DDS Receives New Grant Funding Dedicated to Teen Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program

ADAP is a course designed to increase awareness among teens of the harmful effects of drugs and alcohol and the consequences of operating a motor vehicle while impaired or distracted.

Georgia DNR Gets $7 Million to Assist with Hurricane Michael Remediation

Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Department of the Interior’s National Park Service announced $47.8 million in emergency supplemental assistance grants for the recovery and repair of historic resources in areas impacted in 2018 by Hurricanes Florence and Michael, as well as Typhoon Yutu.

Gang members among drug traffickers sentenced to federal prison in Operation Vanilla Gorilla

Members of two criminal street gangs are among five additional defendants sentenced to substantial federal prison terms as prosecutions continue in Operation Vanilla Gorilla.

Several charged, Including a County Commissioner, with Racketeering, Drugs Sales

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested a number of people in conjunction with a racketerring and drug sales incvestigation.

Ringgold Police Officer Arrested by GBI

The Ringgold officer has been charged with aggravated sexual assault, violation of oath of office, and false imprisonment. This is the second time in 2 months that a Ringgold police officer has made headlines -->

5 Communities in Georgia to Receive Revitalization Grants to Help Local Governments ents

Funding for Brownfields Multipurpose, Assessment, and Cleanup Grants to Address Contaminated Properties Across the Nation Grants Provide for Economic Development, Job Creation in often underserved communities

67 Charged in Ga-Fl Health Care Fraud Scheme

The conduct allegedly resulted in more than $160 million in fraudulent billings.  Those charged included physicians as well as other medical and business professionals.

Georgia Executes Cromartie After High Courts Deny Stay for Forensic DNA Testing

The State of Georgia executed death row inmate Ray Jefferson Cromartie late Wednesday night after the nation’s high court denied his 11th hour request for a stay in order to conduct forensic DNA testing he believed would exonerate him.

Canadian man sentenced for enticing young girls for sex from GA and MS

Canadian man sentenced for enticing Georgia and Mississippi girls to engage in sexually explicit conduct over the internet