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May 20-27, 2013

May 28, 2013 --

The fight for Wilcox County’s first integrated prom Former Atlanta schools’ tech exec under federal probe Fayette voting rights case could have implications for Gainesville Lawyer: Indicted state Rep. Tyrone Brooks did nothing wrong Legal woes piling up for Ga. democratic chair More favoritism allegations in Douglas Co. DA’s office examined Georgia high court frets […]

Rep. Brooks indicted for alleged $1M embezzlement

Rep. Brooks indicted for alleged $1M embezzlement
May 16, 2013 --

Tyrone Brooks, a Georgia state legislator for 33 years, has been indicted for allegedly misappropriating nearly $1 million from two organizations that he falsely represented as charities, authorities said today. A federal grand jury charged that he used the money to pay for personal expenses, including home repairs, furniture, lawn service, life insurance, entertainment, utilities, food and clothing, dry cleaning, electronic equipment and jewelry.

Ethics hearing set for Fulton Commissioner Lynne Riley

Ethics hearing set for Fulton Commissioner Lynne Riley
May 27, 2010 --

After getting the silent treatment for nearly a year, the Fulton County Ethics Board wants Commissioner Lynne Riley to answer charges that she’s not acting in the best interest of county citizens.