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...

Parents learn about truancy, consequences at community meeting

The Department of Juvenile Justice and the Richmond County school system are ready to tamp down student truancy rates, and they have the consequences to...

Budget panel chairman seeks more answers on DSS plan

...refused for months to fire Koller, announced a replacement last month. Susan Alford, a former director at the Department of Juvenile Justice, faces a tough confirmation process in the Senate. It was a bipartisan Senate panel's investigation into...

Bayvale Elementary School pupil takes loaded .22-caliber pistol to school

...facing no charges, but the case was referred to the Department of Juvenile Justice for assessment by a judge at a later date...a 'child in need of services case,' and the Department of Juvenile Justice will see if the family is in need of help...

2 New Ellenton slaying suspects jailed

...Green a few weeks ago after he reportedly posted a status on Facebook saying he intended to kill a police officer.Green is being held at the Aiken County Detention Center. Jackson is in Columbia at the Department of Juvenile Justice.

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...