Mon., May 6, 2013 12:00pm
A state agency has issued its first-ever yearly report on deaths of children involved in the child protection system. It found unusually high numbers of deaths in some parts of Georgia. The report by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services analyzed the causes of the deaths and identified ways the agency could improve both its prevention and responses to deaths.
Mon., May 6, 2013 10:00am
A new state audit says county coroners across Georgia aren't reporting suicides and all suspicious deaths to the State Medical Examiner's Office as required by law. Officials acknowledge such cases may not be reported as required, but they have not taken action to address the issue.
Fri., March 15, 2013 12:47pm
A state audit has found several cases of potential fraud and abuse in a $210 million-a-year program designed to help low-income parents cover their costs for child care.
Thu., November 15, 2012 10:30am
An audit report found that despite a school board's decision to cut 150 positions from its central office, only 109 might have been eliminated -- and DeKalb Schools officials can't find the detailed list of people and positions that were to have been cut.
Wed., November 14, 2012 11:15am
A school board near Atlanta has received a long-awaited audit of the system's finances, but isn't sharing it with the public. DeKalb County Schools spokesman Jeff Dickerson tells The Associated Press that board members want to digest the information so they can answer questions before they release it publicly.
Fri., September 21, 2012 11:02am
An audit has found that a $25 million shortfall at Georgia Perimeter College was caused by chronic overspending and an inattention to finances by administrators of the suburban Atlanta school. The review by the University System of Georgia was released Thursday.
Tue., August 14, 2012 10:01am
A Fulton County commissioner has asked county leaders to review their contract with an Atlanta development project after reports that taxpayers paid for such things as alcohol and a wedding gift.
Mon., August 13, 2012 10:30am
A city audit is raising concerns about spending by employees working on the Atlanta BeltLine project. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution also reviewed the spending and found taxpayers paid for elaborate staff retreats, stays at pricey hotels, and meals at some of Atlanta's finest restaurants.
Wed., July 11, 2012 6:00am
A state audit released last month said the Georgia Department of Agriculture isn’t doing enough inspections of the highest-risk food processing plants in the state. The department is changing that this month by starting to inspect the riskiest plants more often.
Fri., January 20, 2012 6:03pm
Albany State University's president is responding to an audit showing the school admitted hundreds of freshman who didn't meet minimum requirements. Everette Freeman, president of Albany State University told students and faculty [Friday], the university is moving quickly to prevent the problem from happening again.