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Federal judge who was arrested on domestic violence charges continues receiving $200,000 salary

...should be disciplined."During this course he will continue to receive his salary," said Carparelli, a former state court judge in Colorado and the executive director of the American Judicature Society at Vanderbilt University in Nashville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-15/federal-judge-who-was-arrested-dome
Council of State Court Judges wades into legal battle over private probation companies

...weigh in on whether the State Court council crossed an ethical boundary.The president of the council, Hall County State Court Judge Charles Wynne, said it would not be proper to comment on pending litigation.The council has not yet taken action...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-03/council-state-court-ju
Georgia police ease way into 'slowpoke' law

...Violators could face as much as a $1,000 fine and a year in jail. The actual amount of the fine is set by the State Court judge, said Kristy Key, the accounting supervisor at the Richmond County Clerk of Court's office. Key was unable to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-29/police-ease-way-slowpo
UGA players won't miss playing time for arrests

...pre-trial intervention program that upon completion will result in the dropping of charges for all four athletes.State Court Judge Ethelyn Simpson informed them one by one about details of the program. She told them they will not be on probation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-06/uga-players-wont-miss-playin
Legislative appointments leave many seats untouched

...Augusta Commission members has an appointment, and several haven't made them.The delegation also reappointed State Court Judge Richard Slaby and Jeannie Allen, a member since 1993, to the Augusta Canal Authority. They named Wayne Thomas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-06/legislative-appointments
Voters didn't hold back on write-ins during May 20 election

...local attorney or judge for the uncontested judgeships, with the most, 37, writing in the name of Richmond County State Court Judge David Watkins and 30 writing in the name of former Juvenile Court Judge Willie Saunders. Overall, the most written-in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-11/voters-didnt-hold-back-w
Senator received support from probation firm owner, bondsmen group

...of two candidates to become the next Burke County State Court judge. The court contracts with a private company, CSRA...of court. If Stone becomes the next Burke County State Court judge, he would contract for private probation services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-18/senator-received-suppo
Mason, Blocker-Adams sign up to run for Augusta mayor

...incumbent Grady Smith and attorney Brandon Dial each submitted their $360 fee and qualifying paperwork Monday.For state court judge, both incumbents for two judgeships, Richard Slaby and David Watkins, qualified Monday, Bailey said.In the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-03-03/mason-blocker-
A valid veto

...accountability were stripped from the bill in a Senate committee headed by Sen. Jesse Stone, R-Waynesboro, a state court judge candidate who has political ties to the private probation and bail bonding industries.Stone was the only local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-05-06/valid-veto
With four pastors on ballot, Augusta might have a prayer

...re-election to the State Senate. I am still in the Senate race and do not intend to resign unless I am appointed interim State Court Judge." HEY YU: Eugene Yu, who switched from running for the U.S. Senate to running for the 12th Congressional District...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-03-08/four-pastors-ba