Judge warns Alabama counties to comply with Supreme Court and allow gay marriages

...abide by court decisions allowing same-sex unions.Opposition withered as some counties...their opinion about the effects of same-sex weddings.Since Alabama law says counties...were philosophically opposed to same-sex marriage."Marriage to me is one man...

Rainbow flag stolen from Metropolitan Community Church

...historic Supreme Court ruling that struck down state bans on same-sex marriage.He had tucked the flag pole behind the church's...partner of eight years, Michael Rhen, became the first same-sex couple in Rich mond County to receive a marriage license.Sosbe...

Richmond County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...hung the flag in front of the Metro politan Community Church of Our Redeemer on Sunday to celebrate the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling. On Thursday afternoon, he ... Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things to Do...

Augusta man sentenced for child abuse, sexual assault

...recant their statements, Lamb said.Judge Sheryl B. Jolly accepted the plea negotiation and sentenced Newton to 10 years in prison, followed by 10 years on probation. He will have to register as a sex offender after his release from prison.

Court OKs same-sex marriage

WASHINGTON -- Same-sex couples won the right to marry nationwide...firm: "The court now holds that same-sex couples may exercise the fundamental right...The ruling will put an end to same-sex marriage bans in the 14 states that still...

Augusta gay pride group celebrates historic same-sex marriage ruling

...ruling struck down state bans on same-sex marriage, the Rev. Rick Sosbe could have...years in a state that recognized same-sex marriage.But it was all about principle...nation's highest court legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states Friday, the announcement...

Harlem High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...consecutive year at Harlem High School Friday night. The trial of a former Harlem High School JROTC instructor accused of having sex with a student has been delayed, likely until next year. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things...

Richmond County yet to see same-sex couple wed

No couples has applied for marriage licenses in Richmond County as of Monday afternoon, the first full business day following the U.S. Supreme Court opinion that legalized gay marriage nationwide.

Columbia County couple quick to take advantage of gay marriage ruling

...after she and Mendez became the first same-sex couple to obtain a marriage license in Columbia...found out they were ready to issue a same-sex marriage license. Plans changed quickly...for officiating the area's first same-sex marriage, but she isn't concerned...

Now what will happen?

...Supreme Court Friday after it ruled same-sex couples have a fundamental right to marry...newly divined constitutional right to same-sex marriage supersede the church's age-old...The court may have settled the same-sex marriage debate, but the ruling's legal...