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June 22

June 22, 2011 --

Ex-APS official: Hall ordered destruction of documents tied to cheating Ga. law raises questions about Columbus probate judge’s role as executor Police haven’t trained to enforce Ga.’s new immigration law Fort McPherson authority ending fiscal year in red Inmate shot inside Fulton Co. jail Chatham’s award of library contract scrutinized

Iraq water bribes net 17-year sentence for Fort McPherson official

September 14, 2009 --

A former Fort McPherson official was sentenced to federal prison today for taking bribes to steer $66 million in contracts to provide water to U.S. troops in Iraq. Richard E. Long, 63, of St. Augustine, Fla., was convicted in February of accepting $549,700 in bribes from Mack S. Smith to help Smith’s company win the Army’s business. Long got 17 1/2 years, while Smith, also convicted in February, got 12 1/2 years. I wasn’t there, but I can pass on the news release …