LEXINGTON — The Dawson/Gosper County CASA office is participating in a statewide street chalk competition to raise awareness for their cause and the need for more volunteers. The competition runs until 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 20. Residents can create various street chalk art pieces and submit them to CASA...
ATLANTA — The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday announced an investigation into violence and conditions inside Georgia prisons. “We must ensure the inherent dignity of everyone, including people who are incarcerated,” said Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Civil Rights Division. She said the inquiry would focus on violence among the incarcerated, understaffing issues and abuse of inmates who are gay, lesbian, transgender or otherwise identify as members of the LGBTQ community.