Richmond County elementary schools have most weapons incidents

...the Charles B. Webster Detention Center, according to jail records. The pupil's case has been sent to the Department of Juvenile Justice.The number of weapons-related incidents at elementary schools has climbed from the 2013-14 school...

Third-grader in shooting found gun in family kitchen, police say

...released.The boy was taken into custody, but later released to family members.His case has been referred to the Department of Juvenile Justice, Williams said.Williams said the school system is still reviewing its current security measures and...

Around the block

...community resources.For more information, call (706) 922-7013 or e-mail jnorred@warrenbaptist.org. The Department of Juvenile Justice will hold a job fair at 10 a.m. July 23 for Corrections Officer 1 and 2 positions.The fair will be...

Governor Nathan Deal names Robyn Crittenden to head the Department of Human Services

...appointment, Horton, the current Human Services commissioner, will assume the role of assistant commissioner for the Department of Juvenile Justice, the governor's statement said Friday."The Department of Human Services has remained vital to the...

New Georgia laws take effect today, most notably a higher gas tax

...COMMUNITY SUPERVISION: Some staff from the Department of Corrections, the Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Department of Juvenile Justice will move to a new Department of Community Supervision where they will take over the role of supervising...

Thomson High security up

...the incident. He said they encourage immediate reporting to school officials on any matters that could compromise school safety.According to Dr. Rhodes, the student is a minor and was turned over to the department of juvenile justice.

Two middle school students charged with possessing gun in Aiken County

...where an unidentified 11-year-old male and 12-year-old female were seen with a pistol, according to a statement from Detective Jeremy Hembree.The juveniles were transported to the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice.

Pellet guns found at 2 Augusta schools this week

...the schools did not have to go on soft lockdown.Williams said both cases will be forwarded to the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice's Child in Need of Services program, which provides guidance for students.

Commissioner: Discuss giving administrator authority to hire and fire

...delegation members will hold around Augusta, including sessions with the Augusta District Attorney's office, Department of Juvenile Justice, Augusta Technical College and Area Agency on Aging.

Haley names new director of state's troubled Department of Social Services

COLUMBIA - Gov. Nikki Haley on Monday named a former director at South Carolina's Department of Juvenile Justice as her choice to lead the troubled Department of Social Services.Haley's announcement of Susan Alford comes six months...