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July 21, 2009 --

Group threatens to sue West GA Tech College over classes for illegal immigrants Cobb school attorney wants ‘major’ changes to promote transparency Taylor: Chatham ‘hellhole’ does no good Ex-sheriff accused of stealing $63K

Kurt Stuenkel, Floyd Medical Center CEO: $901,948

Kurt Stuenkel, Floyd Medical Center CEO: $901,948
July 21, 2009 --

Kurt Stuenkel, the CEO of Floyd Medical Center in Rome earned that much (plus expenses) in FY 2007, according to Georgia Watch.

Fired DeKalb rec director had stormy 7-year history

Fired DeKalb rec director had stormy 7-year history
July 21, 2009 --

Monday’s firing of the DeKalb County recreation director, ostensibly for messing up entries for a state swim meet, actually may have been seven years in the making. Marilyn Boyd Drew was dismissed after her department missed several opportunities to enroll 67 kids in a statewide swimming competition to be held this weekend. But Drew has been accused of job discrimination, based on reverse racial bias, almost as long as she’s been running the department.

‘Model practices,’ excessive pay reported at Floyd hospital

July 21, 2009 --

Floyd County’s medical center exhibits some “model practices” in indigent care and strong community outreach, a statewide consumer group reported today. But CEO Kurt Stuenkel makes a salary comparable to some Fortune 500 executives, and the hospital charges huge mark-ups on some services — nearly 2,500 percent for anesthesiology, Georgia Watch said.