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  • Sept. 10

    September 10, 2011 --

    Texas district pays ex-APS official $188K for 1 days’ work Ethics complaints coming against Macon’s Elaine Lucas

    Sept. 9

    September 9, 2011 --

    Police accused of conducting illegal, humiliating strip searches Chatham Co. lobbyist still representing LNG firm Cobb EMC ordered back to court over ex-CEO’s compensation Ethics chief arrives amid makeover Savannah film audit leads to wider probe More fish dying on Ogeechee

    Sept. 8

    September 8, 2011 --

    DOT commissioner resigns under pressure Immigration enforcement panel attracts controversy Attorney general, trial lawyers clash over open records reform Beverly Hall defends actions Angel Food Ministries suspends food deliveries Augusta’s Procurement Department could be privatized

    More drug companies reveal payments to doctors

    September 8, 2011 --

    By CHARLES ORNSTEIN, TRACY WEBER and DAN NGUYEN/ProPublica Eight pharmaceutical companies, including the nation’s three largest, doled out more than $220 million last year to promotional speakers for their products, according to a ProPublica analysis of company data. For the first time, all these companies have reported a full year of payments, allowing for head-to-head […]

    Sept. 7

    September 7, 2011 --

    State audit turns up Ag Dept questions Barred judge earned more than $70K on paid leave Augusta city administrator may have exceeded raise limit

    Sept. 6

    September 6, 2011 --

    APS test-fraud detectives drawing scrutiny Lawsuits possible over canceled airport procurement Some fear utilities influenced Macon-area water plan PSC reviews rural phone subsidies

    Supremes remove pot-smokin’, door-kickin’ judge

    Supremes remove pot-smokin', door-kickin' judge
    September 6, 2011 --

    A Northwest Georgia magistrate who regularly smoking marijuana and kicked in two doors at an in-law’s estranged husband’s house may never again serve as a judge in Georgia. So says the state Supreme Court, which issued a 7-page opinion this morning that removed Catoosa County Magistrate Court Judge Anthony Peters for such erratic behavior.

    High CEO pay common at Ga. hospitals

    September 6, 2011 --

    Concerns over hospital executive pay arose again recently when Reynold J. Jennings, WellStar Health System’s new CEO, received a contract with a base salary of $975,000. But that paycheck doesn’t even rank among the top 10 at non-profit hospitals in Georgia. Published reports show 14 other hospital CEOs earning seven-figure compensation.

    Sept. 5

    September 5, 2011 --

    Task Force for the Homeless in mediation with ATL, others Delta at center of FAA debate