Vicky Eckenrode

Cemetery board draws criticism

ATLANTA - A new state board to regulate cemetery operators has been meeting for a little more than four months, and consumer advocates already are... Read more

Blood test's admission is argued in death case

ATLANTA --- Lawyers for an Augusta man accused of causing his passenger to die in a car wreck asked the state's highest court to rule the results... Read more

Ex-justice backs indigent defense

ATLANTA - The man who spearheaded Georgia's study into its broken indigent defense program urged lawmakers Thursday not to give up on the new... Read more

MCG malpractice suit blocked

ATLANTA - A Brunswick man who contracted HIV during a blood transfusion as an infant at Medical College of Georgia Hospital cannot sue his doctors... Read more

Plant carries Georgia's hopes in different ethanol industry

ATLANTA - A plant's groundbreaking next month is expected to usher in a new phase in Georgia's efforts to take the lead in a new kind of ethanol... Read more

Cities sue to halt high electric fee

ATLANTA - City residents would be unfairly burdened by a change in how Georgia Power's franchise fees are collected, attorneys representing... Read more

Legislators mull pensions

ATLANTA - Retired state employees could see smaller cost-of-living increases in their pensions as administrators of the program look for ways to... Read more

Defenders are kept busy since cutbacks

ATLANTA - The state program to help pay for poor defendants' lawyers continues to run short of money for certain types of cases, and the impact is... Read more