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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-02/preachers-try-stay-execution
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-28/many-deals-top-aides-executiv
Daughter pushes for mother's clemency on eve of execution for murder

...will be the first time Georgia has executed a woman since 1945.Slideshow: Georgia Death Row InmatesThe State Board of Pardons and Paroles, the only entity in Georgia authorized to commute a death sentence to life in prison, has set a clemency hearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-23/daughter-pushes-mothers-cleme
Weather delays Georgia woman execution until Monday

...testified at Gissen daner's trial. A jury convicted Gis sendaner and sentenced her to death in 1998.The State Board of Pardons and Paroles held a clemency hearing Tuesday for Gis sen daner but announced Wednesday that her request was denied. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-25/weather-delays-georgia
Woman's execution postponed over issues with drug

JACKSON, Ga. ? The scheduled execution of the only woman on Georgia's death row Monday was postponed over concerns about the potency of the lethal injectio

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-02/womans-execution-postponed-o
After weather delay, Georgia to perform rare execution of a woman

...testified at Gissendaner's trial, and a jury convicted her and sentenced her to death in 1998.The State Board of Pardons and Paroles, the only entity in Georgia authorized to commute a death sentence, on Wednesday denied Gissendaner clemency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-01/after-weather-delay-ge
Across the region

Board to decide on clemency requestATLANTA - The State Board of Pardons and Paroles will soon decide on a clemency request for Georgia's only female death row inmate.Board spokesman Steve Hayes says members will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-24/across-region
Parole board hears clemency plea for woman slated for execution

ATLANTA -- The five gubernatorial appointees on Georgia's Board of Pardons and Paroles met Tuesday morning behind closed doors to hear pleas for and against granting clemency for the only woman on Georgia's death...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-24/parole-board-hears-cle
Man seeks access to his GBI file

...can hide misdeeds and incompetency, Kohler said. He pointed to the recently exposed practice of the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles to restore gun rights to people who were convicted of violent felonies.State justices sharply questioned Kohler...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-07/man-seeks-access-his-g
Georgia execution set tonight

...previous occasions. State and federal courts have already rejected his filings this time around, and the State Board of Pardons and Paroles -the only entity authorized to commute his sentence to life in prison - denied him clemency Tuesday. Hill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-27/georgia-execution-set-tonigh