Union Carbide’s decision to back out of a land deal for a Camden County spaceport has sparked more lawsuits ahead of next month’s Georgia Supreme Court hearing of a challenge to a public vote that has scuttled the project for now.
The family of a Georgia woman killed by gunfire as sheriff's deputies executed a drug warrant at her cousin's home have filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming the deadly raid violated the slain woman's civil rights.
The family of a Georgia woman killed by gunfire last year as sheriff's deputies executed a search warrant at her cousin's home are asking the Justice Department to investigate. Attorneys for 37-year-old Latoya James' family say the case bears striking similarities to the 2020 drug raid that resulted in the death of Breonna Taylor in Kentucky.
A Georgia county has filed a lawsuit that seeks to force a company to sell it 4,000 acres on which the county has long planned to build a launch pad for commercial rockets.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: A judge ruled that Fani Willis cannot investigate state Sen. Burt Jones in the Fulton County special grand jury investigating the 2020 election. Plus, courts have upheld subpoenas for false electors and Rep. Jody Hice. Meanwhile, Rep. Buddy Carter voted against codifying gay marriage.
The owner of a 4,000-acre industrial site says it has ended a longstanding agreement to sell the property to a Georgia county seeking to build a launch pad for commercial rockets.
The Georgia Supreme Court dealt another blow to Camden County’s spaceport plan when it denied the county's request to stop the certification of Tuesday’s referendum in which voters roundly rejected the spaceport.
By a nearly 3-to-1 margin on Tuesday, Camden County voters told the county commission to pull out of its option contract to buy land for a planned spaceport.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: As the qualifying week unfolds new, candidates emerge, including one challenger to longtime U.S. Rep. David Scott. And while races are now officially underway, millions have already been spent on ads. Plus, voters are to weigh in on development of a spaceport along the Georgia coast.
State Rep. Steven Sainz speaks out against any attempt to subvert voters’ will in Tuesday election.
Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett has scheduled a hearing Thursday for Camden County’s challenge to the validity of a special election called for March 8.
Spaceport land has long history of toxic waste stemming from chemical manufacturing.
Spaceport Camden gets the regulatory green light, but groups protesting the project on environmental concerns are filing legal challenges to the effort..
The order was filed just before 1 p.m. Monday. The hearing had been set for Tuesday at 9 a.m. but was canceled by the recusal. The clerk of court will reassign the matter to another superior court judge.
The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to decide this month whether or not to allow the proposed Spaceport Camden to go forward in Camden County, Ga. The spaceport, supporters say, would mean tourism and big business for the county. But the proposed launch facility would send rockets over the federally protected Cumberland and Little Cumberland islands. This has alarmed residents and environmental advocates. In this Georgia Today, Savannah-based freelance reporter Alexandra Marvar explores the debate.