A Georgia school system is considering the idea of storing rifles in school offices in case they're needed to defend students in a school shooting. Gainesville City Schools Superintendent Merrianne Dyer says the rifles would be placed at Gainesville High School, Gainesville Middle School and Wood's Mill Academy.
The Georgia Department of Revenue released an updated proposal for rules on prestige license plates Monday. The Department had looked at implementing a rule that would bar plates from containing any references to weapons, drugs or alcohol. The brand new rules, however, no longer contain that ban.
Residents of the Savannah area will soon be able to sign up for gun safety classes being offered by the Chatham County Sheriff's Office. Officials say the monthly, three-hour courses will focus on teaching basic firearm skills and safety procedures.
Only three people signed up to speak at a public hearing Tuesday on the state’s newly proposed personalized license plate rules. The Georgia Department of Revenue hearing is a step officials must take before adopting the rules permanently.
Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow is planning to announce legislation he's introduced to help bolster school security. Barrow is scheduled to speak alongside Executive Director of the Georgia Sheriffs' Association, J. Terry Norris, Superintendent of the Richmond County Board of Education, Frank Roberson, and others during a press conference Monday morning at the Richmond County Board of Education in Augusta.