Kenerly’s service to Gwinnett stained by bribery charges
Mayor vows probe of alleged APD data destruction DeKalb jail posts man’s photo wrongly for years ATL may have to write off $10M in tickets Fulton County fires chief jailer Bubber Epps’ website may pose state ethics violation
Longtime Atlanta City Council member Cleta Winslow will pay a $1,500 fine and $5,420 restitution for using city funds to print campaign literature and pay campaign workers to hand it out, under terms of a consent order OK’d Thursday. The order has no effect on the outcome of the November 2009 election. Winslow squeaked by to win a fifth term, avoiding a runoff by about 120 votes.
Indicted Gwinnett commissioner refuses to resign Attorney challenges ruling by judge facing drug, gun charges Bibb industrial site may go on Superfund list
A flawed bidding process indirectly allowed Nathan Deal’s Gainesville auto salvage business to nearly double its annual income from state inspections. Procurement records contain nothing to suggest that Deal, then Georgia’s 9th District congressman, or any of his staff members influenced the state’s decision to overturn the bidding. Losing the state contract — and the flat fee paid by vehicle owners — allowed Gainesville Salvage Disposal to earn an extra $415,000.
Justice Dept. pushes to move patients out of mental hospitals Gwinnett commissioner accused in $1M bribery case Lawsuit: ATL police erased evidence in Eagle bar raid Donors to Barnes, Deal have interest in casinos, Sunday sales MARTA fiscal watchdog now bankrupt EPA proposed Bibb industrial site for Superfund list
Troy Davis must appeal directly to Supreme Court DeKalb DA candidate was suspended by State Bar — twice Publisher of North Fulton’s Beacon newspaper is on candidate’s payroll Marietta schools to close food warehouse, retrain staff Anti-immigration group with alleged ‘Nazi ties’ backed 2 Ga. congressmen State, feds reach mental health settlement Barnes campaign ad […]
Georgia today agreed to expand community care to keep thousands of people with mental illness out of its substandard, and sometimes deadly, psychiatric hospitals. The agreement settles a 3-year-old lawsuit brought by the Justice Department after my pals Andy Miller (left) and Alan Judd at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution rolled out a shocking series of stories about the state’s failures in mental health care.
Ex-Rep. Nathan Deal paid $245K to aide’s wife ATL school board refuses on 5-4 vote to undo controversial actions ATL school board rejects ethics sanctions against member (who voted against undoing controversial actions) Governor orders probe of Dougherty Co. school system Dwindling fish won’t change reactor plans
Fayette bank, developer went down together ATL school board warned of accreditation vulnerability