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Dougherty County School Board member Velvet Riggins is surrounded by a throng of supporters Friday as she leaves Dougherty Superior Court after being acquitted on all three counts of school lunch fraud against her. Riggins, who was suspended from office by Gov. Nathan Deal in July, immediately resumes her seat on the board.

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Jury finds Riggins not guilty

A Dougherty Superior Court jury deliberates for nearly two hours before returning not guilty verdicts on all counts.


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