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Feb. 11-17, 2013

February 19, 2013 --

SEC complaint filed over City of ATL pension investment DeKalb grand jury wants to unseal its probe of CEO APS outspends every system in state Years after scandal, APS gets millions in E-rate dollars Atlanta losing millions on 75-year Underground lease FBI to investigate Savannah metro police complaints Lawmakers back private talks on Ga. school […]

May 29

May 29, 2012 --

Senate leader Balfour piles up freebies Stadiums’ costs outweighing revenue potential Cherokee Co. grand jury may look into deal with wood recycling company Atlanta Citizen Review Board under scrutiny Questions remain about firefighters’ air packs Ocmulgee Circuit judge retires facing investigation Reward never paid to witness in 2003 cop killing case Council member lives outside […]

Jan. 20

January 20, 2012 --

Loophole allows big tobacco’s $40K gift to Cagle’s PAC to go undisclosed in Georgia Georgia gets low marks in fighting tobacco Report: DeKalb schools have too many administrators Tapes show ex-superintendent bullying state official over cheating investigation Judge: ATL must turn over more documents to losing airport bidders Two new suits filed against ATL over […]

Jan. 11

January 11, 2012 --

DeKalb convenes grand jury to probe possible watershed corruption Second time a charm for two airport concession bidders City loses court hearing in battle over airport concession case Fayette Co. school board settles voting lawsuit with NAACP

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.

Jan. 5

January 5, 2012 --

Georgians on the hook for failed ethanol facility Grand jury will hear corruption charges against ex-Clayton Co. sheriff ATL airport contracts still stirring protest 2 resign, 2 fired in Albany CRCT scandal

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

Nov. 16

November 16, 2011 --

Hundreds of officers are no-shows at DUI hearings Clayton Co. grand jury to question ex-sheriff Victor Hill Lobbyists pay $5,000+ for Cagle golf outing Children charged with sex crimes back in school Gwinnett approves new ethics rules

Oct. 23

October 23, 2011 --

ATL high schools broke rules to meet performance standards Ga. jobs plan slammed as a waste Mixed verdict on Gwinnett’s response to grand jury Climate, drought info difficult to access under Deal’s new climatologist

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

Jan. 19

January 19, 2011 --

ATL public schools put on probation Feds sue state senator, other officials of failed bank Did cops try to cover up Conyers bar fight? Towing loophole means some cars gone for good Indicted Gwinnett commissioner challenges grand jury DeKalb approves $73K raise for superintendent City credit card spending angers East Point residents Macon flights losing […]

Jan. 8

January 8, 2011 --

Prosecutors: Cobb EMC saga began with broken promise UPS, FedEx are subjects of antitrust investigation Federal lawsuit claims discrimination in DeKalb Fire Department New panel formed to examine issues around church finances Cobb Co. manager answers grand jury’s questions Bed of Athens stream tainted