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The Waste Watchers
City of Smyrna quietly tables $13-million developer offer for former crime-ridden apartment complex land that could have meant a $5-million loss
Senoia resident takes strangely worded marijuana ordinance all the way to the state supreme court.
An investigation into the Mayor of Johns Creek is in its fourth month, and has, so far, cost taxpayers at least $36,000.
The $4.5 million dollar cost to rid Georgia 400 of its tolls will include money for demolition, inspections, and cameras so metro Atlanta can watch the project online.
An embattled Cherokee County School Board member is asking that taxpayer dollars foot the bill for a lawyer to represent her at an ethics hearing
East Point Mayor Earnestine Pittman believes there has been criminal activity by those who work for the city as an audit reveals no accounting for $200 million the city spent over twelve years.
An endangered bat, rare plants, and a pocketbook mussel have stalled a Villa Rica road project, and taxpayers will pay thousands to clear the way.
The State Road and Tollway Authority signed a contract for what could be $10 million worth of public relations over the next five years.
Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard is defending the way he's been spending money confiscated from criminals.
The scandal swirling around the Internal Revenue Service has taken another twist as an audit reveals lavish spending on conferences, including millions spent in Atlanta.
The Mayor of Austell says the spending of 2.5 million in taxpayer dollars hasn't had the desired effect on downtown.
Some taxpayers in Smyrna are calling the addition of $754,094 worth of lights to Atlanta Road "excessive," while city leaders counter it's all in the name of pedestrian safety.
Norcross city council members are defending a vote to give part-time elected officials a 50 percent pay increase
Seven months after an audit that blamed Georgia Perimeter College's $16 million budget shortfall on financial mismanagement, a former student's effort to get more answers have been stymied.
Close to a million dollars from Cobb County taxpayers will go to area non-profits this year, and a local watchdog group is outraged.
Georgia Agriculture Food Safety Commissioner Oscar Garrison and Chief Operating Officer Billy Skaggs resign when confronted with evidence of a "college fraternity" style party that included skinny dipping at an official training course.
The Washington Guardian is reporting that the Postal Service missed out on millions of dollars worth of government business last year.
The District Attorney is investigating the expense reports of former Gwinnett County Commissioner Mike Beaudreau.
Can you tell the difference between White House invitations crafted by a quarter-million dollar calligraphy staff and the fake one made using a station computer and printer for pocket change?
An unpaved road in Ormewood Park is adding to the controversy over thousands of taxpayer dollars spent on wheelchair friendly curbs.