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DeKalb County CEO found guilty

DECATUR, Ga. - A suspended DeKalb County official accused of pressuring vendors for campaign contributions...were 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
Augusta credit union merged with larger, Atlanta credit union

...according to NCUA.Peach State is a $280 million credit union that serves more than 44,000 members in Barrow, Clarke, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Jackson, Oconee and Walton counties."The Richmond Community team is excited about this partnership and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-06/augusta-credit-union-merge
Cop not liable for police dog action

ATLANTA -- A DeKalb County police officer will not be held...performance of official duties."As a DeKalb County Police officer and dog handler...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
Across Georgia

...Suspended official is guilty of perjuryDECATUR, GA. - A suspended DeKalb County official accused of pressuring vendors for campaign contributions...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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-17/roofing-scam-cheated-elderly
Richmond County yet to see same-sex couple wed

...2."In 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

...the first 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
Dog hung from bridge near Atlanta

ATLANTA - DeKalb County Police are looking for any information about a dog they said was found dead, hanging on a chain off of a bridge in southeast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-22/dog-hung-bridge-near-atlanta
Across Georgia

Retrial of suspended CEO set for MondayDECATUR, GA. - The retrial of a suspended DeKalb County official accused of pressuring vendors for campaign contributions is set to begin next week.Suspended county CEO Burrell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-30/across-georgia
DeKalb County agrees to policy changes to protect rights of people who can't pay court fines

ATLANTA - DeKalb County agreed to policy changes meant to protect the rights of people who...debts, Choudhury said when the suit was filed. The ACLU singled out DeKalb County because it has collected more revenue than any other municipality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-19/dekalb-county-agrees-p