Alexis Stevens

Reporter for Enterprise

Alexis Stevens covers breaking news for the Enterprise team. She started at the AJC in 2000 as a sports page designer. Alexis is graduate of Berry College, where she earned undergraduate degrees in Communication and Spanish.

Latest from Alexis Stevens

Students return to Lithia Springs High after teacher shoots self in classroom
 Students returned to a Douglas County high school Friday morning, one day after a veteran teacher shot himself in his classroom office before students arrived. <div></div><br><blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Some students at Lithia Springs HS wearing �...

Posted: 13 hours ago

Students returned to a Douglas County high school Friday morning, one day after a veteran teacher shot himself in his classroom office before students arrived. <div></div><br><blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Some students at Lithia Springs HS wearing �...
Body found near I-20 is missing DeKalb County grandmother
 An exhaustive search for a DeKalb County woman’s body came to an end Thursday, three weeks after her grandson was found driving her car. Though investigators initially hoped Millicent Williams would be found alive, those hopes were dashed after blood was found throughout her home and in her car. There was so much blood, police...

Posted: 15 hours ago

An exhaustive search for a DeKalb County woman’s body came to an end Thursday, three weeks after her grandson was found driving her car. Though investigators initially hoped Millicent Williams would be found alive, those hopes were dashed after blood was found throughout her home and in her car. There was so much blood, police...
Dental records confirm body found is missing DeKalb County grandmother
 The mystery surrounding a DeKalb County grandmother’s whereabouts came to an end Thursday, three weeks after her grandson was found in her car.  Through dental records, investigators determined a body found near I-20 was that of Millicent Williams, DeKalb police said Thursday. Williams, 78, was reported missing July 27 from her...

Posted: 18 hours ago

The mystery surrounding a DeKalb County grandmother’s whereabouts came to an end Thursday, three weeks after her grandson was found in her car.  Through dental records, investigators determined a body found near I-20 was that of Millicent Williams, DeKalb police said Thursday. Williams, 78, was reported missing July 27 from her...
Veteran teacher stable after shooting self at Douglas County school
 A gun-toting student or intruder is often the focus of school safety concerns, but a Douglas County high school shut down Thursday because of an unexpected safety threat: a veteran teacher with a handgun. Lithia Springs High School closed after a teacher shot himself in his classroom office before students arrived. It’s illegal...

Posted: 19 hours ago

A gun-toting student or intruder is often the focus of school safety concerns, but a Douglas County high school shut down Thursday because of an unexpected safety threat: a veteran teacher with a handgun. Lithia Springs High School closed after a teacher shot himself in his classroom office before students arrived. It’s illegal...
Veteran Lithia Springs High teacher shoots self at school; classes canceled
 12:16 p.m.: In response to an Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter’s question about possible charges, the sheriff’s office would only say the agency’s criminal investigation is ongoing. 11:56 a.m.: Cleanup efforts are underway at the school, and classes will resume Friday, Douglas sheriff’s Sgt. Jesse Hambrick said...

Posted: a day ago

12:16 p.m.: In response to an Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter’s question about possible charges, the sheriff’s office would only say the agency’s criminal investigation is ongoing. 11:56 a.m.: Cleanup efforts are underway at the school, and classes will resume Friday, Douglas sheriff’s Sgt. Jesse Hambrick said...
Roswell killer took ‘selfie’ inside prison, DOC confirms
 Convicted Roswell Publix murderer Jeffrey Hazelwood used a cell phone to take his picture inside the prison where he is serving a life sentence, the Georgia Department of Corrections said late Tuesday. But investigators aren’t sure how he got the phone, a spokeswoman said.  A picture of Hazelwood was posted last week on Instagram...

Posted: 2 days ago

Convicted Roswell Publix murderer Jeffrey Hazelwood used a cell phone to take his picture inside the prison where he is serving a life sentence, the Georgia Department of Corrections said late Tuesday. But investigators aren’t sure how he got the phone, a spokeswoman said.  A picture of Hazelwood was posted last week on Instagram...
Family still seeks answers in boy’s drowning death at Fulton day camp
 Children attending a day camp at a south Fulton County nature center were allowed to slide down rocks into water and swim before a 5-year-old drowned, an attorney for the boy’s family said Tuesday. But that’s different than what a camp spokesman said happened three days after the July 21 drowning at the Cochran Mill Nature...

Posted: 2 days ago

Children attending a day camp at a south Fulton County nature center were allowed to slide down rocks into water and swim before a 5-year-old drowned, an attorney for the boy’s family said Tuesday. But that’s different than what a camp spokesman said happened three days after the July 21 drowning at the Cochran Mill Nature...
Meet the yellow Lab named Pacman helping get drugs off the streets
 If it was up to the Clayton County District Attorney, the four-legged member of her staff probably would have a different name.  But Tracy Graham Lawson is the first to admit the name works. Pacman, the yellow Labrador, is chomping away at the county’s drug problem. In just five years, the pup has led investigators to $2 million...

Posted: 2 days ago

If it was up to the Clayton County District Attorney, the four-legged member of her staff probably would have a different name.  But Tracy Graham Lawson is the first to admit the name works. Pacman, the yellow Labrador, is chomping away at the county’s drug problem. In just five years, the pup has led investigators to $2 million...
Yellow Lab Pacman sniffs out big money, drugs in Clayton County
 He’s named after the iconic video game character known for chomping dots and battling ghosts: Pacman. An unusual name for a dog, sure.  But this yellow Labrador is living up to his name -- eating up crime in Clayton County by finding drugs and cash. Tons of it, according to District Attorney Tracy Lawson. “He’s just...

Posted: 2 days ago

He’s named after the iconic video game character known for chomping dots and battling ghosts: Pacman. An unusual name for a dog, sure.  But this yellow Labrador is living up to his name -- eating up crime in Clayton County by finding drugs and cash. Tons of it, according to District Attorney Tracy Lawson. “He’s just...
Kale yeah! Georgia man eats 22+ bowls of leafy greens to win championship
 Gideon Oji has no problem eating his veggies. The 25-year-old grew up on a farm in Nigeria, where he said vegetables were a staple in his diet.  But 22 bowls? In eight minutes? No problem, Oji said. On Sunday, he finished first at the Kale Yeah! Competition at the Erie County Fair in Hamburg, N.Y., to retain his title.  Last year...

Posted: 2 days ago

Gideon Oji has no problem eating his veggies. The 25-year-old grew up on a farm in Nigeria, where he said vegetables were a staple in his diet.  But 22 bowls? In eight minutes? No problem, Oji said. On Sunday, he finished first at the Kale Yeah! Competition at the Erie County Fair in Hamburg, N.Y., to retain his title.  Last year...