Georgia parents arrested after abandoned baby found roadside

...conduct after the incident Thursday afternoon. The child was not injured and is in the custody of the Department of Family and Children Services.Hall County Sheriff's Deputy Nicole Bailes says a convenience store clerk found the baby on the side...

Molestation charges for Ga. math teacher

...said. The school system placed Waters on administrative leave April 8 and referred the matter to the Department of Family and Children Services, which in turn referred it to law enforcement, Miller said. Waters resigned from the school system...

Joseph Rogers

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Joseph J. Rogers, a leader in the economic and community development of Augusta, entered into rest Saturday, October 3, 2015. Mr. Rogers, one of the original employees of the Procter and Gamble Augusta Plant, was known as "Mr. Tide"

Rants & Raves

...play their part. RIOTERS WILL TEAR up stores, streets and houses, but you don't see them tearing up Department of Family and Children Services offices, welfare offices, food stamps offices. I wonder why?

Augusta man sentenced for child abuse, sexual assault

An Augusta man who beat his children and sexually assaulted a girl between the ages of 8 and 11 refused to admit his guilt Thursday, but he did enter a plea that spared the children from testifying at trial.

Mother used her two children to help shoplift items at Augusta Wal-Mart, police say

Police said a mother used her two children to help her steal more than 100 items from Wal-Mart on Sunday.

3 arrested in cases involving poor care for minors

...supervision.Around noon, police were called to a home in the 2800 block of Jordan Street after the Department of Family and Child Services received a complaint about a child's well-being.Deputies found the home dilapidated with no running...

Prison drug smuggling plot foiled, police say as wife charged

...of methamphetamine. Her children, ages 2 and 8, who were with her at the time, were released to the Department of Family and Child Services.Warrants were also obtained for Lopez.

Augusta woman arrested after punishing son for breaking curfew

...she saw him outside about 11 p.m. and told him to go inside but that he left.Police contacted the Department of Family and Children Services. The two boys were turned over to their grandmother.

Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:ALL CORRESPONDENCE from the Department of Family and Children Services gives you a toll-free number to call. Twice I have tried and was on hold over an hour each time. One time I did get to speak...