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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-28/epa-water-rule-finds-cri
Finally, guidelines for guardians

...interests" of children, then the courts have a legal, moral and ethical obligation to ensure they are acting prudently.Local judges have taken an underperforming ? indeed, scandalized ? program and made it better. Now they have the opportunity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-16/finally-guidelines-gu
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-24/another-victory-choic
Event honors career of Georgian Senator Walter F. George

Two former congressman, a handful of state and local judges, historians, political operatives, attorneys and educators gathered Saturday in Augusta to marvel at the career of a celebrated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-01-26/event-honors-car
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-20/georgia-supreme-court-hears-v
Who guards the guardians?

...are resolved in Richmond and Columbia counties.To make matters worse, some of the GALs most commonly appointed by local judges appear to be padding invoices by charging for visits and phone calls they never made. One father, for example, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-14/who-guards-guardians
Who guards the guardians?

...case ? that no one seems to be in charge.In short, policing the ranks just isn't done. And, in fact, when local judges recently discussed the mere act of making a list of the available guardians ad litem, they decided against it.Since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-05-08/who-guards-guardians
Commission authorizes $565,000 construction change at municipal building

...changes, an attempt to address issues with the new second-floor layout raised by the city clerk, commissioners and local judges, fund construction of a document vault in a spacious suite designed to house the city law office, where the commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-01/commission-authorizes-56
Wine Time: Mouton Cadet Blanc 2011, Bordeaux

COST: $9-11WHAT: I like to try wines recommended by friends. So when I ran into a local judge who suggested the Mouton Cadet Blanc, I bought some immediately. I wasn't disappointedThe wine is bright and fresh, full of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-07-10/wine-time-mouton-cade
Haley attacks Sheheen over magistrate work

...attorney Leighton Lord said Sheheen's bill offers a good solution for removing the appearance of impropriety between the local judges and senators who are lawyers.Lord noted the practice is not illegal, and it's not limited to Sheheen, who is again...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-18/haley-attacks-sheheen-over-magistra