First gay couple in Richmond County gets marriage license

...to the Rev. Rick Sosbe and his partner of more than seven years, Michael Rhen.Sosbe and Rhen arrived at Richmond County Probate Court shortly after 10 a.m. to apply for a marriage license. They stood arm-in-arm, overwhelmed with excitement...

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...

Faucet floods courts' offices

...that." Reach Heidi Coryell Williams at (706) 823-3215 or heidi.williams@augustachronicle.com. Richmond County Probate Court officials are asking people to call ahead before visiting their office Monday to see whether water-damaged...

Runoff looms in judge election

Three attorneys vying for the Richmond County Probate Court judgeship have poured money into their campaigns...obligated to continue a current policy of the Richmond County Probate Court that prohibits a lay person from probating...

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Laments death leaves void in court

...Alice Watson, the former chief clerk of Richmond County Probate Court, passed away. She was the most important...who devoted almost 40 years of her life to Richmond County Probate Court. Lelia R. Botnick, Evans

Few couples seek counseling to save

...marriage license in Augusta-Richmond County Probate Court. But, with a job transfer...date this year, the Augusta-Richmond County Probate Court has issued 140 marriage licenses...awarded: 88 Source: Augusta-Richmond County Probate Court

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...

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...

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...