Selling that sofa online? Think about going to the cop shop

...their parking lot nearly daily. Among the items spotted: a bed, dining room set, antique dishes.Mimi Fisher, a real estate agent, has sold snow tires, a motorcycle helmet and framed prints at the police station."I've had people come to...

Guns, training gun found where police say sheriff shot woman

...Sheriff Victor Hill faces a misdemeanor charge of reckless conduct in the May 3 shooting, which critically wounded real estate agent Gwenevere McCord, 43, Gwinnett County police have said. Hill was released from jail on a $2,950 bond and has...

Housing market has changed home staging business

...the market."It can't be overpriced either," Melton said. "It has to be priced right and show well."As a real estate agent, Melton only uses her staging services on personal listings. She doesn't charge an extra fee and spends about...

Inmate pleads guilty to prison rape

...sentence of life without the possibility of parole for the brutal 2006 slaying of 79-year-old Pat Murphy, a retired real estate agent in south Georgia's Lee County.Denby has been in prison since his 2008 guilty plea. The prosecutor had sought...

Father says woman shot by Georgia sheriff told police the shooting was an accident

...her by mistake."McCord claimed that Hill would never intentionally harm her," the statement says.McCord is a real estate agent and wanted to learn self-defense since she's frequently alone in model homes, her father said. She had bought...

Lawman charged in shooting vows to continue as sheriff

JONESBORO, Ga. - A day after he was charged with reckless conduct in the shooting of a real estate agent, a Georgia sheriff called it a "tragic accident" and vowed to continue his law enforcement duties.Meanwhile, a Georgia police...

Award honors local Realtor

Longtime area real estate agent Jim Courson on Tuesday was named winner of the March of Dimes...birth defects. Mr. Courson, 63, a native of Augusta, became a real estate agent in 1971. Prior to that, he served in the Navy and worked as...

Lumpkin defense rests case

...William Lumpkin killed a Martinez real estate agent, Augustus Williams told others...Williams said he grabbed the real estate agent, the man pushed him back and he picked something up and hit the real estate agent in the head and that was it...

Selling home requires time, preparation

...standard 6 percent commission to a real estate agent. How do I sell my house without...solo sellers decide to hire a real estate agent to avoid the confusion involved...A real estate attorney or a real estate agent can draw up the purchase contract...

Lawyer spoke to deputy

William Lumpkin denied killing real estate agent Stan White but placed himself and Mr. White together...2, 1996, slaying of Mr. White, 64, a Martinez real estate agent who held the deed to Mr. Lumpkin's home. Mr...