High integrity is crucial for politicians to represent the people well

...Mayor Buddy Cianci of Providence, R.I., who was elected twice and resigned twice amid felony convictions; Mayor Bill Campbell of Atlanta, who skated past corruption charges, but nonetheless went to prison for not paying his income taxes; Mayor...

Malcolm Jernigan

...Elizabeth Simpson Jernigan, now residing in Murrells Inlet, SC; four daughters and sons-in-law: Sandra and Bill Campbell of Jackson, SC; Bobbie Bledsoe and Dale Demyan of Trenton, SC; Carolyn and Rick Cashon of Simpsonville, SC; Michelle...

Ga. Supreme Court seat on ballot today

...national attention for prosecuting Olympic bomber Eric Rudolph but also for putting away politicians, from Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell to Savannah legislator Diana Harvey Johnson. Both Wilson and Adkins say he doesn't belong on the court because he's...

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Obama nominates Yates for U.S. attorney

ATLANTA --- A veteran prosecutor who led the federal government's case against former Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell was nominated Thursday to become the next U.S. attorney for the bustling Northern District of Georgia. If confirmed by Congress...

Promoter proposes contract to panel

...Park. He said his dealings with Chastain Ventures were soured by the controversies surrounding former Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell. When the company's co-owners sold all of their stock for about $16 million, Mr. Dickerson sued for a $2...

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Georgia Democrats embrace Clinton

...selected to explain some of the issues in human terms. He'll be followed on the podium by none other than Jesse Jackson. Other Georgians given speaking slots including U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., and Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell.

Across Georgia

Convicted ex-mayor will give up license ATLANTA --- The Georgia Supreme Court has granted former Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell's request to surrender his license to practice law. Mr. Campbell was convicted last year of tax fraud and sentenced...

Across Georgia

Ex-mayor asks to give up his legal license ATLANTA - Former Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell, now serving a prison sentence, has asked the Georgia Supreme Court to allow him to voluntarily surrender his license to practice...

Across Georgia

...supervision of five lifeguards, a city spokesman said. Sentencing of former mayor deemed OK ATLANTA - Former Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell's conviction and 30-month sentence is not unreasonable, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals said. Mr. Campbell...

Across Georgia

Ex-mayor's attorneys want case thrown out ATLANTA - Bill Campbell's lawyers say the former Atlanta mayor's conviction of tax evasion should be thrown out because one of his trial attorneys...