Fri., November 15, 2013 12:13pm
This week, Gov. Nathan Deal suspended a state Senator under indictment. Don Balfour allegedly claimed reimbursements when he wasn't on Senate business. At his suspension hearing Wednesday, his attorney said the errors were inadvertent.
Wed., July 17, 2013 2:56am
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has announced he'll suspend indicted DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis. The announcement at the state Capitol during a press conference Tuesday afternoon came a day after a three-person panel voted unanimously to recommend suspension for Ellis.
Fri., June 28, 2013 10:09am
A panel appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal voted unanimously Friday not to suspend state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, (D)-Atlanta, from office. Brooks was indicted in May on 30 counts of tax fraud and other charges related to what the U.S. Attorney’s Office has called the “Universal Humanities Scheme” and the “GABEO Scheme.”
Wed., February 27, 2013 2:19pm
A state lawsuit by six members of the DeKalb County School board challenging Governor Nathan Deal's power to suspend them has been dismissed. The six were suspended Monday by the Governor after a reccommendation by the State Board of Education.
Fri., February 22, 2013 2:41pm
Gov. Nathan Deal is set to announce whether he'll suspend members of the DeKalb County School Board. Deal is set to make a decision Monday. During a roughly 14-hour hearing Thursday, the Georgia Board of Education voted to suspend six of nine school board members.
Wed., December 14, 2011 11:02am
The district began investigating after Robert Champion, a former band member at one of the district's schools, died last month in what is believed to be hazing at a Florida A&M University. Champion attended Southwest DeKalb High, whose band is suspended, along with another Florida A&M student who says she was beaten so severely she could barely walk.