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Ga. panel OKs medical marijuana bill

...the legislation. Porter said the Georgia Bureau of Investigation had reviewed the bill's language.The Georgia Sheriffs Association also supports the bill.Porter said Georgia prosecutors are not interested in depriving children or adults...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-13/ga-panel-oks-medical-mar
State legislators back medical marijuana bill

...Uber. Rep. Wendell Willard, R-Sandy Springs, said he expected a proposal to tighten the rules under which police and prosecutors can seize property and cash would fail after it was opposed by the Georgia Sheriffs' Association.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-03/state-legislators-back-medical-mari
Several issues before lawmakers on Crossover Day

...committee on Feb. 7, but has yet to be scheduled for a House vote. Terry Norris, executive director of the Georgia Sheriffs' Association, said the group remains opposed to the bill. ABORTIONA bill to restrict abortion coverage in the state's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-02/several-issues-lawmakers-cros
Georgia lawmaker revises civil forfeiture bill, adds judicial review

...The council had objected, along with the Georgia Sheriffs' Association, to the original bill.The council's executive...Terry Norris, the executive director of the Georgia Sheriffs' Association, said his group was still reviewing the revised...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-22/georgia-lawmaker-revises
Clayton County sheriff not guilty

...000 votes. Hill was the only candidate on the ballot in November .Hill's situation is unique ? the Georgia Sheriffs' Association has said it's not aware of another instance of someone under indictment being elected or serving as sheriff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-15/clayton-county-sheriff-not-gu
Indictment looms over Georgia sheriff race

...the accusations are attacks by political rivals.Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills, the president of the Georgia Sheriffs' Association, said he could not recall an instance of someone under indictment being elected sheriff in the state.In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-11-02/indictment-loo
Demotions, promotions planned for Richmond County Sheriff's Office after Richard Roundtree takes office

...might even be the first sheriff in the United States to do so.Terry Norris, the executive director of the Georgia Sheriffs' Association, said he'd not heard of a sheriff having an inaugural ball."There may have been some, but I don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2012-12-01/demotions-promo
Georgia governors rarely start process to remove sheriffs

...who put people in jail for doing wrong," said Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills, who as president of the Georgia Sheriffs' Association is pushing for Hill's suspension.Still, governors have often been hesitant to intervene in what they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-02/georgia-governors-rarely-star
State Patrol assisting local police by working wrecks

...of fugitives, drugs and so forth from traffic enforcement," said Terry Norris, executive director of the Georgia Sheriffs Association.An hour or so spent sorting out a wreck is time that trooper isn't patrolling the roads. Even so, McDonough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-13/state-patrol-assisting-local-police
U.S. Rep. John Barrow proposes panic buttons for schools

...The idea, which Barrow hopes to have funded between 2014 and 2018, has received endorsements from the Georgia Sheriffs' Association, the National Sheriffs' Association and the American Association of School Administrators."We support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-07-01/us-rep-john-barrow-propo