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Avondale: ‘Breakdown’ led to 12-day delay in abduction alert

Avondale: 'Breakdown' led to 12-day delay in abduction alert
July 13, 2009 --

Officials in Avondale Estates today said a “breakdown in communication” led to a 12-day delay in alerting residents to an attempted child abduction in broad daylight. City Manager Clai Brown said the abduction was reported to officers on the next shift after the report came in, but no one thought to tell the police chief.

DeKalb CEO’s campaign fund nearly wipes out 2008 debt

DeKalb CEO's campaign fund nearly wipes out 2008 debt
July 13, 2009 --

Burrell Ellis has just about paid off his $700,000-plus campaign for DeKalb County CEO. Now, it’s time to start thinking about 2012. His latest financial disclosure report shows Ellis has collected $132,514 from campaign donors since winning an August 2008 runoff, allowing him to retire most of his campaign debt.

July 13

July 13, 2009 --

Riverkeeper sues city of Cumming over clearing for aquatic center DeKalb ends investigation of 2003 shooting by officer Judge: Judicial Nominating Commission succumbed to pressure from governor’s office Money to catch CRCT test cheats lacking