16 hrs ago
Haralson County Ga. arrest report for June 15, 2013
Listed below is the Haralson County arrest report for Saturday June 15, 2013. The report includes a complete list of arrests, information regarding prior arrests, bonding information and available inmate photos.
20 hrs ago
Brickbat: Leave the Driving to Us
Johnny Cook drove a bus for the Haralson County, Georgia, school system, and he got upset when a middle school student told him he didn't get to eat because his lunch card was 40 cents short.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Johns Creek authorities seek missing 15-year-old boy
Johns Creek police are searching for a missing 15-year-old boy. Authorities said that Daniel McPherson was last seen at his home in the Silver Ridge subdivision near Taylor and Jones Bridge roads around 6 p.m. on Tuesday.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Handgun stolen from Atlanta restaurant
Gwinnett County police are searching for a handgun stolen from a restaurant. Investigators say a man took a bag containing a Glock pistol from the Taqueria Del Mar on Peachtree Parkway on May 19. The gun belonged to a man who accidentally left it behind after eating dinner.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
International Business Times
Johnny Cook Facebook Fiasco: Bus Driver Fired For Status Update...
A bus driver who says he was fired over a Facebook post about a hungry student is rapidly becoming an online folk hero, but at what cost? On May 21, Johnny Cook, a driver for the Haralson County School System in Tallapoosa, Ga., posted a status update about a middle-school student who said he was denied a meal because his reduced-lunch card was 40 ... (more)
Haralson County Ga. arrest report for May 30, 2013
Listed below is the Haralson County arrest report for Thursday May 30, 2013. The report includes a complete list of arrests, information regarding prior arrests, bonding information and available inmate photos.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Facebook post about hungry child gets school bus driver fired
You're a school bus driver at Haralson County Middle School in Georgia. A 6th-grader gets on your bus and complains he's hungry.
Cedartown Standard Plus
Changes coming to the DJJ will help system's effectiveness, DA says
A new law bringing numerous changes to the juvenile justice system will help the system's effectiveness, according to one local official.
Schools of Thought
Haralson County, Georgia, school bus driver Johnny Cook couldn't get the story out of his head: A middle school student told him he hadn't eaten because he'd been turned away due to a 40-cent balance on his pre-paid school lunch account.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Metro Atlanta tops list for suburban poverty
The 24/7 Wall Street web site named Atlanta as the city where suburban poverty has sky-rocketed the most in the last ten years.
Fri May 31, 2013
Georgia School Bus Driver Fired for Violating District Social Media Policy Raises Concerns
A school bus driver for Haralson County Schools in Alabama was terminated after he posted a comment on Facebook about a student not receiving a free lunch.
Thu May 30, 2013
Mottola new head of WGTC Foundation
A Coweta County resident will head the West Georgia Technical College Foundation for the next year, as the college opens its new Coweta County campus off Turkey Creek Road with classes starting this fall.
Crooks and Liars
School Bus Driver Fired For Facebook Rant over 'Free' Lunches
As it turns out, there's no such thing as the freedom to complain about the lack of free lunches either.
Fri May 24, 2013
School bus driver fired over Facebook post about student lunch
A metro Atlanta school district is being accused of not providing free lunches to its students in need.
New boating laws in effect this holiday weekend
Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the summer boating season. Authorities are reminding folks that there are some new laws on Georgia's waterways.
Police close part of Lenox Road to investigate suspicious package
A section of Lenox Road in Atlanta was closed as authorities investigated an unattended backpack on Friday.
Tue May 21, 2013
Haralson County Ga. arrest report for May 18, 2013
Listed below is the Haralson County arrest report for Saturday May 18, 2013. The report includes a complete list of arrests, information regarding prior arrests, bonding information and available inmate photos.