Tag Archives: Juvenile Justice

Political Notes – Kingston will chair Republican Party Foundation

Former congressman Jack Kingston will lead Republican Party fundraising efforts in 2016 . . .

Tags: Allen O'Neal , Brooks Coleman , Dwayne Orrick , Gerogia GOP , Jack Kingston , Juvenile Justice , Nathan Deal

Political Notes – Has the plague hit Georgia? DPH investigates

Public health officials look at a possible incidence of “The Plague” in Georgia; a new special master is appointed for the David Ralston case . . .

Tags: black plague , Cindy Wang , David Ralston , department of public health , Jon Peters , Juvenile Justice , Patrick O'Neal , State Bar

Political Notes – Metro Atlanta grew by another 60,000

Metro Atlanta’s growth rate picked up a bit over the past 12 months, adding 60,300 new residents . . .

Tags: ARC , Austin Scott , Juvenile Justice , Metro Atlanta population

Deal names panel to consider alternatives for juvenile offenders

A new steering committee will encourage more counties to implement non-detention alternatives for youthful offenders . . .

Tags: detention alternatives , Juvenile Justice , Nathan Deal

Settlement reached on indigent defense in Middle Georgia

The Southern Center for Human Rights reaches a settlement with Middle Georgia judicial officials to increase the resources of the public defender’s office . . .

Tags: Cordele Judicial Circuit , Juvenile Justice , Michael Moore , public defender , SCHR

Political Notes – Deal may be sending a signal on rideshare legislation

Gov. Deal offers a hint of where he might stand on the issue of regulating ridesharing services; Rep. Phil Gingrey donates his congressional papers to Kennesaw State . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , Bob Guhl , Common Cause Georgia , Georgia Chamber , Jack Nix , Juvenile Justice , kennesaw state , Lynne Riley , Nathan Deal , Phil Gingrey , rideshare services , Wyc Orr

Political Notes – Work begins on southern toll lanes

With Monday’s groundbreaking ceremony, construction work will be ready to start soon on the toll lanes along I-75 south of Atlanta . . .

Tags: accountability courts , DOT , governor's appointments , I-75 South , Juvenile Justice , Mississippi coal plant , Nathan Deal , offender reentry grants , Southern Co. , toll lanes

DJJ shuts down Gwinnett’s Youth Detention Center

The Department of Juvenile Justice completes the closure of the Gwinnett County Youth Detention Center . . .

Tags: Avery Niles , Gwinnett YDC , Juvenile Justice , youth development campuses

Audit identifies weaknesses in state’s Juvenile Justice agency

State audit spotlights the high turnover rate and low pay of juvenile correctional officers . . .

Tags: Avery Niles , correctional officers , Juvenile Justice , state audit , turnover

Gwinnett YDC will be closed in 2014

The Department of Juvenile Justice will close its regional youth detention center in Lawrenceville next year . . .

Tags: Avery Niles , Gwinnett YDC , Juvenile Justice