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Judges retain 'absolute discretion' on guardian ad litem appointments

...Court judges will retain "absolute discretion" over guardian ad litem appointments, despite receiving a list from local attorneys certifying nine adults as qualified to make child custody recommendations in domestic disputes, according to new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-16/judges-retain-absolute
Many churches historic

The May 16 Augusta Chronicle had a very well-written guest column from local attorney Nathan Jolles ("Historic synagogue building worth saving"). I found the contents very well-thought-out.Mr. Jolles is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-19/many-churches-historic
Federal Judge Avant Edenfield dies

...shortest commodity (for a judge)," he told a group of local attorneys.A benchmark of his courtroom was his absolute intolerance...address to the Savannah Bar Association, Edenfield told local attorneys that being a judge was "like riding a bicycle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-09/federal-judge-avant-edenfiel
"Hizzoner" held forth a court of humanity

...required and the decorum it had earned.One such story I wrote after a morning in the Jolles courtroom so alarmed a local attorney involved with a delicate matter that he accused me of breaking into the judge's office and stealing a report on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-28/hizzoner-held-forth-court-hum
Judge orders local attorney Christopher Nicholson's involuntary commitment to mental hospital

Involuntary commitments are limited to a 72-hour evaluation period normally, but the judge's order specifically extends Nicholson's commitment.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-30/judge-orders-attorneys
Planning board votes down Verizon tower request near Daniel Field Airport

...comprising six bodies of the Masonic Lodges in Augusta voted at the lease-agreement meeting in 2013.A lawsuit filed by local attorney Charles Lyons, representing three of the six bodies, however, alleges that approval by two-thirds of the owners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-03/planning-bo
The Artside: Photographs by GRU's Rust featured at Kentucky park

...museum store specials.Robert A. Mullins and Pat Blanchard will do book-signings from 2 to 4 p.m. Mullins, a local attorney, is author of 12 Monkeys and a Green Jacket, and writes about the history of Augusta and Lake Olmstead. Blanchard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-11-25/artside-photographs-g
Ruby Tucker

...1938 class at Davenport High School. Before graduation, she had begun her employment career as a secretary in a local attorney's office. She subsequently was employed at Bailes-Collins department store, Victor Mill, insurance companies...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173148653
Voters didn't hold back on write-ins during May 20 election

...Georgia Supreme Court Justice Robert Benham having the most, with 139.Augusta voters tended to plug in the name of a local attorney or judge for the uncontested judgeships, with the most, 37, writing in the name of Richmond County State Court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-11/voters-didnt-hold-back-w
Super District 10 race features incumbent versus political newcomer

Incumbent Augusta Commissioner Grady Smith squares off against local attorney Brandon Dial in the Super District 10 race.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-16/super-district-10-race-f