According to the Associated Press, the pastor of a lawyer badly burned in a bombing at a north Georgia law firm says the lawyer will remain in the hospital for at least a month.
Jim Phillips, of Calhoun, was taken to the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta after a bomb exploded Friday at the Dalton law firm where he worked.
Rev. Billy Beard, assistant pastor of the church attended by Phillips, said the 79-year-old lawyer is in good spirits. Phillips was still in critical condition Sunday evening.
78-year-old Lloyd Cantrell of Varnell threw a bomb into the McCamy, Phillips Tuggle and Fordham law firm last Friday. According to reports Cantrell was upset over some land deals being handled by the law firm. Cantrell died in the blast.