Convicted rapist scheduled to be paroled

...man whose stalking and window-peeping escalated to beating and rape might be freed from prison soon.The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles is set to release Charles Ivey Jr., 54, according to a notice sent to the district attorney's office.Ivey...

Pardon our mess: Dilapidated gas sign

A dilapidated gas sign sits outside Kelly's Mini Mart on Washington Road still list a price, even though the gas pumps are not working.

Georgia's State Board of Pardons and Paroles reinstates gun rights to convicted felons

...rights reinstated by the State Board of Pardons and Paroles.The board restored firearms...could explain an overall increase in gun pardons. In 2012 the number of violent felons...gun rights are restored. Although the pardons reinstate felons' rights to bear arms...

Parole board changes position on paroling convicted rapist

...received a notice earlier this week about Ivey's pending release. On Friday, the office was notified that the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles rescinded its decision, at least for now.Ivey had a long history of stalking and window peeping before he attacked...

Pardons board grants clemency to condemned Georgia man

ATLANTA - The Georgia pardons board made the rare decision Friday to spare the life of a condemned...1991 murder of his ex-classmate.The move by the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles to reduce Daniel Greene's death sentence to life in...

Pardons board denies clemency

The State Board of Pardons and Paroles denied clemency Friday for Mark McClain, who was sentenced to death by a Richmond County Superior Court jury nearly...

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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...

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...

Pardon Ndhlovu, Bridget Lyons claim victory at GRU Augusta Half Marathon and 10K

Two decorated runners with local ties decided to pace themselves side by side through Sunday's rainy conditions.Pardon Ndhlovu and Bridget Lyons teamed early and separated late as Ndhlovu won the GRU Augusta Half Marathon.Lyons won the women's...

Girl rescued, 4 arrested in child exploitation sting

...Investigation and sheriff's offices in 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.