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Family attorney disputes police chief's account that officer fatally shot teen in self-defense

...said he won't address the attorney's "ongoing and unsupported statements" or say any more about the case until the State Law Enforcement Division completes its investigation. The officer is on administrative leave."As attorneys are now involved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-01/family-attorney-disputes-police-chi
Aiken City Council | The Augusta Chronicle

...the governing body for the City of Aiken, holding municipal corporation regulatory powers as provided by South Carolina state law. The body consists of seven members, including the mayor, four district representatives and two at-large representatives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/local-government/aiken-city-council
Aiken City Council | The Augusta Chronicle

...the governing body for the City of Aiken, holding municipal corporation regulatory powers as provided by South Carolina state law. The body consists of seven members, including the mayor, four district representatives and two at-large representatives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/aiken-city-council
Aid to Islamic State ends with maximum penalty for Augusta man

...Bourne said. Davis was fully prepared to join the Islamic State and it was only through the proactive work of federal and state law enforcement officers that his plan was foiled.Davis bought his airplane ticket just weeks after the Islamic State publicized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-28/aid-islamic-state-ends
Georgia easing teacher testing rules

...They're supposed to measure how much progress students make during the course of a school year, and according to state law, count for half of a teacher's job performance assessment.In basic courses such as reading and math, so-called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-07-28/georgia-easing-teacher-te
Judge hears arguments in suit against private probation firm

...since 2008.Attorney Robert Norman Jr. argued on behalf of Judi cial Alternatives that the plaintiff's reliance on state law prohibiting local governments from entering into open-ended contracts is misplaced. The contract is automatically renewed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-27/judge-hears-arguments-
Rain tax has always been a done deal

...would increase taxes by $1, but because of changes in the tax digest this year, the "rollback" number as allowed in state law would be an increase of only 86 cents. So they use the rollback number and tell you they're decreasing taxes, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-07-25/rain-tax-has-al
Georgia debates Confederate carving set in stone and state law

...honor what's best about our history there as well."That would take action from Georgia's General Assembly due to a state law protecting the carving from any changes without legislative approval. Members don't return to the Capitol until January...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-25/georgia-debates-confederate-
North Augusta man accused of child exploitation

...to a statement from South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson's office, Jeffrey William Malcom was arrested by the State Law Enforcement Division on a count of felony sexual exploitation of a minor in the second degree, which carries a punishment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-28/north-augusta-man-accu
Report: Many immigrants re-arrested after detainers declined

...can't hold arrestees beyond their scheduled release dates without probable cause. California and Connecticut have passed state laws to limit the use of immigration detainers and jails in states from Oregon to Iowa also refuse to honor the requests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-13/report-many-immigrants-re-