The state Department of Corrections is hosting a military personnel job fair Wednesday at State Offices South at Tift College in Forsyth. The agencies have approximately 800 jobs available for military personnel returning from duty.
The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles will hear Friday from people seeking clemency for a death row inmate set to be executed next week. The board is set to meet with representatives supporting Warren Lee Hill.
The Georgia pardons board is set to consider the case of a death row inmate who has refused to file appeals that would likely delay his execution for years. The Board of Pardons and Paroles is meeting Monday to review the case of Nicholas Cody Tate.
The state Board of Pardons and Paroles will consider clemency on Monday for Georgia death row inmate Marcus Ray Johnson. Johnson is scheduled to die by lethal injection next Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson. Johnson was convicted of malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, rape and aggravated battery in Dougherty County in 1998 for the 1994 killing of Angela Sizemore in Albany.
Georgia is expanding a pilot program that sanctions some parolees by putting them to work rather than returning them to prison. The program began in Milledgeville, Gainesville, Columbus and Dalton. This summer it will be expanding to communities across Georgia.