Tag Archives: federal government

Sentencing for 3 Sheriff’s deputies set for December 29

Sentencing for the three former Decatur County Sheriff’s deputies convicted this past summer in federal court is scheduled for December 29. The hearing will begin at 10 a.m. on the morning of Dec. 29 at the federal courthouse in Albany, Ga. Originally, the sentencing hearing was scheduled for December 10. However, the attorney for Chris Kines–Kermit Dorough–filed a… Read More »

Cairo residents convicted in insurance fraud scheme

United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, Michael J. Moore, today announced the convictions on Friday of three individuals in an insurance fraud scheme in federal court in Albany, Georgia, following a three and a half week long trial. Elbert Walker, Jr. a/k/a “Shula”, of Cairo, Georgia, was convicted of conspiracy to commit arson and mail,… Read More »

Interview with candidate for U.S. Senate from Georgia, Karen Handel

Sowegalive.com interviewed Karen Handel, a Republican candidate for one of Georgia’s two U.S. Senate seats, via telephone on Monday, May 5, 2014. In the approximately 8 minute, 30-second interview, Handel talks about her experience as a former Georgia Secretary of State, her four-part plan for economic opportunity and prosperity and why she classifies herself as both a fiscal… Read More »