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Man executed for killing Georgia deputy after robbery

...interpretation of its definition of intellectual disability" and does not affect Georgia law.The Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole on Monday denied clemency for Holsey. The state Supreme Court declined to halt the case on Tuesday.
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Clemency denied for death row inmateATLANTA - The State Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied clemency for a Georgia death row inmate who killed a sheriff's deputy.The board made its decision Monday following...
Ga. watches sex offenders on Halloween

Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles officials say sex offenders on parole will be subject to increased supervision on Halloween.The agency said in a news release...
50 arrests in community crackdown

Agencies teamed up in Richmond County for a two-day operation serving warrants and using community-oriented policing to focus on known gang members.
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Comments from readers:THE GEORGIA STATE Board of Pardons and Paroles are reinstating gun rights to an increasing number of convicted felons. Are they insane? Eliminate the board and appoint residents...
Georgia's State Board of Pardons and Paroles reinstates gun rights to convicted felons

...increasing number of convicted felons in Georgia have been getting their gun ownership rights reinstated by the State Board of Pardons and Paroles.The board restored firearms rights for more than 1,400 felons between 2008 and 2013, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
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Death row inmate granted clemencyATLANTA - Georgia's Board of Pardons and Paroles on Wednesday spared the life of an inmate facing scheduled execution, commuting the condemned man's sentence the day before...
Job fair aims to help offenders find work

Hundreds of job-seekers attended the second annual offender job fair Wednesday at Julian Smith Casino.
Georgia death row inmate set to die Tuesday

...death of his neighbor, India Roberts, a high school sophomore.He has a clemency hearing before the State Board of Pardons and Paroles on Monday. But if his execution goes forward as planned Tuesday, Wellons will be the first inmate put to death...
Sims named chairman of House properties committee

The State Properties Committee oversees the Department of Corrections and the Georgia Building Authority.