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April 17

April 17, 2010 --

DeKalb school exec Pope gave architecture firms the axe Police ties to Roethlisberger still in question Judge: Cobb SPLOST can fund artificial turf Augusta judge issues restraining order against probation company HUD to Bishop: Albany should give our money back

March 21

March 21, 2010 --

Legislative leaders sign off on ethics reform with loopholes New questions about how Pat Pope awarded DeKalb school projects

Lawyers: Was DeKalb schools’ Pat Pope a bigamist?

Lawyers: Was DeKalb schools' Pat Pope a bigamist?
March 16, 2010 --

MULTIPLE CHOICE: When did Pat Pope, a central figure in the criminal investigation of DeKalb County school construction contracts, divorce her first husband?

  • 2001
  • 2003
  • 2006 (after marrying husband #2)

NOT-SO-HELPFUL HINT: At one time or another, she’s cited each of those years as the correct date.

Jan. 27

January 27, 2010 --

DeKalb schools chief: Pope associates made money off of system Troy Davis attorneys say DA withheld exculpatory evidence Officers did not follow policy on warrants against DeKalb commissioner 7 lawmakers didn’t take furlough days Madison EMS workers dodge punishment for falsifying timecards Marietta mayor pitches ethics code change Claims of racial, gender bias in Barrow […]

DA: DeKalb school construction probe ‘complex & enormous’

DA: DeKalb school construction probe 'complex & enormous'
October 5, 2009 --

An inquiry into DeKalb County schools’ construction contracts continues, with no hint as to how much longer it will take. District Attorney Gwen Keyes-Fleming has said virtually nothing about the case since Superintendent Crawford Lewis sent her results of an internal review in February. “The case is complex and enormous in scope which is resulting in an extended investigation. We will share our findings when we complete the investigation,” Keyes-Fleming said Friday in a e-mailed statement.