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Federal officials to keep temporary oversight of Georgia behavioral health system

...health system after the state failed to move enough developmentally disabled people out of state-run hospitals.The Atlanta Journal-Consti tution reported Thursday that the Department of Behavioral Health and Dev elopmental Disabilities was supposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-03/federal-officials-keep-tempor
Michaux: Sports voices prominent on flag issue

...offered the chance to trade in their Confederate flags for new United States flags. As friend and colleague at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Steve Hummer, wrote, "Efforts to do something like that in 1861 met with stunning failure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2015-07-02/michaux-sports-voic
DeKalb County CEO found guilty

...pressuring vendors for campaign contributions has been found guilty of attempted theft by extortion and perjury. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the verdicts were announced late Wednesday morning in the trial of suspended DeKalb County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-01/dekalb-county-ceo-found-guil
Ga. man kills ex-girlfriend who ran off with wife

...killing his ex-girlfriend after she took up with his estranged wife has been sentenced to life without parole. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the county's district attorney announced Raymond McKoy's sentence Tuesday. McKoy was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-01/ga-man-kills-ex-girlfriend-w
Across Georgia

...by extortion.The verdicts were announced Wednesday in the trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.Ellis was acquitted of five other counts on charges that included bribery.He now faces...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-01/across-georgia
3 people injured in Atlanta shootings

...Fourth Ward.Atlanta police said they do not believe the shootings are connected.Officer Ralph Woolfolk told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://on-ajc.com/1JqkCuc ) that authorities responded to a shooting around 2:40 a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-27/3-people-injured-atlanta-sho
Georgia's Safe Carry Protection Act allows gun owners to carry in more places, but could create tension

...Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport with a loaded AR-15 rifle strapped to his chest. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Cooley was tailed by airport police while he dropped off his daughter, and other travelers "showed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-22/georgias-safe-carry-pr
Across Georgia

...hearing Monday near Atlanta, Mary Katherine Pursley said the second-grader was screaming and upset April 30.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that a panel of former educators at the hearing will decide whether she's dismissed from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-23/across-georgia
1 dead; 4 hurt in 200-teen party near Atlanta

...A fifth teen -- a 19-year-old man from Stockbridge -- was pronounced dead at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.A fight broke out after the homeowner arrived and tried to break up the party, Fayette...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-15/1-dead-4-hurt-200-teen-party
Ga. college president pay defended

...for the presidents of Georgia Tech and Georgia State University.University System Chancellor Hank Huckaby told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the pay raises are retention tools. He said Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson andGeorgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-08/ga-college-president-pay-