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Audit blames Juvenile Justice turnover on low pay, long hours

...together hold 138 juveniles or the one in Savannah with 99 children and teens. A 2012 beating death at the Augusta Youth Development Center brought to light the systemic problems within the agency.The high turnover rate costs taxpayers in extra...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-25/audit-blames-juvenile-ju
Man credits ministry for his turnaround

...retire and go into ministry. Leading Bible studies and working part-time as a volunteer coordinator at the Augusta Youth Development Center, he saw first-hand the problems the kids were dealing with."They were dealing with real problems that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-11-08/man-credits-ministry-his
Injured YDC inmate released from hospital

The 15-year-old Augusta Youth Development Center inmate who was hospitalized Sunday after an assault from another youth has been released and is recovering from "cuts and bruises...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-07/injured-ydc-inmate-released-h
Bill would make YDC abuse reports secret

...DJJ staff inside secure facilities."Many problems became public following the death of a teenager in the Augusta Youth Development Center. The resulting probe concluded another juvenile committed the murder, but it also led to the arrest or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-26/bill-would-make-ydc-abus
Dropping out often leads to prison time

...the high school dropout from Athens, Ga., was involved in a shoot-out, the crime that put him in the Augusta Youth Development Center, a juvenile detention center, serving time on an aggravated assault charge. "I'd probably be dead because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/27/met_130090.shtml
Metro
Defends city Commission hopeful

...after returning home, established a mentor program at East Augusta Middle School. He also helped out the Augusta Youth Development Center every Thursday. I don't know who Mr. Lett is thinking of voting for in District 4, but what have the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/22/edi_270855.shtml
Editorials | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Lucy C. Laney High School
Group works toward inclusion

...graduate students and six principals -- four from Richmond County, one from McDuffie County and one from the Augusta Youth Development Center -- will study ways to make an inclusion program work. "It boils down to how we can help the child succeed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/02/met_286847.shtml
Metro
Low voter turnout predicted in Augusta

...32 Occupation: Correctional officer at Augusta Youth Development Center; grant writer, specializing in presentations...1980-90; established a mentoring program at Augusta Youth Development Center and counsels youth at Lucy C. Laney High...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/01/met_272075.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Glenn Hills High School | Augusta State University | Lucy C. Laney High School | T.W. Josey High School
Across the area

...mentoring The Senior Citizens Council is recruiting senior citizens age 60 and older to mentor youths at the Augusta Youth Development Center. Seniors will be assigned one to three youths. Volunteers will receive an hourly stipend (program is based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/15/met_465720.shtml
Metro | Cross Creek High School
On the move

...Curry, Brandon Mickens and Inoris Douglas graduated from basic juvenile correctional officer training at the Augusta Youth Development Center. -Dr. Robert K. Yu, the director of the Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics and the Institute...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/12/bus_69208.shtml
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