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Ga. considers exemptions to school food standards

...absolute overreach."Some Georgia schools already have begun planning for the changes.Kevin Dowling, the principal of Lee County High School in Leesburg, said the local school board asked officials last year to move away from high-sugar or high-fat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-18/ga-considers-exemptions-schoo
Longtime sheriff pleads not guilty in bribery case

...accused of taking kickbacks.It had been well over a decade since a sitting South Carolina sheriff had been indicted when Lee County Sheriff E.J. Melvin was charged with dozens of federal drug and racketeering charges in May 2010. Since then, four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-01/longtime-sheriff-pleads-not-guilty-
Across South Carolina

...extra $335 per semester.In other newsTWO PEOPLE HAVE BEEN charged with murder in the death of a 30-year-old man in Lee County, and deputies say both had problems with the victim. Authorities say Jessie Slater III was found dead on a walking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-10/across-south-carolina
21 injured when car crashes Florida church

...of collapsing, said both Medico and Benjamin Abes, Lee County's EMS operations chief.Lee Memorial health System spokeswoman Mary Biggs said 18 people were taken to Lee County hospitals and one was discharged late Sunday. She said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-21/21-injured-when-car-crashes-
Ex-Auburn, LPGA player Downey killed in car crash

...was 33.Downey lost control and her car overturned several times and she was ejected at about 10 p.m. Thursday, Lee County Coroner Bill Harris said Friday. Harris said she was apparently heading home after spending time with friends. She...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-01-31/ex-auburn-lpga-player-downey
Man fatally shot at South Carolina birthday party

BISHOPVILLE, S.C. - The Lee County sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting death at a birthday party.WIS-TV reported that Sheriff Daniel Simon said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-21/man-fatally-shot-sc-bi
SC toddler backed over, killed

BISHOPVILLE, S.C. - A 14-month-old boy has died after he was backed over by a car in a driveway in Lee County.Coroner Larry Logan says Jaylen Halley died at the scene when a relative backed over him Saturday.An autopsy was planned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-12-23/sc-toddler-backed-over-kille
Aquinas football up to No. 3 in weekly poll

...5-0) 101 45. Gainesville (4-1) 90 56. Thomas County Central (4-1) 82 67. Warner Robins (4-0) 61 78. Lee County (5-0) 28 109. Ware County (4-1) 25 910. South Paulding (4-0) 19 NROthers receiving votes: Creekside 9...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-10-01/aquinas-football-no-3
Carole Clark

...his wife Debra "Sissy" of Augusta, GA; a daughter Catherine Joy Clark Jones and her husband William Keith Jr. of Lee County; a brother Richard Eckblade and his wife Sandra of Batavia, IL; one granddaughter Kayla Brittany Jones of Atlanta...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000166877020
Former Lee County sheriff E.J. Melvin loses appeal of drug conspiracy conviction

...4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals wrote that former Lee County Sheriff E.J. Melvin hadn't made strong enough arguments...conspiracy and racketeering. Prosecutors said he ran Lee County like a kingpin, making it a safe haven for his favored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-07-31/former-lee-county-sher