Tag Archives: Cobb EMC

Political Notes — Spencer yanks controversial anti-burqa bill

Stung by criticisms from his own Republican colleagues in the legislature, Rep. Jason Spencer withdraws his anti-Muslim legislation . . .

Tags: anti-burqa bill , Cobb EMC , Dwight Brown , Jason Spencer , PSC , racketeering charges , Stan Wise

PSC approves more solar power purchases, new project for King’s Bay

Georgia Power agreements to purchase solar power are approved by the Public Service Commission . . .

Tags: Cobb EMC , Georgia Power , King's Bay , PSC , solar power

Supreme Court upholds charges against former head of Cobb EMC

The racketeering indictment of former Cobb EMC chief executive officer Dwight Brown is upheld by a majority of the Georgia Supreme Court . . .

Tags: Cobb EMC , criminal indictment , Dwight Brown , Georgia Supreme Court , roy barnes

Supreme Court tosses early indictment of former Cobb EMC chief

The Georgia Supreme Court agrees that a grand jury indictment of former Cobb EMC head Dwight Brown should have thrown out because it was not returned in open court . . .

Tags: Cobb EMC , Dwight Brown , Georgia Supreme Court , indictment quashed , open court

Charges upheld against former Cobb EMC head

Georgia Court of Appeals upholds the indictment of former Cobb EMC head Dwight Brown, clearing the way for his prosecution on racketeering charges . . .

Tags: Cobb EMC , Dwight Brown , Georgia Court of Appeals , racketeering charges

Locked courthouse could derail trial of former Cobb EMC head

The Supreme Court mulls the quashed indictment of former Cobb EMC chief Dwight Brown . . .

Tags: Cobb EMC , David Nahmias , Dwight Brown , Georgia Supreme Court , Harold Melton , John Floyd , roy barnes

Two years later, Supreme Court considers the indictment of Cobb EMC chief

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments concerning a 2011 indictment of former Cobb EMC chief Dwight Brown that was later thrown out . . .

Tags: Bob Flournoy , Cobb EMC , Dwight Brown , George Kreeger , indictment , roy barnes

Political Notes – Barge addresses concerns over plunging grad rate

State school Supt. John Barge tries to calm concerns about the state’s declining graduation rates . . .

Tags: ALEC , Cobb EMC , dredging , Earl Ehrhart , Facility Group , federal prosecution , graduation rates , John Barge , Nan Orrock , port of Charleston , solar energy , South Carolina

Coal-fired power plant in Ben Hill cancelled

A coal-fired power generation plant that had been proposed for Ben Hill County has been cancelled, the latest setback for coal generation in Georgia . . .

Tags: coal-fired power plant , Cobb EMC , Greenlaw , Justine Thompson , Plant Ben Hill , Plant Washington , Power4Georgians

Political Notes – Don Parsons may have a bullseye on his back

A Cobb County newspaper goes after Rep. Don Parsons (R-Marietta) over the issue of EMC transparency . . .

Tags: ADL lawyer awards , Cobb EMC , Don Parsons , Go Fish , Marietta Daily Journal , Sonny Perdue