To testify or not? Big question faced sheriff in sexual battery search case

1:30 pm Oct. 5, 2017

Facing possible criminal indictment this week for ordering invasive body searches of an entire south Georgia high school, Worth County Sheriff Jeff Hobby had a choice: Step inside the grand jury room to defend his actions or let the chips fall where they may by remaining outside?

The stakes couldn’t have been higher for a sheriff who has drawn national attention and been sued in federal court for allegedly violating

America’s oldest women’s college with no history to share? Wesleyan College scrubs website amid criticism of racist past

10:40 am Jul. 19, 2017

Wesleyan College in Macon is the oldest chartered college for women in America and pride in this history is critical to the story the school has told itself for generations.

But since revelations of its links to the Ku Klux Klan and decades of racist initiation rituals came to light in an AJC article last month, school leaders have struggled with how to incorporate this troubling past into the college’s

Georgia college president paid $9.6 million and gets a free house

9:59 am Mar. 17, 2017

Among all the nonprofit colleges in the U.S. – think Emory, Duke, Harvard and many more, including leading research universities – which would you think has paid its president the most?

It’s one in Georgia. But not who you might think.

According to the Wall Street Journal, the latest available data shows that it’s Savannah College of Art and Design, where compensation for President Paula Wallace was $9.6 million in