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School bake sale showdown set for Thursday

...sales."Now what are the kids going to do?" asked parent Vanessa Foster.But Thrash noted that one in three Georgia children is obese or overweight.Some schools hold other, healthier fundraising events, such as a 5K race, said Thrash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-19/school-bake-sale-showdown-set-thurs
Memorial sought for Georgia toddler left in SUV

MARIETTA, Ga. - Child safety advocates and others following the case of a Georgia toddler who died in a hot car are raising money in hopes of building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-06/memorial-sought-toddler-left
Ramblin' Rhodes: Series bring pianists, singers, bluegrass artists to stage

...and four are $135. The series ticket includes the four main shows plus three other concerts in Washington County, Ga. Children 7 and younger are admitted free with a season-ticketed adult. Individual concert tickets also will be for sale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-06/ramblin-rhodes-series
Buck is homegrown pick

...for 30 years, Mike and his wife have three school-age children. Their education as well as the education of all Georgia children are of primary importance to Mike.In Mike's won words, "I have dedicated my life to bringing change to public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-21/buck-homegrown-pick
Gov. Nathan Deal pushes for marijuana drug trials at Georgia Regents University

Georgia children with difficult to treat seizures will get access to a marijuana-derived oil in a clinical trial through Georgia Regents University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-08/gov-nathan-deal-pushes-marij
Mandatory overtime ordered for Georgia child protective services agency to resolve large case backlog

...investigations.More than 3,300 Georgia child protective services investigations...families had some involvement with Georgia child-welfare agencies.Cagle is...child safety, Graham said. The Georgia Child Welfare Reform Council is also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-24/mandatory-overtime-ordered-ge
Mandatory overtime ordered for Ga. DFCS workers

...investigations. More than 3,300 Georgia child protective services investigations...families had some involvement with Georgia child-welfare agencies. Cagle is...child safety, Graham said. The Georgia Child Welfare Reform Council is also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-25/mandatory-ot-ga-dfcs
Deal shakes up child-welfare agency

...oversight of child and family services after the high-profile deaths of children whose families had some involvement with Georgia child-welfare agencies.Bobby Cagle, who currently leads the Department of Early Care and Learning, will become the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-12/deal-shakes-child-welfare-age
Georgia seeks to hire 175 DFCS caseworkers

...of Planning and Budget told a policy forum earlier this month, sponsored by Voices for Georgia's Children and Georgia Children's Advocacy Network.The Child Welfare League of America recommends caseloads of 12 to 17 families per worker in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-29/georgia-seeks-hire-175-d
Ga. panel OKs medical marijuana bill

...access to the oil for their ailing children.Sen. Fran Millar (R-Atlanta) said he supports the intent of helping Georgia children with seizures, as well as cancer and glaucoma patients, but worries that the bill would condone illegal behavior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-13/ga-panel-oks-medical-mar