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Aug. 19

August 19, 2011 --

Lawmakers approve new legislative districts; Dems accuse GOP of ‘resegregating’ Ga. Opinion: A plan to oust white Democrats from the Legislature APD officers with lapsed training may have jeopardized decades of cases 3rd parent claims Fulton Co. schools covered up abuse Bowers, Wilson named assistant DA’s to probe Dougherty Co. cheating

Aug. 18

August 18, 2011 --

Dozens of officers’ arrest powers revoked, 400 certifications incomplete Columbus judicial probe expanded to more high-profile cases Hall invoices APS for $127K in legal fees Dispute erupts over legal counsel in redistricting Opinion: The schoolyard bully at Fulton Co. Commission

Aug. 17

August 17, 2011 --

Criminal probe of APS cheating has begun in earnest Fulton proposal: Limit contractors’ donations Facebook case 2 years later: Wronged teacher still awaiting decision Plant Washington air permit tightens limits

Aug. 16

August 16, 2011 --

ATL police powers revoked; convictions could be overturned Ethics Commission relaunches Gov. Deal investigation ATL City Council weighs clerk’s fate DeKalb superintendent pick quickly draws fire Augusta city administrator keeps job Ethics board clears Valdosta mayor

Aug. 15

August 15, 2011 --

2 DeKalb board members: We cannot support choice for new school chief Lottery employees lose big after new law, budget cuts Ga. not reporting accounts receivable to the public

Aug. 14

August 14, 2011 --

EPA: Big agribusinesses that generate manure not properly inspected How a child molestor with a 15-year sentence went 8 years without serving a single day Carpet dealers no longer under state’s gun Opinion: In politics, we get the rascals we deserve

Aug. 13

August 13, 2011 --

Who got the shaft in House, Senate redistricting? Judge demands to know ex-Cobb EMC exec’s pay since settlement Transcript of judge’s lecture to Cobb EMC board members How Beverly Hall spent thousands defending herself in cheating scandal

Aug. 12

August 12, 2011 --

Mistrial, acquittals in AL corruption trial of ex-GA legislative aide Special prosecutor assigned to investigate Muscogee Co. judges APS billed over $125K for Beverly Hall’s legal fees Dem leader threatens colleagues who back GOP redistricting plan 1,760 GA elected officials skirt financial disclosure deadline Augusta city administrator rejects calls for resignation

Aug. 11

August 11, 2011 --

Graves & Rogers’ attorney blames bank for loaning them $$$ Fulton DA denies having conflict in APS cheating case Federal regulator rejects request for Cobb EMC probe

Lobbyists named as finalists for top job at campaign finance panel

Lobbyists named as finalists for top job at campaign finance panel
August 10, 2011 --

Two lobbyists are finalists for the top job at the Georgia Campaign Finance Commission, the panel said today. The nominees for executive secretary are: Holly LaBerge, director of government relations for the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, and Jerry Presley, a career public servant who lobbied for the Council for Quality Growth in 2008.

Aug. 10

August 10, 2011 --

Rep. Scott moves to kill Legal Services Corp. after court win over growers Study: LinkedIn tells more than city about ATL airport concessionaires’ revenue Augusta docs sue Medicare over alleged bias toward specialists

Aug. 9

August 9, 2011 --

NAACP suit: Fayette Co. disenfranchises blacks Death rates worse at two ATL hospitals $645K in bonuses paid to APS schools named in cheating scandal Ex-APS official ousted in Texas Dem leader accuses GOP of ‘purging’ white Democrats DeKalb commissioner grants raise as county axes jobs Family Commission Director Resigns, Office may be restructured