Richmond County yet to see same-sex couple wed

...afternoon, the first full business day since the U.S. Supreme Court opinion that legalized gay marriage.Richmond County Probate Court had a new gender-neutral marriage license form ready for the first couple to apply at the courthouse...

Historic synagogue building worth saving

...was called to recite from the Torah in 1943. His younger brother, Isaac Jolles, who would later serve as Richmond County Probate Court judge, would follow in his footsteps when he was bar mitzvahed there a little over a year later. Their sister...

Claims against former Richmond County coroner detailed

...Fletcher on Sept. 28, 2010. That was the same day the family paid the coroner $3,224, records on file in Richmond County Probate Court show.No receipts are available to explain the charge, and District Attorney Ashley Wright declined comment...

Commissioners sworn in

...Richmond County State Court Judge David Watkins.District 2 Commissioner-elect Dennis Williams was sworn in by Richmond County Probate Court Judge Harry James.District 4 Commissioner-elect Sammie Sias was given the oath by Superior Court Judge...

Augusta attorney facing contempt of court again; State Bar suspends license

...outburst in court.On Nov. 25, courthouse security escorted Nicholson out of the building after a hearing in Richmond County Probate Court.According to the probate court records that are not sealed by state law, a relative of former Richmond County...

New commissioners to participate in swearing-in ceremony

...County State Court Judge David Watkins.District 2 Commissioner-elect Dennis Williams will be sworn in by Richmond County Probate Court Judge Harry James.District 4 Commissioner-elect Sammie Sias will be given the oath by Superior Court Judge...

Shootings increase business at gun shops

...seen a 25 percent increase in sales of smaller, concealable weapons, most of them from first-time buyers.Richmond County Probate Court records show increased interest in carry and concealed-weapons permits since last year.In 2011, about 1...

Bond set for Coroner Tuten

...recommend the elected official should be suspended. The decision is up to the governor.If removed from office, Richmond County Probate Court Judge Harry James may appoint a person to compete Tuten's term in office.Tuten's current salary is...

Columbia County sees rush of weapons license applicants

...Probate Court office in Evans at (706) 312-7254 or visit www.columbiacountyga.gov.A call Thursday to Richmond County Probate Court seeking its numbers on gun permits was not returned.

Visitors find history, lineage in Augusta

...Augusta State University, the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, Richmond County Public Schools and the Richmond County Probate Court. For Demarest, the city of Augusta has much more to offer tourists than the typical, Southern town."The...

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