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 sex offenders face Halloween restrictions

Officials with the state Board of Pardons and Paroles say sex offenders under state supervision will be subject to curfews for Halloween and, in some cases, required to...

Pardon Our Mess: Sunken road at downtown intersection

A large section of asphalt has sunk, creating a bumpy ride for motorists in the southbound lanes of Seventh Street.

Ga. pardons board granting more medical reprieves to sick inmates to save millions in spending

...reprieves granted by the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles has jumped from 51 in 2008...to build a better relationship with the pardons board. Five years ago, the board approved...million.The corrections department and the pardons board wouldn't provide details about...

Job fair aims to help offenders find work

...the second annual offender job fair was held. The local offices of Georgia's Department of Corrections and the Board of Pardons and Paroles joined with the state Department of Labor to bring 20-plus employers, educators and other career resources to...

Investigate pardons

...between the donations and the pardon should be thoroughly investigated...its hearings on the Clinton pardons today. And Rep. Dan Burton...hearings to discuss reform of the pardon process. With what Americans...will learn the truth about his pardons of some of the nation's most...

Opinion columns
Pardons and paroles board decision raises many questions

...answer. (Editor's note: The writer is a member of the Victims and Community Advisory Council of the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles and was the director of the Community Mental Health Center of East Central Georgia for 17 years.)

Opinion columns
Clinton pardons NASCAR team owner

RALEIGH, N.C. -- President Clinton granted a pardon Friday to Rick Hendrick, the NASCAR team owner who was banished...Hendrick was one of 59 people to receive Christmastime pardons from Clinton. At the time he was sentenced in December 1997...

Other sports
Pardon Our Mess: Two section of exposed wires near riverwalk

Between 7th and 8th Street in downtown Augusta, two sections of wires are currently exposed near the Riverwalk sidewalk.