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April 22

April 22, 2010 --

Baker won’t sue Justice Dep’t over citizenship verification MARTA kept part of lease-back deals off books Judge Caldwell admits he made inappropriate comments Mountain Circuit’s Judge Cornwell was under investigation Attorney general: Looks like budget is illegal Perdue makes ethics group’s worst governors list New CRCT cheating charge probed in Richmond County Rome city schools: […]

Jan. 24

January 24, 2010 --

No-bid deal costs DeKalb schools Bad checks, foreclosure, unpaid bills plague DeKalb commissioner Title insurance company accused of overcharging Cobb grand jury focused mainly on new school calendar Report: Man supplied Vick with steroids Richmond County Superior Court resolving criminal cases sooner

Jan. 23

January 23, 2010 --

Report: GA foster care system lacking oversight Group asks consumer affairs chief to act in energy rate cases Tax cheats could be barred from holding elected office Convicted murderer gets new trial after Fulton courts lose transcript Madison County EMS employees paid others to work GBI, sheriff question DeKalb’s handling of wanted commissioner Clayton chief […]

John Thompson, fired Clayton County school sup’t: $367,371

January 8, 2010 --

John Thompson, fired after just 11 months from his Clayton County post, ranked as the third-best-paid school superintendent in Georgia for 2009. Thompson pocketed about $367,000 in the fiscal year ending June 30. He lost his job in March, less than a year after he’d been hired to turn the school system around and lead it back to accreditation. Check out the rest of the state’s 10 highest-paid superintendents.

Dec. 6

December 6, 2009 --

Why you’re paying too much in property taxes The Capitol as frat house, and the 2010 race for governor Cobb EMC appeal will likely delay election further State to hear claims of Richmond County trial delays More politicians not filing reports of disclosure

Oct. 22

October 22, 2009 --

John Lewis: 4-year-olds are getting federal tax credits for buying homes Did Milton council member bribe opponent? Fayette commissioner gets probation, fine for marijuana possession Outside experts to review Atlanta test scores Savannah River fourth most polluted in nation Report: Toxic releases high in Richmond County State cracks down on group homes Georgia among least […]

Sept. 18

September 18, 2009 --

Study: Legislators’ portfolios perform abnormally well … Grady dialysis patients may not get care in other states … Questions surround developer’s donation to Richmond County commissioner … East Point mayor cleared of allegations of lying Oglethorpe County school money misused … Glynn County grand jury faults DA’s office … After a year, Rockdale ethics study […]

Sept. 13

September 14, 2009 --

Legislature slashed watchdog agency State ethics panel OKs sanctions in Richmond County sex scandal Carroll County group plans to file recall paperwork

Aug. 16

August 16, 2009 --

Screws tight on Georgia banks Refunds promised for gas gouging rare Imperial Sugar executive says CEO tried to shush her Richmond County Circuit turns again to senior judges on taxpayers’ dime Columbus denied $5.5M from stimulus for NCR

July 26

July 26, 2009 --

Death highlights lack of regulation at ‘psychoeducational’ schools Richmond County: 89 percent of students found guilty at tribunals