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Former DeKalb Clerk Looks to Oust Successor

Janet Conley, Fulton County Daily Report

Despite “temporary episodes of dementia,” former DeKalb Superior Court Clerk Linda Carter says in an affidavit that she is competent to complete her term in office, and that staff could handle her duties when she is confused.


Ex-UGA employee awarded $1.3 million

Greg Land, special to the Fulton County Daily Report

A federal jury has awarded a former project director for the University of Georgia almost $1.3 million for her claims that her former boss falsely accused her of stealing state-owned equipment, resulting in her arrest, destroying her career and sending her into a suicidal depression.


High court ruling threatens DeKalb magnet school

Alyson M. Palmer, The Daily Report Staff Reporter

THE U.S. SUPREME COURT’S ruling Thursday striking down integration plans in Kentucky and Washington state could spell the end to how some Georgia school districts administer magnet schools and other special programs, a local lawyer who represents school districts said Thursday.


Jail Health Care Put on Trial in Case of Strangled Inmate

Lee - 2001

A. Lee Parks, Jr.

BYLINE: Meredith Hobbs, Special to the Fulton County Daily Report

Ames Edward “Eddie” Eppinger, a bodybuilder addicted to prescription painkillers and an illegal steroid, was sentenced to 14 days in jail for traffic violations on August 21, 2000. Within five days he was dead, accidentally strangled by a deputy trying to move him into an isolation cell.