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July 6

July 6, 2011 --

Investigation into APS cheating finds unethical behavior across every level Dougherty Co. CRCT probe dropped Clayton Co. sheriff candidate denies allowing student strip searches DeKalb judge responds to closing Recorders’ Court early Opinion: Political chicanery is evident in elections bill State senator avoids foreclosure on property

Sept. 14

September 14, 2010 --

ATL school board votes out chairman, vice chairman State revoking permit of hospice linked to Oxendine Cobb withdraws $800-a-day contract for retired elections chief Widow sues Spalding Co. EMTs alleging wrongful death Cobb grand jury: Review court reporters’ compensation Grady dialysis deal finalized 3rd arrest made in Columbus Parks & Rec probe

Ga. polls still not safe from absentee abuses

September 13, 2010 --

Georgia spent five years and countless dollars to win federal consent for a plan for citizenship checks for voters. Partisans dispute the value of the new mandate, which the feds approved a few weeks back. Supporters argue it blocks illegal aliens from corrupting our elections. Critics keep up the fight in court, railing about disenfranchising […]

Aug. 26

August 26, 2010 --

Ethics officer: Airport erred on DeCosta party ATL’s public school puppet regime Aviation museum: Boondoggle, inspiration or both? Albany housing non-profit welcomes probe 2 ex-officers indicted in Tybee Taser case DeKalb school board candidate disqualified Cobb asked to retain retiring elections chief @ $800/day Hancock Co. commissioner to lose seat after guilty plea

Feb. 26

February 26, 2010 --

ATL nursing home chains pay $14M settlement Fulton County improves on elections Cobb EMC’s bylaw changes disputed Trial date set for former Dodge County sheriff

Fulton admits ‘meltdown’ over 2008 absentee ballots

Fulton admits 'meltdown' over 2008 absentee ballots
August 12, 2009 --

Fulton County officials admit serious violations of election rules for mishandling thousands of absentee ballots in 2008, attorneys said today. Hundreds of voters may have been disenfranchised because Fulton screwed up requests for mail-in ballots, state investigators found, and vote-counters ignored security and accuracy guidelines. Former judge Norman Underwood: Fulton’s 2008 performance was “unacceptable, unsatisfactory and embarrassing.”