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Feb. 17

February 17, 2012 --

Senate Rules Committee: The road to kill the ethics bill? Legislators level mismanagement claims at ethics commission Panel investigating 6 to 8 Georgia judges on ‘very serious charges’ More pets died on Delta than any other airline Tenants claim N. Ga. pastor is a slumlord Rural phone subsidy on the block Opinion: Breathtakingly bad approach […]

No ‘magic shield’ protects agencies targeted by investigators

No 'magic shield' protects agencies targeted by investigators
January 5, 2012 --

Exactly three years ago today, I requested records of credit card statements for former Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill. A week or two later, after someone let it slip that the sheriff’s office had a bank account that other county officials didn’t know about, I asked for those records too.

I’m still waiting. Legally, though, there’s no valid reason that I should be.

Dec. 30

December 30, 2011 --

Lawyers: Brunswick judge Williams presided through fear Grand jury calls for investigation into DeKalb school board Gingrich divorce records pose question for Carroll County court clerk Lobbying: Where right and rules can clash Feds scrutinize Georgia’s early Race to the Top work Outgoing DNR board member criticizes Deal

Dec. 9

December 9, 2011 --

Angel Food Ministry benefited founders, feds say Cartersville power plant among nation’s dirtiest Governor holds off on appointment of unlicensed P.I.

Nov. 28

November 28, 2011 --

Miller Co. school board dodges ouster Opinion: Feds too slow on combustible dust rules

Nov. 18

November 18, 2011 --

Undercover ATL officer says she was violated during undercover operation New rule for Dem lawmakers: Don’t talk to feds without GOP lawyer present Report: Morrow police chief asleep at wheel before DUI

Nov. 2

November 2, 2011 --

DeKalb misspent $40M meant for greenspace Cain profited from campaign business with company Brother of ATL mayor driving city vehicles illegally Safer day-care facilities become mom’s push Feds to investigate civil rights claim against Gwinnett schools Former McIntosh Co. sheriff indicted Supreme Court hears appeal in suit against Dougherty Co. prosecutors  

Oct. 21

October 21, 2011 --

New Birth members questioned by feds

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’

Aug. 27

August 27, 2011 --

Valdosta mayor pleads guilty to felony New ethics commission chief named Lilburn settles religious discrimination case with feds Eddie Long mum on latest allegations APS turns over documents to grand jury Chattahoochee Hills sued over unlawful arrest, 100 days in jail St. Marys ethics board member resigns under fire

Aug. 23

August 23, 2011 --

  Columbus judge retires amid investigation Winner of DOT contract was involved in previous scandal Ex-bank chairman blames Graves, Rogers in default Feds sue insiders of Georgia’s largest failed bank Turner Co. sheriff pleads guilty to providing medicinal marijuana After losing in court, online travel firms want Legislature to void tax Fulton Co. animal shelter’s […]

June 30

June 30, 2011 --

Deal ditches rules in hiring spokesman’s girlfriend Missing Yerkes monkey prompts visit by feds DeKalb delays land deal to seek better price DeKalb administrator-author accepts 10-day suspension