Apr 9, 2024 - News

Five-ish Points: Ex-Atlanta CFO's guilty plea

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - AUGUST 28: The exterior of the Richard B Russell Federal Building and Courthouse can be seen on August 28, 2023 in Atlanta. (Photo by Megan Varner/Getty Images)

The Richard B. Russell Federal Building and Courthouse in Atlanta. Photo: Megan Varner/Getty Images

⛏️ Today is the last day to comment on draft permits greenlighting mining near the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. (Georgia Recorder)

Three human rights groups filed a petition requesting a DOJ probe into the fatal police shooting of "Stop Cop City" protester Manuel Paez "Tortuguita" Terán. (The Guardian)

💰 Atlanta's former CFO Jim Beard pled guilty to using tens of thousands of dollars in city funds for personal travel and military-grade weapons. (AJC)

💼 City attorney Nina Hickson is retiring from Atlanta after serving the city in various roles for more than two decades. (City of Atlanta)

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