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And other summaries of recent rulings from Georgia's highest court
OWENS V. URBINA (S14A1334)
Under a ruling today by the Supreme Court of Georgia, a man who pleaded guilty to a reduced charge after he was indicted for sexually abusing a little girl will not have to register as a sex offender.
The high court is upholding the judgment of a Fulton County court judge, who ruled earlier this year that Mario Urbina of Muscogee County does not need to register as a sex offender because
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Donald Brown remains in good spirits despite setbacks in his recovery. His wife Brandy, and children Layce and Nathaniel offer support.
Georgia, November 3- Average retail gasoline prices in Georgia have fallen 4.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.87/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 5,883 gas outlets in Georgia. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.99/g, according to gasoline price websiteGasBuddy.com.
Typical Jack Dunn story: The owner of Jasper Drugs and the National Independent Pharmacist of the year is at home on a recent Friday night.
Phone rings about 11 p.m., young mother has a prescription for a medicine and a nebulizer. Several other pharmacies have one or the other, but not both. Jasper Drug has both the medication and the breathing machine.
Dunn goes to open up late night for one customer.
Another hitch, the woman doesn’t have the money to pay. No problem. When the situation calls for it, Dunn takes pledges for payment the following week – especially when someone’s child is involved.