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June 30

June 30, 2009 --

Gainesville to appeal open records ruling, wants letter’s names kept private Wingers rebuked for action in Lucas fire Trial for Judge Blitch postponed

Report: ATL police oversight panel needs stronger subpoena power

June 30, 2009 --

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.

DeKalb spends $170K on bullying probe; written reports remain private

DeKalb spends $170K on bullying probe; written reports remain private
June 29, 2009 --

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 […]

June 29

June 29, 2009 --

Toys for Tots leader says Bearden did no work for toy drive

June 28

June 28, 2009 --

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

June 27

June 27, 2009 --

Bibb residents ask court to reconsider ruling in secret land buys

Telfair sheriff Jimmie Williamson to serve 3 years for misusing county funds

Telfair sheriff Jimmie Williamson to serve 3 years for misusing county funds
June 26, 2009 --

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.

Grady board’s chair doctored his contract, ex-CEO says

Grady board's chair doctored his contract, ex-CEO says
June 26, 2009 --

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 […]

June 26

June 26, 2009 --

Ex-employees, others indicted in DeKalb ticket-fixing

Sembler donations went undisclosed until election was over

Sembler donations went undisclosed until election was over
June 25, 2009 --

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 […]

June 25

June 25, 2009 --

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

June 24

June 24, 2009 --

Former Rep. Swindall indicted for lying, again Cornerstone Ministries betrayed them by straying from mission, investors say