Pardon Our Mess: Hole in road

A hole in the road near the intersection of Hickman Road and Walton Way is marked by orange cones and caution tape. It has been there for about a month.

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...

Georgia execution set tonight

...three 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 has...

Georgia man who claimed disability executed after Supreme Court rejects stay

...reviewed facts and documents in the case and wrote that they believed Hill is intellectually disabled.The State Board of Pardons and Paroles, the only entity authorized to commute a death sentence to life in prison, on Tuesday rejected Hill's clemency...

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...

Georgia inmate who has come within hours of execution 3 times set to be executed this week

...consider his arguments based on the ruling in the Florida case. He also has a clemency hearing today before the State Board of Pardons and Paroles, the only entity in Georgia that can commute a death sentence to life without parole.He is set to be executed...

Across the region

Clemency denied for death row inmateATLANTA - The State Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied clemency for a Georgia death row inmate who killed a sheriff's deputy.The board made its decision Monday...

Georgia executes man convicted of 1998 killing of sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop

...before to an elite interstate highway squad. He had nearly three years with the sheriff's department.The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles held a hearing Monday on a petition for clemency from Brannan's lawyers and denied the request to commute the...

Distinguished couple delighted by Jimmie Dyess Symposium honors

...killed her co-worker and wounded two more ? she joined the Advisory Council for Victims and Community for the State Board of Pardons and Paroles.She met Brian in 1975 at a convention on Jekyll Island, Ga., and they married almost five years later. He...