Friday July 30th, 2021 6:55PM

Alyson Shields

Alyson Shields
4 Ga. youth lockups among worst for sex assaults
The head of Georgia's Department of Juvenile Justice on Friday ordered a review of the state's youth detention centers after a federal report suggested high rates of sexual assaults on inmates.
7:32PM ( 8 years ago )
NRC head visits Ga. nuclear plant being built
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will continue its scrutiny of a nuclear power plant being built in Georgia, but it also has a good relationship with the utility leading the project, the agency head said Friday.
7:29PM ( 8 years ago )
Early morning fire damages Barrow Co. house; no injuries
A Barrow county home caught fire early this morning, displacing seven children and three adults.
3:39PM ( 8 years ago )
Drug agents find pot plants outside Lula area house
A Lula area man faced charges Thursday in connection with marijuana plants valued at over $24,000 on the street.
4:35PM ( 8 years ago )
Accident on 985 south backs up traffic
A traffic accident on 985 Southbound has traffic backed up for a few miles, Queen City Parkway/Candler Highway.
3:02PM ( 8 years ago )
Ex-Atlanta schools tech chief pleads not guilty
A former chief information officer for Atlanta's school system accused of accepting bribes in exchange for his influence in awarding a technology contract has pleaded not guilty.
4:07PM ( 8 years ago )
Deal 'ready to spend' state funds to deepen harbor
Gov. Nathan Deal says he's willing to spend state money upfront to start deepening Savannah's busy shipping channel as long as the federal government promises to pay its share of the $652 million project later.
3:17PM ( 8 years ago )
National Forests sponsor National Get Outdoors Day
Several national forests in Georgia are celebrating National Get Outdoors Day this Saturday by hosting events and waiving entrance fees to the parks.
5:42PM ( 8 years ago )
New IRS head says taxpayers no longer trust agency
His agency under relentless fire, the new head of the Internal Revenue Service acknowledged to Congress on Monday that American taxpayers no longer trust the IRS amid a growing number of scandals - from the targeting of conservative political groups to lavish spending on employee conferences.
5:06PM ( 8 years ago )
Police can collect DNA from arrestees, court says
A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for police to take a DNA swab from anyone they arrest for a serious crime, endorsing a practice now followed by more than half the states as well as the federal government.
5:01PM ( 8 years ago )