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...

Reports: Gurley season over; presidential pardon sought

...thousand people have signed a petition seeking a White House pardon for Gurley.The Athens Banner-Herald reported Friday that...the initials "D.S." asking the Obama administration to "pardon Todd Gurley for any possible wrongdoings and ordering the NCAA...

Pardon Our Mess: Pendleton King Park tennis courts

Trash and overgrown grass have taken over the park's tennis courts. Vines are also growing along the fence that surrounds the courts.

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...

50 arrests in community crackdown

...representatives from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, the Georgia Department of Corrections, the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles and the U.S. Marshal's Service conducted the operation Wednesday and Thursday.As of Thursday evening, Operation...

Dangerous power surge

...unlimited power; and a petition to the White House seeking a "pardon" for sidelined University of Georgia running back Todd Gurley...week filed a petition with the White House asking Obama to "pardon Gurley for any possible wrongdoings" related to his pay-for-autographs...

Across the region

Death row inmate granted clemencyATLANTA - Georgia's Board of Pardons and Paroles on Wednesday spared the life of an inmate facing scheduled execution, commuting the condemned man's sentence the...

Pardon Our Mess: Tree limbs in pond

Fallen trees and limbs from last February's ice storm remain scattered across a local pond.

Michaux: No winners, only losers, in Gurley's suspension

...is reasonable, but it is diminished with ill-conceived "Free Gurley" candlelight vigils and petitions for a White House pardon. That makes everyone look foolish.Fourth is the low-life who basically entrapped Gurley. You don't hear many stories...