Georgia beats national average on SAT scores

Release: For the fourth year in a row, Georgia public-school students outperformed their counterparts in the nation’s public schools on the SAT, recording a mean score of 1077 — 39 points higher than the national…

Two indicted in GA on human trafficking charges

ATLANTA, GA —Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that the office’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit has indicted two individuals on an indictment including charges of human trafficking, aggravated child molestation, statutory rape, and cruelty to…

Gov. Kemp: HOPE Scholarship helps over 2 Million…

Release: Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the HOPE (Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally) Scholarship Program has helped more than 2 million Georgia students pursue postsecondary education in Georgia. “The HOPE Scholarship Program has been a game-changer…

Officer Involved Shooting

GBI investigates an OIS in Cobb County

Release: On Monday, September 13, 2021, the GBI was requested by the Cobb County Police Department (CCPD) to investigate an officer involved shooting. Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 9:45 a.m., CCPD officers responded to…

GBI, Lincoln County make an arrest in double…

Release: The GBI and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office arrested Shontover Kirkland, 32 years old, of Augusta, Georgia and charged her with one count of Reckless Conduct and two counts of Involuntary Manslaughter for the drowning…