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DFCS issues monthly food stamp benefits early during partial federal government shutdown

In an effort to ensure families receive the food they need while the federal government is in a partial shutdown, the Division of Family...

December tax revenues in Georgia dropped 4.5%

Just before leaving office, Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for December totaled $2.16 billion, for a decrease of $102.5 million, or -4.5 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled roughly $2.26 billion

Georgia Corporal Named State’s Investigative Game Warden of the Year

Catching poachers and other wildlife violators often involves lengthy criminal investigations and requires diligence and skill for Game Wardens. Cpl. Quinn Fogle, who is...

Fourth Defendant Sentenced For Role in Atlanta-Based Mexican Sex Trafficking Ring

Severiano Martinez-Rojas, 53, of Mexico, was sentenced on Friday by United States District Judge Edward R. Korman to over 24 years in prison for his role in the sex trafficking of three victims. The amount to be paid in restitution will be announced at a later date.

GDC Contraband Interdiction Efforts Yield 8,800+ Items in 4th Quarter of 2018

As part of ongoing efforts to prevent contraband from entering our facilities, the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) seized a total of 7,763 contraband...

Fish found in Georgia, Two Other States is now endangered

The endangered species list now has another fish on its list. The trispot darter fish, a freshwater fish, has been added to the list by...

Multiple agencies join together to locate man wanted for alleged sexual assault

A number of agencies have now partnered in an effort to find 34-year-old Bo Dukes, a man wanted for an alleged sexual assault of...

Plan underway to remove sunken tug in Jekyll Creek

A plan to remove a tug boat that sank Dec. 19, 2018, in Jekyll Creek west of Jekyll island, Ga., is underway. The tug...

Carr, Gov-elect Kemp, Street Grace, Georgia General Assembly and Partners Host Stop Traffick Event

Attorney General Chris Carr, Governor-elect Brian Kemp, Street Grace, members of the Georgia General Assembly and other partners Wednesday joined to shine a light...

DFCS and Consulate General of Mexico enter into MOU to better serve families

The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) and the Consulate General of Mexico in Atlanta entered into a formal agreement Wednesday to...