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...

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...

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...

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...

Georgia lawmakers get ready for end-of-year rush on last legislative day

...the House's medical marijuana proposal with a Senate plan to require that insurers cover behavioral therapy for Georgia children 6 and under who have been diagnosed with autism. Some House Republicans have opposed it, saying it would be an...

Faith digest: Food drive for children's home

Churches in the Augusta Association of Baptist Churches are collecting food items to donate to the Georgia Baptist Children's Home in Baxley, Ga.

Affordable Care Act tops Georgia's health stories

...system. The deaths of Eric Forbes, 12, and Emani Moss, 10, exposed the deficiencies in the system that protects Georgia children from abuse and neglect. Four state workers lost their jobs and four others were punished for failing to investigate...

Supporting pre-K is a wise, long-term investment for Georgia

...percent of all children younger than age 6 have all parents in the workforce, suggesting that approximately 500,000 Georgia children from birth to age 5 need care while parents work.Consider these additional statistics:? By age 4, children of...

Newspaper reports failures by agency led to children's deaths

...and neglect, an investigation by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution shows.The newspaper reported that dozens of Georgia children die from maltreatment each year despite intervention by the state's child protection agency. In 2012 alone, the...

Luke Bryan plays fundraiser for children's hospital

...and closes."You're feeding him and it all comes back up," he said.Bo was taken to the Medical College of Georgia Children's Medical Center, now Children's Hospital of Georgia, where he underwent surgery to correct it."Pyloric...