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Georgia justice reforms working, report says

...68 percent of state prison beds now occupied by violent criminals and sex offenders compared to 58 percent in 2009.Pat Willis, executive director of the advocacy group Voices for Georgia's Children, said the experience so far has indeed been...
Edith Brown

...grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Kevin May, Chuck Smith, Chris Hoffmann, Ray Johnson, Gerald McKettrick and Pat Willis. Each of these men played a special role in Mrs. Brown's life after the passing of her husband; helping and assisting...
More cuts expected in Georgia

...austerity cuts" to the student-funding formula that began in 2003.Some of the faces will be social workers, said Pat Willis, the executive director of Voices for Georgia's Children, an Atlanta-based advocacy organization. Fewer social...
Georgia lawmakers looking at tax hikes, spending cuts

...about austerity cuts. That's just the world we live in today."Some of those faces will be social workers, says Pat Willis, executive director of Voices for Georgia's Children, and Atlanta-based advocacy organization. Fewer social workers...
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Counties, agencies start adjusting to juvenile justice changes

...clearly a cooperative effort between the two state agencies with the money and the grant-making experience," said Pat Willis, the executive director of one of Voices for Georgia's Children, which pushed seven years for this reform.Universities...
Foster care deaths in Georgia jump by 20 pecent

...approximately 13 children died every month.The report proves the need for greater resources for younger children, according to Pat Willis, the executive director of Voices for Georgia's Children."In some ways that age is not a big surprise because kids...
Second phase of North Augusta bike and walking trail to begin

NORTH AUGUSTA - The North Augusta city council has given the green light to a second part of a walking and bicycling track that now arcs from downtown Georgia Avenue to Martintown Road. Construction should begin early next year on the Greeneway project, now in planning stages. Phase I of the track, laid along the bed of an abandoned railroad, extends from near the 13th Street Bridge to Martintown Road. It was completed in 1995.
Metro | North Augusta City Council
Water needs loom for Aiken County

...14 million) oak hill; 100; 400,000 perry; 320; 100,000 salley; 200; 100,000 talatha; 600; 200,000 valley public service authority; 2,900; 1.3 million wagener; 500; 400,000 Reach Pat Willis at (803) 279-6895.
Panel names shelter for retiring official

...retiring rather than resigning," he plans to join his wife, Judy, at their new home in Satellite Beach, Fla., in what he calls "a beautiful house on the water just an hour from Orlando." Reach Pat Willis at (803) 279-6895.
Langley changes proposed

...swimming area is to be completely buoyed and sand will be hauled in for the shoreline. Plans are to begin construction on the bathhouse and office facility as soon as possible, Dr. Sanders said. Reach Pat Willis at (803) 279-6895.
Metro | Aiken County Council