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The Way We Were: 1963 Augusta mayor's race

...followed a series of stories in The Chronicle exposing the longtime community vice.After the newspaper's crusade, a local judge instructed a grand jury to act. Carl Sanders, the Augustan in the governor's office, offered his support, and...
EPA water rule finds critics

...Environmental groups in Georgia are hailing the new rule as a way to restore some areas to federal protection.One example is a local judge's recent decision regarding Jones Creek in Columbia County where the legal interpretation went against environmentalists...
Another victory for choice

...tape. The intentional delays have cost the Riverdale school thousands of dollars, and were so pronounced that "a local judge blasted the local officials for their actions to keep the school from opening," a Deal spokesman said.H.B. 372...
Panel will examine local child services

Less than a week after a local judge demanded but did not get answers to why four allegedly abused or neglected children might have fallen through the cracks, a local...
Judges recuse in misconduct case

...SAVANNAH - When Chatham County Commissioner Martin Jackel goes to court on sexual misconduct charges, he will not face a local judge. Chatham Superior Court Judge Penny Haas Freesemann, writing for the six-judge court Wednesday, voluntarily removed...
Georgia Supreme Court hears Vein Guys dispute

...firm's accountant determine what the business was worth and complained about other aspects of the transaction, but a local judge ruled against her in every instance. The court concluded that the business arrangement was ended in September 2011...
Local judge asks Georgia Supreme Court to end delays in capital murder cases

Judge J. David Roper made the plea to the state's highest court in his mandatory pre-trial report filed Monday in the case of Kelvin Johnson.
Local judge, state legislator Preston Lewis Jr. dead at 81

Preston Brooks Lewis Jr., an attorney, judge and legislator, died Sunday at age 81.
Local judge sides with mothers in child custody cases

A letter from Gene L. Rickaby on Oct. 15, "Charges judge's rulings are not in children's interests," hit me between the eyes when I realized he was writing about Judge Lyn Allgood. Very close friends of mine have had problems brought before this judge, and the things they complained about sounded a lot like the things in Mr. Rickaby's letter.Frank Wallace, Augusta
Local judge will not run for chief seat

Superior Court Judge Duncan D. Wheale has decided not to challenge the Augusta Judicial Circuit's chief judge in next year's judicial elections, he said Wednesday.
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