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Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...whose loved ones were victims of Mr. High and three others were not allowed to watch the execution, but were present at the prison Tuesday evening. "He fired that shotgun at Bonnie's head. Two of the pellets tore his ear," Mrs. Phillips said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/07/met_324670.shtml
Michael Phelps pleads guilty to drunken driving

...months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino.Phelps, 29, was sentenced to a year in prison, but the prison sentence is suspended. He must be on probation for a year and a half.The swimmer was contrite in court, with his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-19/michael-phelps-pleads-gu
Sheriff's nephew gets 5-year sentence in marijuana case

...Monday, he will never let go again, he said.Craig urged Whittle to maintain his faith and commitment while he's in the prison system, saying it could make the difference in his near future.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-22/sheriffs-nephew-gets-5
Physicians with citations of misconduct hired to treat Georgia inmates

...hires and supervises many physicians working in state prisons. The organization's director, Dr. Billy Nichols, said the prison doctors are hired after lengthy interview processes and their work is regularly monitored. It would be wrong to assume...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-14/physicians-citations-miscond
SC prisons fight drone drops

...fence and drop off cellphones, tobacco products and marijuana. Officials found the drone and material in bushes outside the prison.The man's name has not been released while the investigation continues.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-12/sc-prisons-fight-drone-drops
Officials warn students of consequences of drug use, violence

...slideshow about drug use and the consequences that often follow.They dissected lyrics from hip-hop songs and calculated the prison sentences each artist could receive from the drug activity they rapped about. As they spoke, some of the 200 students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-04/officials-warn-students-abou
Officials warn students about consequences of drug use, violence

...about drug use and the consequences that often follow.They dissected lyrics from popular hip-hop songs and calculated the prison sentences each artist could receive from the drug activity they rapped about.As they spoke, some of the 200 students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-31/officials-warn-students-abou
Former Burke County teacher pleads guilty in student sex case

...Superior Court to two counts of sexual assault against a person in school. Judge Daniel J. Craig sentenced Ashe to the prison term to be followed by an additional eight years on probation.Ashe had sex with a 15-year-old boy between January...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-23/former-burke-county-te
Former Hawk is sentenced to jail for fatal crash

...the ex-player to black out on the road and that no alcohol was found in his system.Palmer says the deal calls for the prison sentence to be cut to three years as long as Blaylock serves 1,500 hours of community service and seeks treatment for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-10-27/former-hawk-sentenced-jail-fa
Former Columbia County commissioner, family still waiting on ruling

...habeas corpus, an allegation that Dean's constitutional rights were violated. A judge in Tattnall County, where the prison is located, heard the case in December."We're still waiting on it to be ruled on," Renee Dean said. "It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-31/former-columbia-county