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June 28

June 28, 2009 --

Unstable mental patients freed by flawed system Atlanta philanthropists lost $1.9 million to Okun scam Grandson killed: A life of turmoil cut short Inman Park Properties’ strategy hurts some Atlanta neighborhoods State doesn’t fund law for taser training Woodmen’s youth campground mired in years of legal dispute Cobb superintendent accused of hiding project

June 27

June 27, 2009 --

Bibb residents ask court to reconsider ruling in secret land buys

Telfair sheriff Jimmie Williamson to serve 3 years for misusing county funds

Telfair sheriff Jimmie Williamson to serve 3 years for misusing county funds
June 26, 2009 --

Former Telfair County Sheriff Jimmie Williamson will serve three years in federal prison for misusing county funds, federal prosecutors announced. According to testimony, Williamson paid for an all-terrain vehicle with county funds, pocketed fines intended for the Probate Court and kept $5,000 seized in a traffic stop for himself, according to the Macon Telegraph.

Grady board’s chair doctored his contract, ex-CEO says

Grady board's chair doctored his contract, ex-CEO says
June 26, 2009 --

By MAGGIE LEE Ex-Grady Hospital CEO Otis Story claims state Rep. Pamela Stephenson secretly rewrote his contract so she could take his $600,000-a-year job and cut him out of his severance pay. In newly filed court papers, Story contends that Stephenson deleted three pages from his employment agreement and inserted a six-month probationary clause without […]

June 26

June 26, 2009 --

Ex-employees, others indicted in DeKalb ticket-fixing

Sembler donations went undisclosed until election was over

Sembler donations went undisclosed until election was over
June 25, 2009 --

By JIM WALLS June 25, 2009 — Eugene Walker failed to disclose nearly $20,000 in campaign donations from a developer seeking a multimillion-dollar tax break until after his Dec. 2 election to the DeKalb County school board. The donations – and Walker’s service on both the school board and the DeKalb Development Authority — have […]

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 24

June 24, 2009 --

Former Rep. Swindall indicted for lying, again Cornerstone Ministries betrayed them by straying from mission, investors say

Stephenson: Ex-Grady CEO’s sexual innuendo slandered her

Stephenson: Ex-Grady CEO's sexual innuendo slandered her
June 23, 2009 --

You thought the years-long soap opera swirling around the top brass at Grady Memorial Hospital couldn’t get any weirder? Think again. State Rep. Pamela Stephenson, in newly filed court papers, claims fired Grady CEO Otis Story slandered her last year. She alleges Story told others that she was sexually available and that she orchestrated his […]

Oxendine gets advisory opinion as probe of $120K continues

Oxendine gets advisory opinion as probe of $120K continues
June 23, 2009 --

Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine may be personally off the hook for accepting $120,000 in campaign funds from two Alabama-based political action committees, according to language in a new opinion from the State Ethics Commission. But the opinion does not directly address the amount of the contributions, which may have far exceeded limits set by state […]

June 23

June 23, 2009 --

4 years after attacks, courthouse lacks security plan State WIC exec under scrutiny