Agreement ends forfeiture controversy

...reported examples, most seizures are aboveboard.Each man praised House Judiciary Chairman Wendell Willard, R-Sandy Springs, who sponsored the bill in its controversial form and whose committee will likely consider Atwood's version.

Bill would allow ads on school buses

...school scoreboards, yearbooks and programs for student productions.House Judiciary Chairman Wendell Willard, R-Sandy Springs, introduced House Bill 111 with bipartisan cosponsors. It removes any prohibition against leasing space on the inside...

Highway robbery

...commissioners.This bill deserves to pass. Its sponsor, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Wendell Willard, R-Sandy Springs, needs to resurrect it this legislative session."Finders keepers" may have been the law of the jungle gym, but...

Pedestrian dies crossing I-285

...stay off eastbound Interstate 285 north of Atlanta after a pedestrian crossing the roadway was struck and killed.Sandy Springs Police Sgt. Ron Momon says the man was involved in an accident around 4:30 a.m. on Friday and was crossing the...

Bill would tighten Ga. elder abuse law

...abuse law with a bill that would boost law enforcement tools in fighting these crimes.Rep. Wendell Willard, R-Sandy Springs, told reporters Friday that House Bill 72 aims to build on legislation passed in 2013 to protect the state's elderly...

Across Georgia

Police shoot man during 911 responseSANDY SPRINGS, GA. - Sandy Springs police shot and wounded a man while responding to a 911 call Fri day, authorities say.Georgia Bureau of In ves tigation spokeswoman...

Business, consumer advocates push legislative issues

...very reluctant to do anything that limits access to the courts," said House Judiciary Chairman Wendell Willard, R-Sandy Springs.He also announced Friday that he is sponsoring a bill to protect stock brokers and other investment bankers from...

Robert Bullard

...community; his brother, Richard Bullard, of Marietta Ga.; and his nephews, Andrew Bullard and Anthony Bullard of Sandy Springs, Ga.; also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his brother, Ralph "Rusty...

Woman drives into pond near Atlanta

MILTON, Ga. - Authorities say a Sandy Springs woman was in critical condition after rescuers pulled her from a submerged car in a pond north of Atlanta.Georgia State Patrol...

Georgia GOAL positively transforming both lives and communities

...the GOAL scholarship will still be there when her younger children are eligible to apply."We feel so blessed and so do our daughters," she said. (The writer is president of Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program Inc. in Sandy Springs.)