Richmond County

Deke’s Nine

Deke’s Nine

If you’ve ever spent any time talking with Mayor Deke Copenhaver, you’ve heard him say some variation of the following: “One thing I’ve shared with people is…” That phrase is just about as “Deke” as it gets, because whatever it is he’s about to share with you — that thing he’s just told you he’s […]

Judge Craig is warning residents of jury scam

Judge Craig is warning residents of jury scam

Richmond County Superior Court Judge Daniel Craig is warning the public about a jury scam that has been reported locally. According to a statement released by Craig this week, Superior Court Judge Carlisle Overstreet advised Craig that a reliable person in the community was recently called by someone pretending to be a court official who informed her […]

Private Probation Found Constitutional

Private Probation Found Constitutional

In the long-awaited decision regarding the constitutionality of private misdemeanor probation, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision Monday affirming that private probation is legal, though in several other instances the court found against Sentinel Offender Services, the private probation company at the center of the private probation controversy here in Georgia and in a […]