the end, she was not strong enough to go to trial, although that had been her earnest hope."Fulton County District Attor ney Paul Howard issued a statement through his office Monday offering condolences, with no mention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-02/ex-superintendent-atla
Augusta's United Way exceeds goal, raises $3.4 million

...the Augusta native who spent seven hours as the hostage of Brian Nichols after he killed four people while fleeing a Fulton County courtroom in 2005, was the keynote speaker for the luncheon.A former drug addict, Robinson said the encounter in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-24/augustas-united-way-exceeds-
Elder broke Augusta National color barrier 40 years ago

...Ruth's all-time home run record when he blasted Al Downing's pitch over the left-centerfield wall at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. Aaron had broken one of sport's most hallowed marks, but it wasn't an easy path for the Atlanta Braves...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/history/elder-broke-augusta-national-color-barr
Rants & Raves

...portion of one county to secede from another and form its own county or city. Something like this happened in north Fulton County. But the most practical thing for the people in west Augusta to do is look at joining with Columbia County. The two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-03/rants-raves
MLK children given time to work on settlement in dispute over icon's Bible, Nobel prize

...disputes that have divided the slain civil rights icon's children in recent years, was set to go to trial next month. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney on Wednesday temporarily halted all action in the case at the parties' request...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/mlk-children-given-tim
Former inmate making most of second chance

...TIME when Walker thought he would never leave prison. And he wasn't convinced he deserved to, either.In 1993, a Fulton County judge sentenced Walker to life with the possibility of parole for the murder of his fiancee, the mother of his then-2-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-24/former-inmate-making-most-sec