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Attorney general finds no state law violations by resigned Augusta commissioner Donnie Smith

...has rejected the Georgia Department of Public Safety's assertion that resigned Augusta commissioner Donnie Smith broke state law by moonlighting at a hospitality house while also drawing his state trooper salary during Masters Week.Smith admitted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-27/ag-finds-no-state-law-vi
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
Georgia execution set tonight

...to death. Lawyers for Hill have long argued he is intellectually disabled and, therefore, shouldn't be executed. State law and a 2002 U.S. Supreme Court decision both prohibit the execution of the intellectually disabled. But Georgia has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-27/georgia-execution-set-tonigh
Georgia man who claimed disability executed after Supreme Court rejects stay

...Tuesday.Lawyers for Hill have long argued he is intellectually disabled and, therefore, shouldn't be executed. State law and a 2002 U.S. Supreme Court decision both prohibit the execution of the intellectually disabled.But Georgia has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-27/georgia-man-who-claimed-disability-
Richmond County Sheriff's Office earns state certification

...Richard Roundtree can check off another of his first-term goals.On Tuesday, his agency was accredited by the Georgia State Law Enforcement Cer ti fication and Accreditation Program, which was started by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-27/richmond-county-sherif
Georgia inmate who has come within hours of execution 3 times set to be executed this week

...for death row inmates to prove intellectual disability. State law and a 2002 U.S. Supreme Court ruling prohibit the execution...temporary stay to consider Hill's challenge to a new state law prohibiting the release of information about the source...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-25/georgia-inmate-who-has
Advocacy group looks to better protect kids and whistleblowers of sexual abuse

...reporting child sexual abuse in schools are outlined in state law and local policy, but improvements must be made to better...the next few months before tackling possible changes to state law."Nobody ever talks about child sexual abuse because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-22/advocacy-group-looks-bett
Haley insists SC can afford to cut income taxes

...Columbia.The state is sending public colleges $300 million less than it did in 2008 ? the last year legislators followed state law on aiding local governments. It would take $550 million more than Haley proposes next fiscal year to fully fund the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-23/haley-insists-sc-can-aff
SC legislator hopes to alter hospital building program

...legislators might finally be in position this year to overhaul regulations for building or expanding medical facilities.Under state law, a certificate of need is required before hospitals and other medical facilities can build, expand, offer a new service...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-09/sc-legislator-hopes-alter-hos
Topless in public, SC woman jailed

...exposure.Her attorney said Jonas would not have been arrested if she had been a man. Jonas considered challenging the state law on the basis of gender bias, but decided to plead guilty instead.Jonas was on probation for an earlier guilty plea...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-16/sc-woman-jailed-topless-publ