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Best & Brightest: Amberly Walton, Homeschool

...Honors Program with a double major in Forensic Chemistry and French. Eventually she would like to go on to become a forensic scientist for the FBI or at a state division.OF NOTE: Amberly enjoys reading, quilting, sewing, knitting, and bakingNOMINATOR'S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-20/best-brightest-amberly-wa
Skeleton found near Athens

...a human found this week in Banks County near Athens was transported to the State Crime Lab Thursday to see what forensic scientists can determine as to its identity, authorities said."We don't have any tentative identification right now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-27/skelton-found-ga-county
SLED seeks 65 more agents

...about a dozen agents now work in alcohol enforcement, monitoring about 16,000 businesses.It also wants eight forensic scientists and four agents to work on the state's methamphetamine problem. Keel said the state already has spent more this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-12-12/sled-seeks-65-more-agents
Across the region

...Only about a dozen agents now work in that area, monitoring about 16,000 businesses.It also wants eight forensic scientists and four agents to work on the state's methamphetamine problem. Keel said the state already has spent more this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-12-12/across-region
U.S. Customs and Border Protection lab in Savannah a made-for-TV reality

...NCIS television series has nothing on the gang of forensic scientists at the new U.S. Customs and Border Protection...lab, a full-time staff of 30, most of them forensic scientists, are working away in a number of arenas.In one lab...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-11-28/us-customs-and-border-
Georgia's DNA database trails neighbors in solving cases

...than 3,500 hits to unsolved cases last month. That total trails South Carolina, Flor i da and Alabama, where forensic scientists are making more matches and aiding more criminal investigations than the Peach State, records show.The trend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-11-03/georgias-dna-database-
GBI says it has reduced crime lab backlog by more than half

...families sake at least."Sherry Lang, a spokeswoman for the GBI, said the state employing and retaining more forensic scientists in the crime lab ? an increase she said is an "essential component in meeting the expectations of the state's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-12/gbi-says-it-has-reduced-crime
South Carolina to collect DNA after every felony arrest

...The 2012-13 budget, which took effect in July, calls for SLED to hire nearly 90 people: 49 agents; eight forensic scientists for the DNA lab; a dozen people each to manage its computers and criminal records database; and seven assistants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-09-01/south-carolina-collect
Art competition winner stays busy

...psychological aspects of the field and said even if she does become famous for her poetry, she will still want to become a forensic scientist."(Poetry is) a side dream. I still want to be in forensic science. It is what I want to do on the side...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-18/art-competition-winner-stays-
Sara Caitlin Waters - Tyler Brandt Bonner

...and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 2011 from Columbus State University in Biology and is employed as a Forensic Scientist at Analytical Forensic Associates. Tyler is a graduate of Sandy Creek High School and received a Bachelor of Arts...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=CE000163290759
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