USED denies waiver on federal testing requirements

Statement from State School Superintendent Richard Woods on U.S. Department of Education testing, accountability decisions February 24, 2021 – “On the evening of February 22, all states received information from the U.S. Department of Education (USED)…

GA man fakes records to frame someone for…

Release: Fake whistleblower sentenced to federal prison for trying to frame a former acquaintance for violating patient privacy Man created fake email accounts, used others' identities SAVANNAH, GA:  A Rincon man who portrayed himself as…

Seven Georgians indicted on firearm charges

Release: Seven individuals indicted on federal firearms charges under agencies' collaborative effort Investigations target illegally possessed firearms SAVANNAH, GA:  Seven defendants face federal felony firearms after indictments by a U.S. District Court grand jury in…

GA man pleads guilty for attempted child coercion

Release: Bryan County man sentenced to federal prison for attempted coercion of a child for sexual activity Wife previously sentenced for tampering with witness SAVANNAH, GA:  A Bryan County man who admitted attempting to coerce…

GDOL awaiting next steps for CARES Act

Release: Atlanta, GA – As the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) anticipates a decision on the future of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Congress continues to debate the specifics of funding…

Savannah man faces 87 year prison sentence for…

Release: Robbery spree leads to multiple federal felony charges for Savannah man, guilty plea for co-defendant Chatham County convenience stores targeted during heists SAVANNAH, GA:  A Savannah man faces a minimum of 87 years in…