Life sentence upheld for Cobb man
by Hilary Butschek
04:00 AM, Tuesday, November 25
MARIETTA — The Georgia Supreme Court upheld the decision to sentence a Cobb man to life in prison for murder, armed robbery, aggravated assault and other charges Monday. Jeffrey Wright, 26, was convicted of those charges for driving the getaway ca...

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