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Ex-Fulton sheriff skates on $40K in illegal donations

Ex-Fulton sheriff skates on $40K in illegal donations
November 4, 2011 --

Eight years after the fact, former Fulton County Sheriff Jacqueline Barrett is off the hook for accepting $40,000 in illegal campaign contributions that played a part in her removal from office. The Georgia Campaign Finance Commission, acknowledging procedural errors, dismissed a complaint over the donations, which were associated with a shaky $7.2 million investment made with money under her control.

Aug. 20

August 20, 2011 --

Parent of student sprayed with Lysol demands answers Immigration officials agree to release jailed students Amid budget cuts, UGA officials defend resort retreat Ethics commission vice-chair resigns to consider Senate bid Fulton Co. property owners report errors in tax bills    

Northpoint Hospitality Group, $2 million

Northpoint Hospitality Group, $2 million
May 23, 2011 --

Owners of an undeveloped Midtown parking lot will get a $2 million break on future property taxes so Hilton can build a hotel there.

Feb. 18

February 19, 2010 --

Metro property owners were overcharged ATL woman, 61, arrested for asking ‘Why?’ Amid police probe, Marietta judge continued to hold court FBI interviews SCLC officials in Georgia Bibb school officals face another ethics probe Augusta chemical plant to pay $171K more in emissi0ns fees