The images are striking: Overweight boys and girls staring somberly from billboards and online videos, real-life embodiments of the blunt messages alongside.
"Chubby kids may not outlive their parents," for example. Or: "Big bones didn't make me this way. Big meals did."
A change in Georgia's HOPE scholarship is sending some students to an unexpected summer semester of school.
Facing budget cuts, state lawmakers made the scholarship cover 90% of tuition, instead of the full amount.
And it won't pay fees.
Gov. Nathan Deal will hold a private meeting Tuesday morning with the Atlanta school board, city schools Superintendent Beverly Hall and Mayor Kasim Reed to receive a briefing about the board's progress toward regaining full accreditation for Atlanta Public Schools.
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has awarded its McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage to Euna Lee and Laura Ling. The women won the honor for not revealing their sources while imprisoned in North Korea.
Georgia’s University System wants more doctors to complete their residencies in the state.
Meeting this week, a Board of Regents committee said the state needs to entice more hospitals to offer residency training for newly graduated doctors.