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Auditor: ATL bungled water rate hike, service cutoffs

Auditor: ATL bungled water rate hike, service cutoffs
August 28, 2009 --

Hundreds of customers had their water service cut off earlier this year because the city of Atlanta mishandled retroactive billing for a rate hike, according to a new city audit. Moreover, an estimated one in five customers were not told before their water was turned off, as required by city code, the audit found. Water commissioner Robert Hunter disputed the findings.

Fayette politician asked to resolve pot charge at scene, deputy reports

Fayette politician asked to resolve pot charge at scene, deputy reports
May 26, 2009 --

By JIM WALLS May 26, 2009 — Fayette County Commissioner Robert Horgan (right) looked flushed, pale and “extremely nervous” when a sheriff’s deputy pulled him over Saturday. “Horgan’s hands began to shake, and his voice began to tremble in conversation,” Deputy Justin Storm reported. Not surprising, it would seem, since the deputy found marijuana and […]