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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

Aug. 9

August 9, 2011 --

NAACP suit: Fayette Co. disenfranchises blacks Death rates worse at two ATL hospitals $645K in bonuses paid to APS schools named in cheating scandal Ex-APS official ousted in Texas Dem leader accuses GOP of ‘purging’ white Democrats DeKalb commissioner grants raise as county axes jobs Family Commission Director Resigns, Office may be restructured

Nov. 17

November 17, 2010 --

Ethics complaints filed against Perdue Indicted Gwinnett commissioner steps aside Nahmias campaign acknowledges campaign e-mail error South Ga. NAACP branch officers removed

June 12

June 12, 2010 --

Clayton school board to vote on censure of Goree State Election Board reprimands Carroll County NAACP

Feb. 9

February 9, 2010 --

Former Clayton Co. NAACP treasurer charged with pilfering funds Augusta chemical company fined $800K for airborne release Bibb County school superintendent to step down for $198K Millions for Cobb parkland ‘highly unlikely’ Former Glock lawyer faces charges of theft, racketeering Brunswick nursing home faces state sanctions

Car dealers protected from new consumer protection agency

Car dealers protected from new consumer protection agency
October 29, 2009 --

Last week, the House Financial Services Committee voted to establish a new Consumer Financial Protection Agency. The agency would have broad authority – but thanks to fierce lobbying, it’ll also have big gaps. Consumer advocates point to an exemption for auto dealers as one that’s particularly worrisome.

Atlanta NAACP accuses former executive, aide of $275K fraud

Atlanta NAACP accuses former executive, aide of $275K fraud
October 14, 2009 --

Atlanta NAACP leaders have accused former executive director Judith Withers-Hanson and an aide of stealing $275,000 over a six-year period, according to a police incident report. The pair allegedly charged personal expenses including tuition, dental work, meals and furniture, then covered their tracks with false entries in the organization’s books, the report said.

Aug. 29

August 29, 2009 --

Macon NAACP challenges ruling that ended firing oversight Court halts recall effort against Fayette commissioner busted for pot Douglas County election challenge sent to attorney general Brantley County jail beds intended to raise revenue lay empty

June 25

June 25, 2009 --

APD officer says health claim for heart attack was denied New board, office to tackle transparency, accountability in DeKalb NAACP challenges Forsyth, Gwinnett school transfers 3 to be reported in Glynn cheating scandal

June 14

June 14, 2009 --

Oxendine donors previously used controversial tactics GBI files complaint over judge’s conduct Suspension rates for black students out of line, says NAACP