Federal judge sends key GM case to Georgia court

...Judge Thomas Thrash Jr. ruled Friday that a Cobb County judge should handle the case filed by the family of Brooke...local court, the Meltons still have to convince Cobb County Judge Kathryn Tanksley to reopen it, which judges normally...

Appeals court hears Ga. pothole case

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- The Georgia Court of Appeals has upheld a decision by an Effingham County judge in a lawsuit over a pothole.Theron and Dana Davis sued the Effingham County Board of Commissioners, Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie...

Augusta's Goodale House heads to court

...Augusta's historic Goodale House, one of Georgia's oldest surviving homes, could now rest in the hands of a Richmond County judge.Built in 1799 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976, the Federal-style building was deemed...

Four VA retaliation cases open in Georgia

...charges that he fraudulently accepted $1,100 in medications and plastic surgery from the federal agency.A Richmond County judge dismissed the charges in April and payment reports show his health insurance was billed $607 between February 2010 and...

Across the region

...of Ashburn, Va., were visiting Savannah.Judge's office is food drive winnerATLANTA - The offices of a Columbia County judge was among the winners announced Tuesday in this year's competition by the state's legal community to raise the most...

Carolina Panthers star Greg Hardy released from jail

...Wednesday, one day after being arrested on charges of assault on a female and communicating threats.Charlotte Mecklenburg County Judge Rebecca Thorne Tin called Hardy a potential threat and ordered him not to have any contact with the accuser and to attend...

Columbia County judge resigns over misconduct allegations

A Columbia County magistrate judge resigned his office Thursday amid allegations that he had behaved inappropriately toward women he had encountered as a guardian ad litem, officials said.

Burke County Judge Jerry Daniel dies

Many people lost a champion Thurs­­day evening when Judge Jerry Daniel died at his home in Waynes­boro, Ga. Daniel, 70, had been the Burke County State Court judge since he was elected to the position in 2000.

Rants & Raves

...financial info and one premium payment later canceled. How much simpler could it be? I WOULD LIKE TO thank the Richmond County judge who decided that my dogs needed to be put to death for a mistake that I made. He never bothered to ask how I was able...

Across the region

...Friday for knowingly exposing a woman to HIV.Craig Lamar Davis, 42, of Stone Mountain, was sentenced by a Clayton County judge. He was convicted on two counts of reckless conduct last month.Davis is a former pastor who had unprotected sex with...