Harrell Tiller, longtime political figure, dies

...more entertaining members of the board, because he liked to keep things stirred up."Once Tiller led former county commissioner Travis Barnes to believe Barnes would be named commission chairman."Travis went out and had some business cards...

Former Columbia County commissioner, family still waiting on ruling

Friday marked one year since a judge refused to grant a new trial for former Columbia County Commissioner Scott Dean.He was convicted and sent to prison after his adopted daughter told authorities he'd touched her inappropriately...

Augusta attorney facing contempt of court again; State Bar suspends license

...Court.According to the probate court records that are not sealed by state law, a relative of former Richmond County Commissioner Harrell Tiller was appointed Tiller's guardian in place of Nicholson.Nicholson filed a Rich mond County Superior...

Petition urges new trial for Scott Dean

...have signed an online petition urging District Attorney Ashley Wright to grant a new trial to the former Co lumbia County commissioner and Harlem mayor, who was convicted of two counts of child molestation in December 2011."It's given me some...

Georgia races

...61FAMILY: Husband, James; three childrenEMPLOYMENT: Real-estate brokerPOLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Legislator, county commissioner, congressional candidateCAMPAIGN PRIORITIES: Increasing school funding, expanding MedicaidU.S. SENATE NAME...

Kay Allen denied payment of attorney's fees after complaint agrainst her dismissed

...intact and to withdraw its letter to the governor seeking her removal from office.Allen's husband, District 3 County Commissioner Charles Allen also resigned as part of the agreement.Over the past two decades, Kay Allen had collected thousands...

Columbia County races

...63FAMILY: Wife, Lillie; two adult sonsEMPLOYMENT: Retired educator; tree farmerPOLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Columbia County commissioner, District 4CAMPAIGN PRIORITIES: "Growth management, especially as it concerns our two incorporated municipalities...

Who killed coastal Georgia county commissioner?

...Department is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever killed Glynn County Commissioner Tom Sublett.Sublett's body was found floating in the Frederica River Tuesday morning. He had been shot in...

Children removed from Columbia County commissioner's home

Columbia County authorities removed four children from the home of county Commissioner Scott Dean on Wednesday. At about 6 p.m., Columbia County sheriff's deputies escorted a county Division of Family and Children...

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Grenade found near Georgia county commissioner's home

...Ga. - The Barrow County Sheriff's Office is investigating an explosive device that was found in front of a county commissioner's home.Sheriff Jud Smith said Monday that an old grenade was found in a ditch at the end of Commissioner Eva...

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