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Atlanta councilwoman DUI

ATLANTA - A longtime member of the Atlanta City Council has pleaded guilty to a charge of driving under the influence and has been sentenced to probation.WSB-TV reports Councilwoman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-05/atlanta-councilwoman-dui
Fred Russell's firing one of year's top stories

...annually plus a car allowance, retirement plan and insurance, significantly less than the average pay in most metro Atlanta cities and counties that responded to a 2012 Georgia salary survey.Since 2009, commissioners had complained the most about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-12-30/fred-russells-firing-one
Georgia high court orders disbarment of Atlanta City Councilman Willis

...The Georgia Supreme Court ordered the revocation of an Atlanta city councilman's right to practice law in the state on...been a Georgia State Bar member since 2006, on the Atlanta City Council since 2001 and faces re-election in November...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-07/georgia-high-court-orders-dis
Committee tells commissioners they shouldn't do work for city

...that we are softening up the stance," Mason said.Jurisdictions vary greatly in their approach. Most metro Atlanta cities and counties use an ethics board to rule on conflicts. State procurement law allows certain officials to bid on projects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-05-21/committee-tells-commissi
'Duck Dynasty' figure stolen; reward offered

...crossed, went missing between Wednesday night and Thursday morning in the town of Ball Ground about 50 miles north of Atlanta.City Clerk Karen Jordan tells the Cherokee Tribune that the scarecrow was a favorite in the city's inaugural scarecrow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-10-21/duck-dynasty-figure-stolen-r
Atlanta councilman disbarred

ATLANTA - The Georgia Supreme Court has ordered the revocation of an Atlanta city councilman's right to practice law in the state.The high court issued an opinion Monday finding that Councilman Lamar Willis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-07/atlanta-councilman-dis
Across the region

...can't even begin to imagine. I keep thinking I'm going to wake up."Atlanta leader is facing DUI chargeATLANTA - An Atlanta city councilwoman is facing charges including drunken driving after a traffic stop Tuesday.A police officer stopped Winslow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-09/across-region
Lawsuit seeks runoff in U.S. House District 7

...includes filing lawsuits.Bromell Tinubu was not the choice of the party's establishment. The 59-year-old former Atlanta city councilwoman resigned her seat in the Georgia Legislature in December after moving back to her family home in Georgetown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-06-15/lawsuit-seeks-runoff-us-house-distr
Atlanta to pay $250,000 to settle lawsuit over police candidate with HIV

...Department."The case is the most recent involving allegations of mistreatment by police officers.In March, the Atlanta City Council approved a $330,000 payment in a separate lawsuit stemming from a 2009 police raid at the Atlanta Eagle gay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-08-22/atlanta-pay-250000-settle-lawsuit-o
Morris Brown College faces foreclosure

...This is heartbreaking and not only a sad day in the life of Morris Brown, but in black academia," said former Atlanta City Councilman Derrick Boazman, who is a 1990 Morris Brown graduate."The school is needed now more than ever," he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-08-23/morris-brown-college-face