Chief Justice Hugh Thompson was sworn in Thursday as the Georgia Supreme Court’s new leader. Thompson is the 30th Chief Justice of the state’s highest court. Former Governor Zell Miller appointed Thompson to the Supreme Court in 1994 and performed Thompson’s swearing in ceremony inside the House chambers at the state Capitol.
A judge has thrown out a 31-count indictment against former Cobb EMC chief Dwight Brown. Superior Court Judge Robert Flournoy III tossed the indictment in Tuesday because it was handed down in a courtroom that was not open to the public, as required by law.