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...

Olympic hopeful Pardon Ndhlovu has found home in Augusta

Since arriving two years ago in Augusta, Pardon Ndhlovu has enjoyed training at a popular location.The long-distance runner frequents the Augusta Canal ? and for several...

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...

Pardon Our Mess: Pumpkin Center traffic circle

Landscaping looks neglected at the traffic circle at Pumpkin Center.

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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...

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...

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...

Women's baseball makes history with debut at Pan Am Games

...we'll appreciate the magnitude."For the record, the United States defeated Venezuela 10-6 in a regulation seven innings.Pardon a joke the women have heard many times, but none of the players threw like a girl, and none wore a skirt, which was the uniform...