Fri., May 10, 2013 4:01pm
Commissioners in Butts County will decide next month whether to allocate an extra $2,000 to the area’s Head Start program.
Thu., September 22, 2011 2:46am
Supporters and opponents of the Troy Davis execution squared off across a street from each other in Jackson. Ultimately, by the time Davis died, police in riot gear outnumbered the vocal demonstrators. Many came from far-off parts of the state to stand with one side or the other. Police reported few incidents with the demonstrators and the sizeable media contingent.
Fri., July 22, 2011 8:58am
A Georgia man convicted of killing his parents and sister was executed Thursday after the courts allowed what was likely the nation's first video-recorded execution in almost two decades. Andrew DeYoung was put to death by lethal injection at the state prison in Jackson after courts turned down his appeals.
Wed., January 26, 2011 8:55am
A Georgia man convicted of killing an Atlanta preschool teacher in a high-profile case has been executed by state corrections officials.
Tue., April 27, 2010 8:43am
A Jackson, Ga. business group hopes to open what would be only the second d
Tue., October 20, 2009 8:32pm
Mark Howard McClain was put to death by lethal injection at 7:24pm EDT. The