Appeal might delay trial in Episcopal schism in eastern South Carolina

...property, might be delayed because of an appeal to the state Court of Appeals.Parishes in the conservative Episcopal Diocese...the ordination of gays.The churches that left sued in state court to protect the use of the diocesan name and ownership of...

Ban thankfully fizzes out

...soft drinks larger than 16 ounces did. It put the government in charge of how big our beverages can be. The New York State Court of Appeals recently agreed with a lower court that the city Board of Health overstepped its authority in issuing the...

French bank BNP pleads guilty to US sanctions violations

...sanctions on the countries to block their participation in the global financial system.BNP entered a guilty plea in state court in New York City and is expected to do the same Tuesday in federal court, officials said."BNP Paribas went to elaborate...

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...

Early voting in July 22 runoff starts Monday in Augusta

...Hardie Davis and Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree.Voters also will decide between former Richmond County State Court Solicitor Harold Jones and Augusta Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson in the Democratic runoff for state Senate District 22...

George Fryhofer

...office. From 1961 to 1963, he served as Solicitor of the State Court of Burke County. In 1963, he was appointed by Gov. Carl Sanders as Judge of the State Court of Burke County and was re-elected many times over...

Governor receives names of two lawyers to fill Burke County State Court judgeship

...has submitted recommendations to fill the Burke County State Court judgeship.The commission sent Gov. Nathan Deal two...Jackson E. Cox, who is the solicitor of the Burke County State Court, and Jesse C. Stone, managing attorney of Merrill...

Candidate qualifying for county election begins Monday

...Board of Edu cation seats and two state court judgeships have a 4½-day window...represents the entirety of the county.State court judges must be 25 years old, be...full-time positions of mayor and state court judge, the fee is much higher...

Georgia county sees record $4 million verdict

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- An Effingham County State Court jury has awarded $4 million to a Maryland man in the largest verdict...of Court Elizabeth Hursey confirmed Wednesday the award was the State Court's largest.

Appeals court: Judge has no place in school grades

...calculate South Carolina students' grades, an appellate court ruled Friday.According to a three-judge panel of the state Court of Appeals, a trial judge should have dismissed a student's lawsuit challenging district officials' recalculation...