Dekalb CEO; Burrell Ellis

Former Dekalb County CEO Burrell Ellis was found guilty of perjury and attempted theft by extortion in his corruption re-trial. (Credit: Jean Ross/CBS Local)

Suspended DeKalb CEO Wants Case Dismissed

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Indicted DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis wants the public corruption case against him dismissed. In court filings this week, Ellis maintains that a special grand jury lacked the authority to pursue allegations […]


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Governor Deal Suspends Dekalb County CEO Burrell Ellis

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has announced he’ll suspend indicted DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis. The announcement at the state Capitol during a press conference Tuesday afternoon came a day after a three-person […]


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Panel Recommends Suspension For Dekalb CEO

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A panel assembled by Gov. Nathan Deal has recommended suspending indicted DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis. The panel on Monday heard more than an hour of testimony before beginning their private deliberations […]