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Goodale House owner gets 60-day extension before trial

...Georgia's oldest surviving homes.Richmond County Magistrate Judge H. Scott Allen gave the owner, Wes Sims, 60 days to begin...never fathom what possessed you to buy the property," the judge said. "But as long as you own it, you will do what the law...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-22/goodale-house-owner-gets-60-d
Former South Carolina State trustee wants racketeering conviction, other charges dropped

...South Carolina State University trustee has asked a federal judge to drop his convictions on more than two dozen charges, including...prove the allegations against him and that U.S. District Judge David Norton made mistakes at trial. Pinson's lawyers said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-22/sc-state-trustee-wants-convi
Judge orders James Brown documents made public

COLUMBIA - A judge has ordered South Carolina's attorney...Information Act.Earlier this month, Circuit Judge Eugene Griffith Jr. ruled against Attorney...to be released, and other documents the judge ruled should be made public have also been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-20/judge-orders-james-brown-docu
Setback for health care law

...consumers who purchased their coverage through the federal insurance marketplace - or exchange- that serves 36 states. A three-judge panel in Washington ruled 2-1 that the law, as written, only allows insurance subsidies in states that have set up their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-22/appeals-court-diminishes-hea
Former Gamecock Ace Sanders facing four-game suspension for violating NFL's substance abuse program

...Dekoda Watson (groin), a former South Aiken star, on the active/physically unable to perform list. COWBOYS: An Alabama judge has denied a motion from Dallas linebacker Rolando McClain to delay his trial on charges of resisting arrest and disorderly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-22/former-gamecock-ace-sanders-f
Hasan tops Finnegan in District 6 commission race

...population that is 49.35 percent black.Including residents who are of mixed race including black, according to U.S. District Judge J. Randal Hall's 2012 redistricting order, the percentage minority population is larger in District 6. The total mixed-race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-22/hasan-tops-fin
Georgia defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor arrested

...said the aggravated assault charge is based on new wording in laws dealing with strangulation.Taylor will have to go before a judge, who will determine bond in the case, Williamson said. A senior UGA athletic administrator met with Williamson around 8 a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-22/georgia-defensive-lineman
Georgia wants same-sex marriage lawsuit dismissed

ATLANTA - Georgia's attorney general is asking a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by a gay rights group challenging the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-21/georgia-wants-same-sex-marria
Downtown stadium | The Augusta Chronicle

...residents worried it would dramatically alter the landscape of the Hammond?s Ferry planned community. South Carolina Circuit Judge J. Ernest Kinard Jr. told both parties battling over the validity of a tax district created to fund the $144 million Project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/urban-renewal/downtown-stadium
Federal judge sends key GM case to Georgia court

DETROIT - A federal judge in Atlanta has sent an important wrongful death lawsuit against General Motors back to a Georgia court.Judge Thomas Thrash Jr. ruled Friday that a Cobb County judge should handle the case filed by the family of Brooke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-18/federal-judge-sends-key-gm