Superior Court Judge Fletcher Sams appointed to state’s Judicial Council

STAFF REPORT ::: Griffin Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge W. Fletcher Sams has been selected to serve as administrative judge for the Sixth Judicial District of Georgia. Sams, who was sworn in July 6, is the Griffin Judicial Circuit’s first representation on Georgia’s Judicial Council in more than 20 years. He will continue to serve […]

Child sex predator receives two life sentences to be served consecutively

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office on Thursday obtained a conviction against David Scott Batchelor, who stood accused of the long-term heinous sexual abuse of a daughter. The four-day trial was held in Upson County, and was prosecuted by Chief Assistant District Attorney Marie Broder and Assistant District Attorney Ashton Fallin. […]