Sunday, September 24, 2017

Confederate group wants Atlanta statue repaired after damage

The group that erected an Atlanta monument depicting a Confederate soldier vowed Monday that it will be repaired after protesters splattered it with red spray paint and broke a chunk from it.

2 Georgia Prison Inmates Graduate from Seminary School

There is much that occurs beyond the walls of Georgia prisons - both good and bad - but the most recent news is just impressive.

Judge: GA parents owe $292,000 for suit in son’s gym mat...

The parents of a Georgia teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat and their attorney must pay more than $292,000 in legal fees to dozens of people they accused of foul play in a lawsuit that was later dropped

139 GA Inmates Earn GED and On-the-Job training certificates

The Georgia Department of Corrections continues to tout accomplishments of inmates inside state facilities as the state partners with education institutions to better train offenders.

38 Prisoners Graduate from “Faith & Character Based” Program

The goal of the program is to provide a pro-social, programmatic environment for change, and allow participants to explore and choose alternatives to criminal thinking and behavior through emphasis on spiritual, moral and character development.

Sheriff: Escaped Georgia jail inmate captured with mom

The Telfair County jail was full and the two inmates were being held elsewhere....until their escape. An interesting story -->

Georgia must do more to track, prevent elder abuse, some say

Georgia state agencies have ramped up efforts to crack down on elder abuse, with law enforcement training and a tougher criminal code.

36 new officers join Georgia Department of Community Supervision

See the cities where these new officers are assigned -->

Georgia Dept. of Corrections gets new Director of Female Services

The new Director has almost 20 years of experience in Georgia prisons.

The Latest: Ga woman charged with top-secret leak denied bond

A judge has scheduled a hearing Thursday in U.S. District Court to determine whether to allow Winner to be released on bond pending trial. She has been jailed in neighboring Lincoln County since her arrest.