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Dekalb Introducing Baby Court For Families At Risk

Dekalb County has introduced a new Safe Baby Court program designed to provide resources to children and families affected by abuse and neglect. General Sessions Court Judge Brandon Cox said the county received a $100,000 grant from the state based on the county’s need for the program. He said families with a child 36 months or younger in the home ... Read More »

Jackson Teachers’ Paddling Case To Trial In November

The case of two Dodson Branch Elementary School staffers accused in an October paddling incident is set for trial in November. 15th District Attorney General Jason Lawson said the defendants, Assistant Principal Tena Lynn and Teacher Jackson Patterson appeared at their first court date earlier this week. Lawson said the defendants entered a plea of “Not Guilty.” “The Grandy Jury, ... Read More »