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Across Georgia

...official is guilty of perjuryDECATUR, GA. - A suspended DeKalb County official accused of pressuring vendors for campaign...verdicts were announced Wednesday in the trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-01/across-georgia
DeKalb County CEO found guilty

DECATUR, Ga. - A suspended DeKalb County official accused of pressuring vendors for campaign...announced late Wednesday morning in the trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis . WSB-TV reports Ellis was acquitted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-01/dekalb-county-ceo-found-guil
Cop not liable for police dog action

ATLANTA -- A DeKalb County police officer will not be held liable...performance of official duties."As a DeKalb County Police officer and dog handler, Eshleman...this case, there is no evidence that DeKalb County gave specific direction to Eshleman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-30/cop-not-liable-police-dog-ac
Richmond County yet to see same-sex couple wed

...Fulton County, a gay couple exchanged vows just minutes after the Supreme Court decision about 10 a.m. Friday. DeKalb County opened its courthouse Satur day for couples to marry, and about 40 more said "I do" at a hotel in Atlan ta's Buckhead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-29/richmond-county-yet-see-same-
In Atlanta, congestion could stall progress

...time made $75 million in bonding available to transit systems across the state. MARTA expanded outside Fulton and DeKalb counties for the first time in 2014 after Clayton County voters approved bus service.The net effect is positive, but challenges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/atlanta-congestion-could-s
Georgia grapples with abuse of seniors

...in the GBI budget to hire eight agents dedicated to elder abuse.A case of elder abuse was recently prosecuted in DeKalb County where two brothers were given 20-year sentences for swindling senior citizens in a roofing scam. Keith and Jeffrey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-18/georgia-grapples-abuse
Roofing scam cheated elderly

DECATUR, Ga. - DeKalb County prosecutors say two brothers convicted of swindling senior citizens in a roofing scam have been given 20-year sentences. District...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-17/roofing-scam-cheated-elderly
Georgia high court reverses murder conviction in Dunwoody shooting

...moments after Russell Snei der man dropped off his 3-year-old son at Dunwoody Prep daycare, prosecutors said.The DeKalb County dis trict attorney's office is prepared to retry Neuman, spokesman Erik Burton said.Neuman will remain in custody...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-15/georgia-high-court-rev
Governor Nathan Deal names Robyn Crittenden to head the Department of Human Services

...affairs-contracts for the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.She was also an assistant county attorney in DeKalb County and an associate at the law firm of Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy.Crittenden received a bachelor's degree...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-09/governor-names-human-service
Across Georgia

...without bond Monday. Doug las could not be reached for comment.DeKalb halts use of purchasing cardsDECATUR, GA. - DeKalb County's CEO says he is halting taxpayer-funded charge cards for government officials.Interim CEO Lee May said outside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-08/across-georgia