Kevin Stapleton

...his beloved mother, Rev. Mariam (Edward) Culberson, father, Wallace (Bessie) Stapleton, all of Hephzibah, GA; children, Lavencia, Kevin, Keneisha and Kelvin, all of Augusta; sister, Kimberly Stapleton-Glenn, Hephzibah; maternal...

Georgia child deaths up, report says

ATLANTA -- The number is increasing of Georgia children whose deaths were related to maltreatment, according to a report released Thursday.The report from the state Child Fatality...

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...

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 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...

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...

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.

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...

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...