Tag Archives: DeKalb County

DeKalb County Commission happenings

Lots to tell on the county side of DeKalb government. After much arguing and debate, Lee May is finally stepping down from his 5th district commission seat. He had been holding two county positions (we are unsure if he was … Continue reading

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Parent Councils United: Advancing the Superintendent Search

PARENT COUNCILS UNITED — SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH RECOMMENDATION Parent Councils United, with membership from throughout DeKalb County, works to strengthen our school district by providing a collaborative forum for educational issues. Our focus is promoting a stronger school system with positive … Continue reading

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The slow implosion occurring in DeKalb County, Georgia

Corruption is getting out of control in DeKalb. A year ago, a Grand jury allege[d] widespread DeKalb corruption. Not much was done about it and today, the corruption is so thick, it’s hard to see a way clear. Our school … Continue reading

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New report quantifies DeKalb’s woes

A new $300,000 report generated by a Texas firm has just been released, revealing that DeKalb county is in pretty serious trouble. And the school system is a big part of the problem. After all, it’s nearly impossible to entice … Continue reading

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Update on the Fight Against Corruption

From Stan Jester’s Fact Checker blog — Pat Reid and Tony Pope The jury was selected this week, and in opening statements yesterday, the defense attorneys for Reid and Pope said the defendants will testify about the racketeering and theft … Continue reading

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