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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
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Medical business owner, Detra Pate sentenced to 10 years for medicare fraud

The owner of a Thomson, Ga., medical equipment company was sentenced to more than 10 years in federal prison Tuesday, July 30, for a wide-ranging Medicare fraud scheme. Detra Wiley Pate, owner and CEO of Southern More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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Your Guide to Summer Road-Tripping in the Southern US

Summer in the southern states is something to behold: a rip-roaring mix of hot sunshine, toe-tapping music, delicious food (including a ransom of amazing BBQ) and some of the funniest, most genuine people in the More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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Campaign Legal Center likens felon voter fees to Jim Crow, ‘Felony disenfranchisement’

FROM THE CLC: 10 million Americans owe more than $50 billion in fines and fees related to criminal convictions Over half of the disenfranchised population is no longer incarcerated and is living in a state that More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Netflix down 130K subscribers, lost $594 million as they overspend for programming

With the upcoming loss of two of its most-streamed television series, The Office and Friends, Netflix has had a tough few weeks. On Wednesday, the company faced down another bout of bad news. photo/ Jorge Gryntysz For More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Doctor and 3 Others in Bergen County Charged in $10 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

A doctor and three people associated with a pharmacy were charged today with their respective roles in defrauding the federal workers’ compensation program in a $10 million scheme involving illegal kickbacks and More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Father and Son Sentenced for Multi Million Dollar Investment Fraud Scheme

A father and son who ran a complex investment fraud scheme by which they stole more than $10 million over the course of seven years were sentenced today to 60 months and 27 months in prison, respectively. Assistant More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Chris Young headlines ‘Raised on Country World Tour’ with fall dates set

After launching his USAA sponsored “Raised On Country World Tour 2019” in May, multi-platinum entertainer Chris Young has already played to capacity crowds over the first 12 shows of his headlining tour. And More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
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California man, Craig Castaneda sentenced to 35 years for sex with a 9 year old child

Craig Alan Castaneda has been sentenced for traveling from San Diego, California, to Atlanta, Georgia, to have sex with a nine-year-old girl and enticing a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity. “This sentence More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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Jackson County substitute teacher, Earnest Shaw sentenced for possession of child pornography

Ernest Leander Shaw has been sentenced for possession of child pornography.  Shaw, a former substitute teacher, taught at various schools throughout the county. “Child pornography is abuse of society’s most More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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Krystal launches ‘All You Can Eat’ burger and fries deal

Krystal’s ‘All You Can Eat’promtion!!! The Krystal Company launched an incredible dine-in deal over Father’s Day weekend – the first of its kind in the hamburger QSR industry. The South’s More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Iowa Man, Mark Spicer Pleads Guilty for Interstate Transportation of a Minor for Prostitution

United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced that Mark Spicer, a/k/a Chief, age 24, of Iowa, pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of interstate transportation of an individual under the age of eighteen More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Savannah man, Stafon Davis indicted for 2018 murder on Fort Stewart

A Savannah man has been indicted for the murder last summer of the wife of a deployed U.S. Army soldier on post at Fort Stewart. In an indictment unsealed today, Stafon Davis, 27, of Savannah, is charged with More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, June 9th, 2019
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Morristown Resident, Brandon Alexander Sentenced to 18 Years on Meth Trafficking and Gun Crimes

On June 3, 2019, Brandon Lee Alexander, 36 of Morristown, Tennessee, was sentenced by the Honorable J. Ronnie Greer, U.S. District Judge, to serve 216 months in federal prison for possession with the intent to distribute More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
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5 People Charged with Forced Labor Conspiracy, Trafficking Victims to work Wisconsin Farms

United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin announced today that five people were indicted for conspiracy to commit forced labor, labor trafficking, and five additional labor-related More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Catholic Medical Association praises Alabama, Georgia abortion laws, protection of ‘human life’

The Catholic Medical Association applauds the states of Alabama and Georgia, whose Governors have signed historic pro-life legislation into law. photo Ivon19 via wikimedia commons Additionally, CMA recognizes the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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‘Imagine Nation Tour’ with MercyMe, Crowder and Micah Tyler announces Fall 2019 dates

Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Louisville, Tulsa, Austin and Ft. Worth are among the stops planned for the fall continuation of  the “Imagine Nation Tour.” Multi-platinum selling MercyMe will spearhead the run alongside More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 11th, 2019
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Oregon Sex Offender, Colby Cochran Caught Threatening Young Columbus Girl Online

A federal judge handed down a 210-month sentence today to an Oregon man guilty of Coercion and Enticement of a Minor, said Charles “Charlie” Peeler, the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia. More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 11th, 2019
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Disney sets Nat Geo plans, renewing ‘The Incredible Dr Pol’ ‘Snake City’ Dr K’s Exotic Animal ER’ ‘Dr Oakley Yukon Vet’

Nat Geo unveiled the 2019-20 programming slate as part of new parent company Disney’s upfront event. Fans will be happy to learn about these renewals: “The Incredible Dr. Pol,” “Dr. Oakley: Yukon Vet,” More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 10th, 2019
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‘Poms’ stays light-hearted, with a good message for some laughs

If you’re in the mood for a light-hearted “chick” flick that subtly nudges you with a good message on the side, then Poms might be right up your alley.  Opening May 10, 2019, Poms tells the story of Martha More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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Counterfeit Ticket Producer, Eugene Smith Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison

U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Eugene Smith, 45, of Lithonia, GA was sentenced today to 51 months imprisonment after being convicted of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to More...


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