The State Supreme Court heard arguments Monday on whether to order a new election for sheriff in Baker County. The case follows allegations of vote rigging. The decision may turn on the number of illegal votes.
Lawyers for the city of Columbus Tuesday asked the State Supreme Court to block a law allowing billboard companies to clear cut trees obscuring their signs. One of the arguments is over how much money the billboard companies pay taxpayers for the trees.
Governor Deal administered the oath of office Thursday to 37-year-old Keith Blackwell as the newest justice of the State Supreme Court. He will serve on the court until 2014, when voters will decide whether to keep him on the bench for a six-year term.