Wednesday, January 30, 2019

DeKalb animal control sergeant approved inflated overtime, internal probe says

A DeKalb County police sergeant has quit the county's animal control office after an internal investigation found he "approved inflated and inaccurate overtime sheets." Timothy Medlin is the third person to resign because of a year-long investigation into the abuse of overtime, according to a summary of a WSB-TV report in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Drenner is new chair of DeKalb State House delegation


State Rep. Karla Drenner (D-Avondale Estates) is the new chair of the 16-member DeKalb County House Delegation. She was chosen over Rep. Pam Stephenson (D-Decatur) by a vote of 9-7 during a meeting on Monday.

Rep. Michele Henson (D-Stone Mountain) was elected vice chair of the delegation. Rep. Becky Evans (D-Atlanta) will serve as secretary and Rep. Doreen Carter (D-Lithonia) is treasurer.

Drenner told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution the county's House members will work towards "making DeKalb the best possible place to live that we can."