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July 16

July 16, 2012 --

  DFCS knew Cobb girl wasn’t being fed months before death The ‘independent’ effort to protect state Senate Republicans How Fulton jail’s and non-profit’s policies help spread HIV Powerful legislators led failed banks Delays, cost increases plague nation’s new nuclear projects Audit: New food-safety law not being strictly enforced Henry Co. lawmaker reimburses campaign for […]

Lawyers: Was DeKalb schools’ Pat Pope a bigamist?

Lawyers: Was DeKalb schools' Pat Pope a bigamist?
March 16, 2010 --

MULTIPLE CHOICE: When did Pat Pope, a central figure in the criminal investigation of DeKalb County school construction contracts, divorce her first husband?

  • 2001
  • 2003
  • 2006 (after marrying husband #2)

NOT-SO-HELPFUL HINT: At one time or another, she’s cited each of those years as the correct date.

Oct. 4

October 4, 2009 --

Georgia hospitals rated ‘weak’ No government body is making sure Imperial rebuild minimizes sugar dust hazards Atlanta water, sewer rates among nation’s highest Judge Marvin Arrington responds to allegation of lenient sentencing Atlanta police answer questions about Eagle raid Hall County SPLOST money pays for workers Lawrenceville mayor admits guilt in voting controversy

DeKalb blog: ‘Decrepit … disgusting’ conditions at Cross Keys HS

DeKalb blog: 'Decrepit ... disgusting' conditions at Cross Keys HS
July 11, 2009 --

Cross Keys High School was scheduled for a complete makeover in SPLOST II, the DeKalb school system’s last cycle of projects funded by local sales taxes. Other projects ran over budget, and Cross Keys was passed by. Now, DeKalb County School Watch has posted a commentary and photo essay on conditions on the campus, including homeless squatters, classrooms and grounds in disrepair, and antiquated equipment.