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Newton County Superior Court Judge grants trial access

Newspaper will stream coverage of murder trial

Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:00 am

COVINGTON, Ga. — The Covington News will be in the Newton County Judicial Center courtroom providing livestream coverage for the case of the state of Georgia against James Gary Hill III, the man accused of killing a local mother, per a signed order from Alcovy Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Horace J. Johnson.

The News filed a Rule 22 request July 1 asking to bring camera equipment and other technology into the courtroom to take photographs and provide live stream video coverage of the trial. The request was signed by Johnson and returned July 3.

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