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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
S.C. lawmakers seek data on racial profiling by law enforcement

...to recommend ways to improve laws. The study committee would disband after making its recommendations."I know what the prison population is," said bill sponsor Sen. Gerald Malloy, D-Darlington. "But I don't know what the numbers are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-25/sc-lawmakers-seek-data-racia
Parole board hears clemency plea for woman slated for execution

...arguing that procedural violations kept her from getting a fair trial, but none of the courts agreed.Officials at the prisons where she has been awaiting her execution submitted statements in her clemency application describing her as a sincere...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-24/parole-board-hears-cle
Nurse helped transform Talmadge, units

...University, wrote in a 2004 letter. "I remember her as an excellent nurse and especially for her role as the head nurse of the prison unit."Jones and another nurse wrote the procedures and policies for that unit, and it seems her experiences helped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-21/nurse-helped-transform-talma
Lead Belly still being celebrated for music

...celebrating the marriage of the future British queen.Producer Jeff Place hopes the collection enables people to look past the prison story the Lomaxes embellished to market Lead Belly ? that he sang his way out of prison with pardon songs to the governors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-02-21/lead-belly-still-being-celebrated-m
Former inmate making most of second chance

...love of my life," Walker said. "There were times in the prison system just dealing with the magnitude of what I did...they learn there quickly come into play when they leave the prison system and look for employment," Robinson said in an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-24/former-inmate-making-most-sec
Gov. Deal chides Georgia mayors

...however, you have to stand back and look sometimes and ask the question, 'Why is my circuit sending so many more into the prison system than somebody in the adjoining county?' It's very hard to make a logical distinction between those."The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-26/gov-deal-chides-georgi
Haggard to bring signature country sound to Grovetown

...Stewart's band in 1962.Haggard later appeared on The Johnny Cash Show in 1969, and disclosed his troubled past with the prison-inspired songs, Sing Me Back Home and I'm a Lonesome Fugitive.Along with Buck Owens, Haggard was instrumental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-01-20/haggard-bring-signatu
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
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