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City inspectors look to demolish Goodale House

...their side.Rob Sherman, director of Augusta's License and Inspection Department, said his staff plans to ask a State Court judge in early 2015 to order the endangered property, which was built in 1799 and is listed on the National Registry of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-26/city-inspectors-look-demolish
State court judge urges support to restore 'tolling' on misdemeanor sentences

...probation was "part of my job" and said he eventually might support the bill "with adjustments" after the Council of State Court Judges files it, though he was unlikely to be a sponsor.Howard said he wouldn't sponsor the bill, but would "like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-15/state-court-judge-urge
South Georgia private probation service violated rules

...of their probation.South Georgia Probation supervises defendants that Darien Municipal Court and McIntosh County State Court judges place on probation. The company does so under contract, but the review concerned only the city court, City Manager...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-12/ga-private-probation-s
Richmond County State Court Judge issues order freeing some from jail in wake of recent Sentinel Offender Services ruling

...the sentence.The Council of State Court Judges has already mobilized to push...revive tolling. Douglas County State Court judges have decided to extend probation...conditions.While Richmond County State Court judges are following the Supreme Court's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-06/richmond-county-state-
Georgia Supreme Court decision on probation causes cancellation of warrants

...Here in DeKalb County, we are recalling all of our probation warrants where the time has expired," said DeKalb State Court Judge Wayne M. Purdom.The court has closed roughly 4,100 cases and is still researching 1,500 more, and Purdom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-04/georgia-supreme-court-decisio
Council of State Court Judges propose new rules in wake of critical audit of misdemeanor probation operations

...providers lacking in every regard, the Council of State Court Judges has proposed changes to court rules.On Friday...counseling or mental health evaluations.The Council of State Court Judges will take comments about the proposed rule changes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-05/council-state-court-ju
Twisted justice?

...Their 9-0 vote came after assurances by Chief State Court Judge Richard Slaby that he and other Richmond County judges...engagement in the contracting process.Really, should state court judges serve as go-betweens in what amounts to a purchasing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-09/twisted-justice
Incumbents shine in Augusta-area state races

...said. Evans, a longtime Demo cratic party official, also called on Stone to withdraw his application to serve as state court judge in Burke County, something Stone said he would not do unless he lost the Senate race."I'm definitely not taking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-05/incumbents-shine-augusta
Stone, Evans on the road in busy District 23 race

...related to his support for private probation firms and a pending bid for an appointment to serve as a Burke County State Court judge.Evans has challenged Stone to commit to serving a full term, and last week she demanded Stone withdraw his bid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-29/stone-evans-ro
Augusta Commission to review deal with Sentinel probation company

...Hasan said it "went out on a limb to make some of the corrections" included in the state audit, while the four State Court judges each support renewing the agreement with Sentinel.While supervising misdemeanor probationers used to be a county...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-20/augusta-commission-rev