Ga. Supreme Court reverses burglary conviction
of immigrant over deportation issue
Published Monday, September 22, 2014
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ENCARNACION V. THE STATE (S14A0690)
The Supreme Court of Georgia has unanimously reversed the burglary conviction of a man who is not an American citizen, on the ground that his court-appointed attorney failed to tell him in no uncertain terms that by pleading guilty to the offense, he would be deported.
Jasper, Ga (September 18, 2014) – Piedmont Mountainside Hospital is proud to announce its next dinner and discussion offered to the community on joint health and the latest treatment options for hip replacement. The discussion will be led by orthopaedic surgeon Russell Flint, MD on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Light dinner and refreshments will be provided.
The discussion will cover typical issues encountered with hip pain and solutions including advances in hip replacement and treatment options for hip pain and a question and answer segment.
The event will take place in the Education Room at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital at 1266 Highway 515 South, Jasper, Georgia.
To RSVP, call 706.705.5032. Seating is limited and registration is required.
Pictured are (l to r) Ken Hulsey, Luke Wigington, Wayne Poore and Bill Click.
Submitted by the Marine Corps League Det. 1280
Marine Corps League Det. 1280, North Ga. Mtn. Detachment presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Luke Wigington, the Cagle Funeral Home and Joe Murray for their assistance with the Memorial Day events over the past 7 years.
An investigation by the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrests of two Cherokee County court reporters and a third court reporter is expected to turn herself in later today. Betty Petersen, 73 years old of
The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division is looking for a suspect in an attempted armed robbery that occurred on September 14, 2014, at the Autozone in the Hickory Flat area of Cherokee County. The suspect is a white male in his 20’s, slender build, wearing khaki shorts and a dark colored hoodie-type sweatshirt. If you know this person or have any information about the incident, please notify the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.