Archives: May 2020

Video Court Update

With Georgia’s judicial emergency extended to June 12th, the Towaliga Judicial Circuit continues to suspend all jury trials and grand juries. The circuit developed a plan to continue moving cases through the system, and will utilize video conferencing to conduct non-jury court days. This week, Lamar County Superior Court handled approximately 65 defendants in various stages of court proceedings, ranging…

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Peace Officers Memorial Day

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. National Police Week pays special recognition to law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. This year, the names of 307 officers will be added to the…

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