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Georgia high court tosses man's death sentence

...which rendered him incompetent to stand trial," Walker's lawyer, Brian Kammer, said.A spokeswoman for the state attorney general declined to comment.Walker owned a service station next door to the bank where Gresham was vice president...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-28/georgia-high-court-tosses-man
Judge denies Vidalia onion rules

...packaging rules but does not allow him to decide when the onions can be shipped. A spokeswoman for Black said the state attorney general was reviewing the order. Black in August said the iconic sweet onions could not be shipped before the last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-24/judge-denies-vidalia-onion
SC gay marriage lawsuit also seeks divorce

...voters passed a similar constitutional amendment in 2006 with 78 percent of the vote.In a letter sent Thursday to state Attorney General Alan Wilson that was filed with the lawsuit, Swicegood's attorney said he intended to use the case as a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-14/sc-gay-marriage-lawsuit-also-
SC Republicans ask Haley to help save MOX

...leave the U.S. unable to hold up its end of the deal with Russia.In an e-mail, Mark Pow ell, a spokesman for state Attorney General Alan Wil son ? son of Rep. Joe Wilson ? said, "The AG's Office is examining all possible avenues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-11/sc-republicans-ask-haley-help
Immigration law dispute likely over as SC, ACLU submit agreement over remaining provisions

...Carolina's law inappropriately criminalized activity that should be up to the federal government to regulate, and state Attorney General Alan Wilson said he would weigh his legal options.Remaining sections in dispute include how to deal with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-03/immigration-law-dispute-likely-over
E-cig marketing bill upsets some

...Trade Commission to determine what constitutes marketing e-cigarettes to children and allow the agency to work with state attorney generals to enforce the law."We cannot risk undoing decades of progress in reducing youth smoking by allowing e-cigarette...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-02/e-cig-marketing-bill-upsets-s
Jameis Winston case was surprise to state

An assistant state attorney says prosecutors in Tallahassee, Fla., did not receive information about an 11-month-old sexual assault allegation involving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-11-14/jameis-winston-case-was-s
As elections near, voters should take ownership of special opportunity

...judicial offices.In the executive branch, there will be races not only for governor, but also for secretary of state, attorney general, commissioner of agriculture, state school superintendent, our local mayor's office and many sheriffs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-01-18/elections-near-v
Georgia justices hear arguments in death penalty case

...appealed Tusan's order to the Geor gia Supreme Court, which heard oral arguments Monday.Sabrina Graham, of the state attorney general's office, asked the high court to rule that Tusan didn't have the authority to halt the execution and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-17/georgia-justices-hear-argumen
Indicted coroner takes voluntary suspension

...confusion.District Attorney Ashley Wright said she wasn't sure what effect Tuten's move will have and has asked the state attorney general's office for an opinion.Probate Court Judge Harry B. James III said Monday that he cannot appoint anyone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-10/indicted-coroner-takes