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...

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...

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...

"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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.