Georgia agency plays keep away with Medicaid records

7:00 am Nov. 22, 2017

Should Georgians have the right to see how state government contractors plan to rectify contract violations?

Not if the contractor in question says no. That’s how the Georgia Department of Community Health sees it, anyway.

In light

Child molestation arrest slips through school background checks

8:00 am Sep. 5, 2017

Despite his arrest years ago for child molestation, Joseph Melvin Farrington had a way of landing jobs that gave him access to kids.

He worked at a church child care program in Cobb County until last month when a parent brought his 2000 arrest to the attention of church officials. Farrington abruptly resigned.

But a different job in his recent past raises fresh questions about the state’s background check system for public

Black residents in coastal Georgia area feel targeted by local sheriff

11:09 am Nov. 1, 2016

Nearly every black resident I spoke with in McIntosh County last month for our front page story that ran Sunday had an experience getting stopped by local law enforcement for a minor infraction or they knew someone who’d been stopped.

Here’s a video of John Littles, a local community organizer, describing how he was stopped one morning by a local deputy and how the deputy’s reasoning for stopping him seemed

Gas shortage prompted angry emails to Ga. governor

7:30 am Sep. 26, 2016

In the hours and days after the Colonial Pipeline gasoline leak in Alabama, industry leaders and citizens began lighting up Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal’s email asking for help.

The Sept. 9 leak in Shelby County, Ala.,