Andrew John Smith, 29, of Cleveland, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge William C. O'Kelley in Gainesville to serve more than three years in prison on a federal charge of conspiracy to commit bank, wire and mail fraud arising from a mortgage fraud scheme.
Gov. Sonny Perdue said today that he has submitted the required certification on 67 road projects around Georgia that will be financed by the $787 billion federal stimulus bill signed by President Barack Obama in February.
The State Ethics Commission rejected an ethics complaint filed against two Hall County commissioners early this week, citing the fact that the complaint did not fall within the commission's jurisdiction.
April 08, 2009|
BY ASHLEY FIELDING
and MELISSA WEINMAN