Lawyers representing the for-profit private probation firm Sentinel Offender Services filed a motion Thursday asking the Georgia Supreme Court to reconsider its unanimous decision in the appeals of 13 civil rights lawsuits against Sentinel.
In a 41-page opinion released Nov. 24, the state’s highest court reversed some findings and affirmed others made by Superior Court Judge Daniel J. Craig in a September pretrial order.
A female suspect is in custody and a male suspect is missing following a high-speed chase Thursday night that ended in Hephzibah.
Approximately 8 p.m., the chase down Deans Bridge Road ended when the unknown suspect’s vehicle overturned and caught fire next to Ethan Food Store. According to police dispatch traffic, the chase at one point crossed a median and into oncoming traffic. At least one police car sustained a flat tire during the chase, according to dispatch.
Park Kingery was hoping by now, 76 days after his wife went for a walk and never came back, somebody would have come up with a clue.
Someone, he said, had to have noticed a petite, blonde woman walking on Sept. 20 along the winding, wooded roads in their Merriweather neighborhood of North Augusta, where cyclists and joggers are common.
Maybe, if people think back to that day, they’ll remember a car pulled over on the road or could confirm a direction she was walking.
The head of a Broad Street-based information technology firm grabbed the title of the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Entrepreneur of the Year on Thursday.
The chamber awarded EDTS CEO Charles Johnson with the honor during its member economic luncheon at the Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center. EDTS is a networking and security technology consulting firm for businesses.
ATLANTA -- Georgia’s net tax collections for November totaled nearly $1.46 billion, an increase of approximately $60.5 million, or 4.3 percent, compared to November 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday.
According to a news release, year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $7.7 billion, which was an increase of $359 million, or 4.9 percent, compared to the previous fiscal year, when net tax revenues totaled $7.34 billion after five months.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. — A white police chief who fatally shot an unarmed black man in South Carolina in 2011 was charged with murder, and his lawyer accused prosecutors of taking advantage of national outrage toward police to get the indictment.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska hired Oregon State’s Mike Riley as its new football coach on Thursday, replacing the fired Bo Pelini.
Riley has spent 14 seasons over two tenures at Oregon State, leading the Beavers to 93 wins and a 6-2 record in bowl games. Athletic director Shawn Eichorst announced the move and said Riley would be formally introduced on Friday.
More than half of influenza A strains typed this season don’t match those included in this year’s flu shot, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Still, getting the shot could provide some protection for those who have yet to be vaccinated so it is still recommended, said Dr. Thomas Frieden. Clinicians should make greater use of antivirals, particularly with those who are especially vulnerable to complications from flu, he said.