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Floyd County’s chief magistrate latest to resign under a cloud

Floyd County's chief magistrate latest to resign under a cloud
May 13, 2010 --

Chris Mathis, the elected chief magistrate of Floyd County, today queued up in the lengthening line of Georgia judges who have resigned while under investigation for misconduct. He reportedly stepped down after meeting with Richard Hyde, investigator for the state Judicial Qualifications Commission.

Feb. 4

February 4, 2010 --

Bibb investigator accused of perjury; some cases to be thrown out UGA athetic director gets $90K pay hike ATL Council digs deeper into ‘unorthodox’ construction funding DeKalb educators take $382K Hollywood retreat Georgia gets ‘D’ from voter rights group Former Clayton police chief back at work DeKalb fires 5th firefighter for response to fatal blaze […]

Dec. 3

December 3, 2009 --

House speaker to resign effective Jan, 1 Bibb school superintendent under ethics investigation Base closure savings inflated Floyd County 911 took 22 minutes to dispatch police to 2nd location

‘Model practices,’ excessive pay reported at Floyd hospital

July 21, 2009 --

Floyd County’s medical center exhibits some “model practices” in indigent care and strong community outreach, a statewide consumer group reported today. But CEO Kurt Stuenkel makes a salary comparable to some Fortune 500 executives, and the hospital charges huge mark-ups on some services — nearly 2,500 percent for anesthesiology, Georgia Watch said.