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Magistrates' status gives senators sway

...newspaper shows a third of the state's magistrates are employed in a status that gives...Sunday that 107 of the state's 314 magistrates, or 34 percent, are on what's called...county's Senate delegation nominates magistrates, who are then appointed by the governor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/07/met_464819.shtml
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Goodale House owner gets 60-day extension before trial

...clock is ticking on Augusta's historic Goodale House, one of Georgia's oldest surviving homes.Richmond County Magistrate Judge H. Scott Allen gave the owner, Wes Sims, 60 days to begin restorations on the 215-year-old Federal-style...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-22/goodale-house-owner-gets-60-d
Mother of newborn left in car to face possible indictment

...newborn inside her vehicle while she took a final exam was bound over to the grand jury Thursday.Richmond County Civil and Magistrate Court Presiding Judge H. Scott Allen made that ruling at the conclusion of a preliminary hearing for 20-year-old Alicia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-24/mother-newborn-left-ca
Woman faces possible indictment on arson charges

...Christian S. Jones, 24, were bound over to the grand jury Thursday after a preliminary hearing in Richmond County Civil and Magistrate Court.Jones has been in custody since the May 11 fire at Glenwood Apartments on Lumpkin Road. Sheriff's Investigator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-24/woman-faces-possible-i
Haley attacks Sheheen over magistrate work

...two Kershaw County magistrates.A 2011 letter shows...jury, rather than the magistrate, will find the defendant...not guilty, but said magistrates still have a great...from appearing before magistrates they recommend. The...legislator who puts the magistrate in office clearly has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-18/haley-attacks-sheheen-over-magistra
Richmond County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...from within the Agency. This division also manages Public Information for the Sheriff's Office. Richmond County Civil and Magistrate Court Presiding Judge H. Scott Allen ruled at the conclusion of a preliminary hearing for 20-year-old Alicia Manigault...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/richmond-county-sheriffs-office
Persecuted forefathers helped win religious freedom

...Constitution, pastors had to have government approval to work. Magistrates could and did issue warrants to arrest pastors who refused...and preached in Augusta. He was promptly arrested by the magistrate and jailed for preaching without a state license. Marshall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-06-28/persecuted-forefathers-h
Clerk offered new position

...month after nine years as clerk of Richmond County Civil and Magistrates Court, still has a job in Augusta government. Now on administrative...with Gaynell Bonner, who will become the clerk of Civil and Magistrates Court, said City Administrator Randy Oliver. Neither Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/04/met_267107.shtml
Metro
Lawmakers prefile bills

...improve the graduation rate, streamline elections and allow magistrates to have longer careers.Rep. Roland Smith, R-Warrenville...3151, which would raise the mandatory retirement age for magistrates from 72 to 75.Rep. Tom Young, R-Aiken, reintroduced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-12-07/lawmakers-prefile-bills
Government | Metro
Aiken County lawmakers push early bills

...improve the graduation rate, streamline elections and allow magistrates to have longer careers.Rep. Roland Smith, R-Warrenville...3151, which would raise the mandatory retirement age for magistrates from 72 to 75.Rep. Tom Young, R-Aiken, reintroduced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-12-07/aiken-county-lawmakers-push-
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