Biz Bits

...Meybohm Realtors. JAMES ELLISONAward/honor: Named in Best Lawyers in America 2015, based on a peer-review survey, for civil...Larry Miller Realty.JAMES WALLAward/honor: Named in Best Lawyers in America 2015, based on a peer-review survey, for commercial...

Private expert disputes authorities' findings that SC teen killed self after police confrontation

...was accidentally shot with his own gun instead.Dr. Werner Spitz reviewed the autopsy of Denzel Curnell at the request of a lawyer working to help Curnell's family.A 3-inch bruise on the teen's right arm leads him to believe that Curnell did not have...

Aiken fatality highlights golf cart safety

...very important."David Zagoria, a former assistant district attorney in Fulton County who is now a personal-injury trial lawyer in Atlanta, says that golf carts are "inherently safe" but can be costly for those who do not abide by the laws.He said...

Millage increase was a sweet decision for Augusta Commission

...legal meetings after the commission meetings so people wouldn't have to wait for hours when such meetings drag on."The lawyer works for us," he said, apparently thinking it was Chief Counsel Andrew Mac Ken zie's decision when legal meetings are...

Kirby: Test your 'Kirby's Augusta' IQ

...Edison Marshall.C. Frank Yerby.D. Stephen Vincent Benet. 6. A historical conspiracy theory suggests former Augusta lawyer George Crawford killed what sitting U.S. president?A. William Henry Harrison.B. Abraham Lincoln.C. James Garfield...

Across the region

...pleads not guiltyFLORENCE, S.C. - A lawyer for a former South Carolina House member...Florence. Prosecutors said Viers, who is a lawyer, laundered money and lied to IRS agents...former officers and city, the family's lawyer said Thursday.The lawsuit filed in Fulton...

Atlanta lawyer embezzled millions, suit says

ATLANTA -- A one-time managing partner of a prominent Atlanta law firm that specializes in real estate closings has been accused by his own practice of embezzling more than $30 million from escrow accounts.

Ga. sheriff's captain linked to teen sex

...pornography and child exploitation and faces a court hearing at 8:30 a.m. Thursday. It wasn't known whether he has a lawyer.Henry County sheriff's officials say they're assisting DeKalb County authorities with the investigation. They say McCart...

Georgia death penalty provision sees new challenge

...intellectual disability.Brian Kammer, a lawyer for Hill, said the high court's ruling...error of the Georgia standard."Hill's lawyers have long argued Georgia's high standard...delay based on challenges raised by his lawyers. Only one of those challenges was related...

Cynthia Taylor: Remember that work is holy

...be dedicated fully to God. Each of us is the temple of the Holy Spirit."We are on holy ground in our work as teachers, lawyers, volunteers, doctors, parents, secretaries, students, business owners, construction workers and every other vocation...