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Feb. 9

February 9, 2011 --

Gingrey’s malpractice bill raises issues about lawsuit against him DNR board not told of letters opposing water rule Retired UGA provost still among top earners Feds: Henry Co. law firm liable in bank failure Ex-cop fights for job after sex with prostitute Feds may crack down on dust build-ups that fed Imperial Sugar inferno Bill would […]

Feb. 8

February 8, 2011 --

Deal, Ralston relatives get jobs with nursing home lobby APD disbands Red Dog unit Morris Brown campus police under investigation Two Savannah hospitals settle Medicaid probe for $2.7M Police officers resign after bar brawl Feds threaten to revoke $7M from DeKalb Three indicted in Columbus Parks & Rec scandal Ethics complaint lodged over House speaker’s European […]

DeKalb school audit found bloated salaries — then what?

February 7, 2011 --

DeKalb County schools paid $341,000 several years back for a salary audit that found they were overpaying employees by millions of dollars a year. Now, school officials can’t seem to locate those findings. So, what happened?

The Gold Dome: Where budget cuts cost you money

The Gold Dome: Where budget cuts cost you money
February 7, 2011 --

Here’s a plan for making budget cuts that cost taxpayers $618,000 more every year: Replace private security guards making $77,000 a year at the state Capitol with troopers earning about nine times as much. That’s what the state Department of Public Safety did in 2010.

Feb. 7

February 7, 2011 --

Private firms collecting Fulton Co. back taxes fall behind Feds still might seek charges in Imperial Sugar explosion ATL mayor vetoes renewals of solid waste contracts

Feb. 5

February 6, 2011 --

Report: APD officers unfamiliar with constitutional protections DeKalb DA continues probe after judge steps down Bill would let DOT off the hook for environmental fines

Ex-judge under scrutiny for possibly intervening in child support case

February 4, 2011 --

DeKalb County State Court Judge Barbara J. Mobley, who resigned today, allegedly misused her power to help herself, her church and a male companion, investigators say. News reports had raised questions about Mobley’s travel and possible misuse of state crime computers, but new court filings include an allegation that Mobley intervened in a child support case so a male companion could go with her on an overseas trip.

Feb. 4

February 4, 2011 --

DeKalb principal unenrolled students before CRCT Police chief’s daughter failed breath test, but no arrest Body parts stolen, sold for cash Bishop Eddie Long and Ephren Taylor Speaker’s son interning for top lobbying firm Lobbyists drop $250K+ on lawmakers in January Winning election a ticket for freebies Clayton schools’ security chief pleads guilty APS school […]

Feb. 3

February 3, 2011 --

Ga. faces challenges caring for mentally ill Ruling could cost DeKalb schools millions more in legal fees DebtOne to pay $448K in fines, restitution Savannahians demand better scrutiny of LNG trucking Columbia Co. commissioner indicted on molestation charges Transgender worker fired by state awaits ruling

Feb. 2

February 2, 2011 --

Land deals crumble into cries of fraud AT&T accused of iPhone data overcharges Staff payroll under Deal up 30% Proposal would limit lobbying by agencies

Fired arborist settles whistleblower suit against ATL

February 2, 2011 --

Fired Atlanta arborist Tom Coffin settled his whistleblower suit against City Hall on Tuesday, just before his case was scheduled to go to trial, his lawyers say. Under the deal, the city admits no blame and Coffin gets his pension back and $165,000 in damages and fees, lawyers Gerry Weber and Brian Spears announced today. The City Council still must approve the settlement.

Feb. 1

February 1, 2011 --

DeKalb judge quits amid probe Immigration enforcement program catches mainly misdemeanants, traffic offenders Hall Co. Commission chairman cleared of allegations