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Sept. 26

September 26, 2010 --

Feds probe ATL schools Repeat offender clogs ATL justice system

Finalist for DeKalb housing chief could have a conflict

Finalist for DeKalb housing chief could have a conflict
September 26, 2010 --

The DeKalb County Housing Authority — already beset with questions about gifts of money or services from vendors — may be about to hire another vendor as its next executive director. If Eugene P. “Pete” Walker Jr. becomes DeKalb’s new public housing chief, he will oversee the job performance of his current employer, Mercy Housing Southeast, a non-profit paid to manage several of the authority’s properties. He’s currently Mercy’s president. Walker, one of three finalists for the housing job, also runs Millennium Development Partners, a for-profit company that does financial and bond consulting for the housing authority. Read on…

Sept. 25

September 25, 2010 --

Campaign paid $135K to lease aircraft from firm Deal co-owns Tech professor, 2 others face $2M racketeering charge 4th lawsuit filed against bishop; Long tells followers ‘we will arise’ Has Oxendine unleashed an army of loan companies on consumers?

September 24, 2010 --

Scholarships went to people tied to Ga. congressman Deal discloses finances again, says he’s not insolvent Beazer Homes fraud settlement questioned Ga. 400 tolls to be extended to 2020

Sept. 23

September 24, 2010 --

Fired Dalton judge questions city motives

Sept. 22

September 22, 2010 --

3rd sexual coercion suit filed against Bishop Eddie Long Plan would allow some Ga. colleges to ban illegal immigrants Medical College name change costs state $2.9M Saxby Chambliss says gay slur originated with his office DeKalb commission stemed over severance APD lieutenant fired for golfing on the job Savannah ordered to pay $17M for parking […]

Sept. 21

September 21, 2010 --

Men allege sexual coercion by prominent ATL pastor Daughter’s bankruptcy papers didn’t mention Deal ATL school board member to face ethics hearing Still more judge trouble in long-running Fayette divorce case Hall’s closed meeting vote may be illegal Dalton ousts judge, administrator Plant Vogtle workers’ testing incomplete

Whistleblowers: Homeless money diverted, we lost our jobs

Whistleblowers: Homeless money diverted, we lost our jobs
September 21, 2010 --

Two whistleblowers are preparing to sue Fulton County Manager Zachary Williams, claiming he eliminated their jobs because they reported waste and fraud in county government. The potential plaintiffs told Williams that more than $150,000 in county funds — disguised as payments for homeless shelter supplies — had bought lavish linens, Chiavari wedding chairs and other supplies for an employee’s private event-planning business, their attorney said.

Sept. 20

September 20, 2010 --

Dueling investigations into APS test cheating Investigators of judges seek more funding Former secret test site could become ATL reservoir Top Ga. court sides with ATL cop in shooting

Caucuses’ spending limits fuzzy

Caucuses' spending limits fuzzy
September 20, 2010 --

Former lobbyist Rusty Kidd, voters were told last year, once paid for strippers to entertain legislators on a jaunt to Daufuskie Island, S.C.: “He used young women as a tool to get what he wanted and make money.” The House and Senate Democratic caucuses since last year have spent at least $110,000 on attacks like […]