Officer Scotty Richardson | The Augusta Chronicle

...another officer was wounded during a shootout late Tuesday, December 20, 2011. In December of 2012, Second Judicial Circuit Solicitor J. Strom Thurmond Jr. filed notice that he intended to seek the death penalty against Stephon Morrell Carter, of Aiken...

Solicitor to look into Bob Jones University's handling of sex abuse reports

GREENVILLE, S.C. - A South Carolina solicitor says he will look into how Bob Jones University handled sexual...there was obstruction of justice.The Greenville News reports Solicitor Walt Wilkins also hopes anyone who wants to prosecute abuse...

Man with history of domestic violence headed to prison for stalking

...to 911.Brown had an earlier domestic violence arrest involving another woman whom he was accused of assaulting with pepper spray in August 2013. That case was dismissed by the solicitor, who reported the victim could not be located.

Retired Aiken solicitor doesn't slow down

AIKEN - Barbara Morgan served as the solicitor for South Carolina's Second Judicial District for nearly 20 years. In early 2009, she left that post, but her plan wasn't...

Alter death penalty law

...officer was over before it even began when Solicitor Strom Thurmond Jr. struck a plea deal...unanimously. This is the reason the solicitor was hesitant to pursue it. Even with this in mind, the solicitor still should've pushed for death for...

Landmark S.C. Supreme Court case affects Aiken murder pleas

...became clear what strategy defense attorneys planned to avoid the death penalty for Stephon Carter.David Miller, the deputy solicitor for South Carolina's 2nd Judicial Circuit, said the defense asked all 153 potential jurors about their understanding of...

Solicitor to dismiss River Watch tickets where signs were wrong

Richmond County State Court Solicitor Kellie McIntyre said she expects to dismiss speeding tickets issued on a part of River Watch Parkway where the speed limit signs...

Augusta man says phone solicitor threatened him with death

A Hephzibah man told the Richmond County Sheriff's Office a telephone solicitor argued with him and then threatened to have him killed.According to an incident report, a woman had called the 33-year-old...

Sex crime case to go to another solicitor; Schwacke fires assistant

...child molestation charges will be turned over to another solicitor because of a conflict of interest involving Solicitor David Schwacke, an independent prosecutor said. Midlands Solicitor Barney Giese, investigating allegations Schwacke downloaded...

Evans for solicitor-general

...have no idea what the Richmond County Solicitor-General's office does ? but take...that helps your quality of life.The solicitor-general is the head prosecutor for...court of the everyday person," is how Solicitor-General Charles Evans puts it.Here's...