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Lawyer for Georgia man set for execution this week says doubts remain about his client's guilt

...Angela Sizemore in south Georgia, is set for execution Thursday at the state prison in Jackson.The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles, the only entity authorized to commute a death sentence, has scheduled a clemency hearing for Johnson Wednesday...
Witnesses, visitors recount Georgia's only female death row inmate's final moments

Kelly Gis­sen­daner sobbed, then apologized and described her husband, Doug Gissandaner, as "an amazing man." And then she sang "Amazing Grace" until she died at 12:21 a.m.
Georgia executes woman convicted in husband's death; 1st woman executed in state in 70 years

...execution on Tuesday.The Supreme Court of Georgia also denied her a stay of execution Tuesday and the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles declined to grant her clemency after it met on earlier on Tuesday to consider new testimony from supporters...
Stay of execution for Georgia woman on death row denied by federal and state Supreme Courts

...Circuit Court of Appeals.Earlier today, Gissendaner got a rare extra chance to plead for a reprieve from the Board of Pardons and Paroles, but failed again in her request for clemency.The board voted to allow the death sentence to be carried out...
Finding job not easy for those with criminal past

...less to serve can become residents of the 230-bed transitional center if they receive a referral from the Board of Pardons and Paroles or a member within a prison. Crimi nal history and behavior in prison are among the factors weighed when deciding...
New Georgia laws take effect today, most notably a higher gas tax

Many new Georgia laws take effect Wednesday, offering the Peach State less zoom and more boom. The zoom might go down as Georgia motorists pay more at the gas pump. The boom might be most evident July Fourth.
Derek Singleton

Chief Parole Officer GROVETOWN, Ga. - Mr. Derek Allen Singleton entered rest on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at Georgia Regents Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 2:00 P. M. at First Baptist Church with Rev.
Girl rescued, 4 arrested in child exploitation sting

...Columbia and Richmond counties. Officials from the Effingham County Sheriff's Office, the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Richmond County Marshal's Office assisted in the operation.
Preachers try to stay execution

...She was denied clemency last week after her attorneys took the allotted morning hearing Tuesday before the Board of Pardons and Paroles.Her attorneys filed an emergency motion today for a 90-day stay to allow them to present more than the 21...
Many of Deal's top aides, executive branch officials get pay raises

...years ago."Other 2015 increases came with turnover in certain jobs.Deal's newest appointee to the State Board of Pardons and Paroles, Brian Owens, is paid almost $150,000. That's about what he made running the state prison system, but...