Report: Ga. governments have weak nepotism rules

...appropriately enforced.In one case, Gwinnett County lets an elected official supervise his own girlfriend. An Atlanta city councilman votes on government spending that funds the paychecks of his brothers and sisters. In Clayton County, an employee...

IPO allowed Google to make big bet it can become indispensable

...cost of living steadily escalates."If you already own a home here, you are golden," says Michael Kasperzak, a city councilman in Google's hometown of Mountain View, Calif. "If you don't, you are in a world of hurt."The median price...

Charles Stephens Jr.

...exactly when their mail had arrived. Speakie was very active in the Wrens community serving as a volunteer fireman, city councilman, and an officer for Wrens Memorial Cemetery. He was the last surviving charter member of American Legion Post 229...

Georgia's Democratice Senate candidate, Michelle Nunn, to return contributions linked to ex-convict

...top Democratic recruits this year with a campaign crafted to woo independents.Murrell, a former assistant to a city councilman in Oakland, Calif., was sentenced in 1995 to a year and a day in prison for accepting a bribe from a developer...

Petition pushes Tybee Beach nudity

...doesn't look as if Tybee's too hot for the idea of letting beachgoers rock their birthday suits on the sand.City Councilman Paul Wolff said having a nude section of the beach wouldn't work well with Tybee's image as a family friendly...

Grovetown councilman dies

Grovetown City Councilman Dale Stoddard died early Monday.After concerned friends and relatives weren't able to reach Stoddard, 64, during the weekend...

Ex-Sen. Ford to pay $45,000; 2nd case sent to AG

...the $14,758, he said.Runyon has represented Ford since he faced allegations of forgery in 1977 as a Charleston city councilman. Ford was suspended after allegations that he signed people's names to an annexation petition. He was reinstated...

Ex-SRS worker leads panel for workers' comp

Former North Augusta city Councilman Thomas Scott Beck, 55, was confirmed this month as chairman of the seven-person state Workers' Compensation Commission.

Georgia group aims to restore forgotten cemeteries

...stumbled upon the cemetery and notified city officials.James Brooks, a member of the mission, said Gainesville City Councilman George Wangemann told him about the cemetery after it was discovered and he investigated.Mission members and youth...

Atlanta may sell aging civic center

...selling a major event venue - the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports City Councilman Kwanza Hall introduced legislation Monday that could pave the way for the city to sell the aging performing arts center...