Gainesville to appeal open records ruling, wants letter’s names kept private Wingers rebuked for action in Lucas fire Trial for Judge Blitch postponed
Atlanta’s police oversight agency could do its work quicker and more effectively if it had direct subpoena power, a human rights advocacy group said in a report issued Monday.
The DeKalb County school system has paid a retired judge $170,000 — and apparently plans to spend even more — to investigate bullying that’s said to have led to the suicide of a fifth-grader at Dunaire Elementary. But, whatever the school district may learn, its attorneys say the written findings are not subject to public […]
Toys for Tots leader says Bearden did no work for toy drive
Unstable mental patients freed by flawed system Atlanta philanthropists lost $1.9 million to Okun scam Grandson killed: A life of turmoil cut short Inman Park Properties’ strategy hurts some Atlanta neighborhoods State doesn’t fund law for taser training Woodmen’s youth campground mired in years of legal dispute Cobb superintendent accused of hiding project
Bibb residents ask court to reconsider ruling in secret land buys
Former Telfair County Sheriff Jimmie Williamson will serve three years in federal prison for misusing county funds, federal prosecutors announced. According to testimony, Williamson paid for an all-terrain vehicle with county funds, pocketed fines intended for the Probate Court and kept $5,000 seized in a traffic stop for himself, according to the Macon Telegraph.
By MAGGIE LEE Ex-Grady Hospital CEO Otis Story claims state Rep. Pamela Stephenson secretly rewrote his contract so she could take his $600,000-a-year job and cut him out of his severance pay. In newly filed court papers, Story contends that Stephenson deleted three pages from his employment agreement and inserted a six-month probationary clause without […]
Ex-employees, others indicted in DeKalb ticket-fixing
By JIM WALLS June 25, 2009 — Eugene Walker failed to disclose nearly $20,000 in campaign donations from a developer seeking a multimillion-dollar tax break until after his Dec. 2 election to the DeKalb County school board. The donations – and Walker’s service on both the school board and the DeKalb Development Authority — have […]
APD officer says health claim for heart attack was denied New board, office to tackle transparency, accountability in DeKalb NAACP challenges Forsyth, Gwinnett school transfers 3 to be reported in Glynn cheating scandal
Former Rep. Swindall indicted for lying, again Cornerstone Ministries betrayed them by straying from mission, investors say