Volunteers who work with children in Georgia will be required by law to report suspected child abuse starting next month. The new mandatory reporting requirement is part of a criminal justice reform law that Gov. Nathan Deal signed last month.
A longtime Warner Robins football booster and former announcer is jailed in Houston County on child molestation charges. It’s the latest allegation in a football season with child sex abuse investigations at Penn State and Syracuse University. Those cases have Georgia lawmakers looking at the state’s child-abuse reporting laws.