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St. Marys, GA
Monday, September 25, 2017

Board to consider clemency for inmate set for execution

The State Board of Pardons and Paroles has a meeting scheduled Monday to hear arguments for and against clemency for Keith Leroy Tharpe, who’s set to be put to death Tuesday.

MCSO: Georgia man is accused of harassing a judge in Phoenix

The judge has accused Rose of harassing her through numerous phone calls, emails and online posts

Tax Relief for Georgians in All Counties Expanded to Federal Level...

It parallels relief previously granted to Irma victims throughout Florida and in parts of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and Harvey victims in parts of Texas. The State already granted this relief, so now the IRS is following suit.

Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 wounded

A masked gunman invaded a Nashville church Sunday and opened fire, walking silently down the aisle as he shot unsuspecting congregants. At least one person was killed and seven others wounded, authorities said.

Lawyers: Death sentence tainted by juror’s racial bias

As Georgia prepares to put to death a man who killed his sister-in-law 27 years ago, his lawyers say the execution should be stopped because his death sentence is tainted by a juror’s racial bias.

Georgia to pay $550,000 to convicted felon for amputation

A diabetic inmate serving a life sentence for murder has won $550,000 from Georgia for a lawsuit alleging he lost his leg because of improper care and neglect by a prison doctor.

Georgia opens first office for female veterans

Georgia has opened a veterans office for its 93,000 women veterans.

Officers find another multi-million dollar meth lab in Georgia; Woman on...

Georgia officers find more evidence of a large meth-lab criminal organization. A woman is wanted in connection with the meth-labs and is a fugitive from justice.

Inmate’s Last Meal: Keith Leroy Tharpe – shot sister-in-law multiple times

Inmate's last meal - three spicy chicken breasts, roast beef sandwich with sauce, fish sandwich, tater logs, onion rings, apple pie, and a vanilla milkshake. Inmate convicted of murder of his sister-in-law near Jackson, GA in 1990.

Plane crashes after takeoff, killing Georgia pilot

A Georgia pilot was killed in a crash after takeoff from a private airstrip early Wednesday in Telfair County.
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