By Donna Stillinger
A Warren County jury deliberated less than 90 minutes Thursday and found John Alan Jacobs guilty of murdering his wife, 52 year old Harriett Jacobs, in October 2014.
Jacobs was sentenced by Toombs Judicial Circuit Chief Judge Roger Dunaway to life without parole plus five years.
A Collier County circuit judge threw out a suit Thursday against school district Superintendent Kamela Patton, in which she was accused of circumventing the state's open meetings laws ahead of the implementation of the Blue Zones initiative in local public schools.
BQ Concrete, a longtime Collier County contractor that dissolved recently amid allegations of fraud, owes one of its subcontractors $40,288 for work it did last year to build storage bays on a county lot, a judge ruled Thursday.