- Feds accuse prison guards of taking bribes, drug trafficking Updated: Feb-11-16 4:59 pm
ATLANTA - Dozens of Georgia prison guards agreed to protect drug smuggling operations for a high-level trafficker, believing their status as correctional officers would protect them from a vehicle search if they were stopped by police, authorities said Thursday. In exchange, they received thousands of dollars in bribes.
- Prison chief asks House to keep same budget, make no cuts Updated: Feb-10-16 6:15 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The head of Mississippi's prison system is asking the Legislature not to make any cuts to the department's budget for the next fiscal year starting July 1.
- Alabama teachers could get pay hike Updated: Jan-23-16 12:42 pm
DOTHAN, Alabama - Alabama senator Del Marsh says legislature is considering a raise for education employees with a performance-based model for teachers.