Category Archives: Heery Mitchell Civil Case

New indictment means smaller case against former DeKalb school superintendent and others

Posted: 12:00 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 BY RHONDA COOK – THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION Former DeKalb County School Superintendent Crawford Lewis, his former chief operating officer and her ex-husband are facing a third version of a racketeering case first brought … Continue reading

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DeKalb legal spending out of control

AJC writers Nancy Badertscher and Ty Tagami are reporting today that DeKalb is outspending all other area districts on legal fees. In fact, DeKalb spends more on legal fees than Gwinnett, Cobb and Fulton combined. Check out this chart compiled … Continue reading

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DeKalb school system sued over spending on lawyers

Ty Tagami has posted a very important article at the AJC online about the Heery Mitchell case.  It appears that Heery and a private citizen have teemed up to sue DeKalb schools for illegally spending itself into the ground and … Continue reading

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The elephants in the palace

On the heels of the first meeting of the new DeKalb School Board, and now that reality has set in, we would like to revisit several “Big” items that are still lurking in the halls of the Palace, presenting major hurdles … Continue reading

Posted in Board of Education Meetings, Crawford Lewis, Criminal / RICO Trials, DeKalb County [GA] Board of Education, DeKalb County, Georgia, Fraud & Corruption, Heery Mitchell Civil Case, SPLOST III, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 83 Comments

The vortex of DeKalb: A long, slow flush

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As Yogi Berra used to say, “It’s déjà vu all over again!” Yes, folks, welcome to the perpetual vortex called DeKalb. We have been living one long, never-ending Groundhog Day for over a decade now. We’ve enjoyed a 10 year … Continue reading

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