Yesterday, Douglas County learned that Governor Deal is appointing someone to the vacant District Attorney seat in Douglas County. The seat was opened due to the appointment of Brian Fortner, the former elected District Attorney, to an open State Court Judge seat. The Governor emailed a statement which included in part, “The governor looks forward
From a press release: Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the appointments of Jennifer E. Carver as Solicitor General of Bacon County and Robert M. Thomas as Solicitor General of Miller County. Deal also appointed Alisa Adams Johnson as District Attorney of the Rockdale Judicial Circuit. Deal announced the appointment of Kathryn L. Powers to the
Bobby Christine is the new U.S attorney for the Southern District of Georgia after being confirmed unanimously by the Senate Wednesday evening. Christine was serving as the Magistrate of Columbia County before being nominated to this position. Before that, he was a prosecutor in the Augusta District Attorney’s office. In 2012, Christine was appointed as
Attorney General Chris Carr lent his office’s support to a multistate amicus brief opposing sanctuary cities. In a statement, Carr explained his support for the brief saying: “we believe sanctuary jurisdictions — cities and localities that prohibit or otherwise obstruct cooperation between federal and local officials on immigration enforcement — defy the rule of law
In a cryptic order signed today by Governor Deal, Marcia Norris, Spalding County Clerk of Superior Court and State Court is being investigative for apparent misconduct of some kind. According to the order, a formal request for the investigation came from officials within the Griffin Judicial Circuit.
In a move that has been telegraphed for months, State Representative Regina Quick (R-Athens) has been appointed as a Superior Court Judge by Governor Nathan Deal. Quick has previously indicated she would not be running for re-election, setting up a Republican primary between former State Rep Doug McKillip and Houston Gaines (thus far). The seat
Governor Nathan Deal has made two judicial appointments today. From a press release: Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the appointments of Jeffery O. Monroe to a State Court judgeship within Bibb County and Margaret L. Spencer to a State Court judgeship within Clayton County. The vacancy within the State Court of Bibb County was created
From a press release: WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., today applauded the announcement by President Trump of his intent to nominate Charles E. Peeler to be U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia and Byung J. “BJay” Pak to be U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia.
Jury duty happens to the best of us…even if you’re chief justice of Georgia’s highest court. Chief Justice P. Harris Hines was summoned for jury duty in Cobb County this week. He wasn’t upset about being called for jury duty either and took it with a matter of pride. From The Daily Report: He did
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post about Cornerstone Health in Walker County. The company that manages the hospital, ApolloMD, had sued Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia for not honoring contractually agreed upon reimbursements for emergency services. Now the county is on the hook for $8.7 million for a separate issue stemming