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...

Augusta event aims to shine light on bullying

...Be vigilant, because the bully you save could be your own. You determine your child's destiny."The Department of Juvenile Jus tice in Augusta worked with Gre gory Thompson, the principal at the alternative center, this year to add a...

Reforms show results, juvenile justice officials say

...facility, amounting to a budget for the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice that peaked at $300 million.For all...to its database of student records to both the Department of Juvenile Justice and to the Department of Family and Children's...

New alternative school principal won't seek student busing

...Court Judge Pamela Doumar told board members that the court would contribute $3,000 to the effort and that the Department of Juvenile Justice had agreed to put probation officers onto the bus and into the community center hubs to monitor the students...

Juvenile system gets ombudsman

...operates now have someone to listen to them.The Department of Juvenile Justice announced the Office of the Ombudsman Thursday...forms.This office simplifies contact between the Department of Juvenile Justice and families, Carter said, and she looks...

Augusta detention center barber faces charges

An Augusta Youth Development Campus barber has been charged with soliciting a youth at the facility.A Department of Juvenile Justice news release stated the youth reported harassment by Steven Kenneth Boler to a corrections officer on...

Fort job fair showcases post-military work

...members are looking for unique people.The Georgia Department of Cor rec tions, the Army National Guard, the Department of Juvenile Justice and Georgia Regents University all had booths at Fort Gordon's Army Reserve Center on Thursday, hoping...

3 juveniles arrested in slaying of 89-year-old Allendale man

...Enforcement Division.The teenagers ? whose names have not been released ? are currently in custody of the S.C. Department of Juvenile Justice, according to Berry.SLED investigated the case at the request of the Allendale Police Department.

Two teens arrested in Warrenville burglaries

...counts of second-degree burglary and one count of attempted second-degree burglary. They were taken to the Department of Juvenile Justice in Columbia.The sheriff's office is working with the U.S. Postal Service on the burglary at the...

Principal Frazier has option for alternative school busing

...would have to run as early as 5:30 a.m. and would not finish dropping students home until after 6 p.m.The Department of Juvenile Justice has agreed to put probation officers on the bus and in the community centers to monitor the students...