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Sept. 30

September 30, 2011 --

Teachers question raises for Cobb superintendent’s staff Transparency confusion hits Valdosta candidates Austell mayor defends hiring firm owing $19K in back taxes Ex-Columbia Co. commissioner reindicted for child molestation

Fed prosecutors: Toss S. Ga. judge’s guilty plea

Fed prosecutors: Toss S. Ga. judge's guilty plea
September 29, 2011 --

Thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court, a south Georgia judge soon will no longer be a convicted felon. In court filings, federal prosecutors say a 2010 ruling by the high court leaves no choice but to vacate a 2009 guilty plea by former Alapaha Circuit Superior Court Judge Brooks E. Blitch III.

Sept. 29

September 29, 2011 --

Clayton Co. officer accused of terrorizing citizens, still on force Two teachers implicated in cheating scandal cleared; 3 more added Democratic chair wants probe of settlement with Senate secretary

Sept. 28

September 28, 2011 --

Two senators named in Senate’s secret bias settlement Opinion: Polluted politics in Ogeechee River settlement Ga. could cut jobless benefits to repay feds Isakson’s Peace Corps bill passes Senate Bitter feud over Fulton County contract ATL to pay $120K more in bar raid settlement Muscogee Co. prison warden says he retired ‘under duress’

Corporations couldn’t wait to ‘check the box’ on huge tax break

September 27, 2011 --

A simple rule meant to cut paperwork for U.S. companies has grown into one of the biggest multinational tax breaks around, costing the United States and other governments billions of dollars in lost taxes each year. It thrives thanks to determined business support, including a campaign two years ago that forced the Obama administration to retreat from altering it and tax professionals worldwide who exploit its benefits.

Sept. 27

September 27, 2011 --

Cobb EMC’s ex-CEO was paid millions Rome officer fired after man left paralyzed by Taser Alpharetta candidates say they’ll pony up for concert tix Cobb Co. chairman: Incentives best offered in secret Environmentalists: DeKalb not doing enough about grease in pipes Rep. Craig Gordon’s company settles state liens Judge throws out 3rd ethics charge against […]

Sept. 26

September 26, 2011 --

Ogeechee supporters urge greater penalty for polluter

Sept. 24

September 24, 2011 --

Alpharetta ticket tracking stopped on heels of open records request Audit finds errors in 44 Augusta raises

Sept. 23

September 23, 2011 --

More flaws crop up in Fulton Co. tax assessments Fired Hall Co. sheriff’s lt. claims retaliation Opinion: Columbus Civic Center audit shows real clowns ATL Public Schools prepares to turn over hard drives, computers  

Sept. 22

September 22, 2011 --

Records erased after Alpharetta council members take $30K in Verizon tix Audit: Lithonia clerk duped mayor out of $27K Ex-Sen. Charles Walker gets new hearing on prison sentence

Sept. 21

September 21, 2011 --

General Assembly cut $80K check over discrimination complaint APS spends nearly $700K fighting abuse claim Ga. owes $720M for unemployment insurance Ex-medical board chair accused of misusing vaccines Cobb EMC fights disclosure of ex-CEO’s pay Church leader admits taking money in questionable mortgage scheme Ethics charge on Lucas’ Facebook posts rejected

Sept. 20

September 20, 2011 --

Ga. bid to relax insurance spending rule draws fire Judge modifies requirements to comply with Fulton Jail order