newresident 3 years, 1 month ago on Shirley Lasseter sentenced to 33-month prison term

I would hope that the Federal prosecutor continues to dig and prosecute all. This commission is what the county has been known for and needs to end yet the rumors exist of others on appointed authority boards that deals with millions of dollars that do the exact same thing as Lasseter. The only question I have is what is the status of the other commissioner Kennserly who was on charges from the county. Where is the case at? I know it was not a federal case but maybe the Federal prosecuter needs to push our solicitor to get the ball rolling to put this one behind bars with Lasseter.


newresident 3 years, 1 month ago on Hunter squeaks by Beaudreau in commission runoff

Yes, it is a great day for the county. Now I would hope that the county commissioners would work to clean out the "good-ol-boys" that still exist in some of these oppointed Boards that countrol situations of the county. That is where many shady dealings are still taking place.


newresident 3 years, 1 month ago on Kenerly clears bankruptcy hurdle but could lose home

Well here it is again. Someone has to be paying his bills and legal fees. The whole time he has been going on big vacations all over while under bankrupcy. He was able to continue on with his regular life that I or any normal person could have done. Makes you think that maybe there are persons who are assisting him with money so that he will stay quiet about all the truth of Gwinnett County government and their commissions that run things behind the scenes. As I have been told by many older people who have lived here for years, the government is just dirty and crooked. This proves it out fully along with the other cases that have occurred. I just wish that they would continue to investagate deeper into these allegations and spread into the appointed commissions since they control high dollar functions in many cases with contractors very willing to pay money under the table to do work. And some people wonder why so many today have no faith in their elected officials. Things like this shows exactly why.


newresident 3 years, 4 months ago on Lasseter pleads guilty to bribery charges, resigns from BOC

Yes, here it goes again with the county whose officials are better known as crooks. My question to all is why are any of the present commissioners still sitting in place? Why not a clean sweep and maybe step outside the present "good old boy crew" who seems to still be behind the scenes? The people of count put Nash back as Chairman but what has she done? She was on the commission before and was voted out, from what I have been told since it was before my time here.

I have met many good people since I moved here but I have also seen the system that appears to run this county at all levels and the actions of this one commissioner, along with the other two, are just examples of what it has become. When leaders act this way you need to clean the house and give others a chance.


newresident 3 years, 4 months ago on Kenerly asks to have second indictment thrown out

This just shows how the legal system is so messed up when someone this guilty can throw up technical issues and be able to possibly get away with a crime. Kennerly along with Bannister are so guilty and their view of public review of their actions shows that they honestly feel that they are above the law. They are what many see as the Gwinnett County "Good Old Boy" club that has been here forever and, in many ways, still exists.


newresident 3 years, 5 months ago on Ex-Gwinnett chairman sues sheriff over DUI arrest

I my view, he is an example of what I have seen in the 6 years that I have been in this county for its "good old boy" style of leadership. The sheriff has done a great job, in my view. Bannister should really never show his face with shame that he has placed upon this county, its government, and its citizens. Bannister and the other commissioner were only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to corruption in my view when you consider that each every one on the county board should have known what was going on and/or should have been asking very pointed questions about these deals and, thus, voting against them.

Bannister is just looking to get even. Doing this will never clear his name or his poor character that came of as part of the Grand Jury findings with his actions. He did that all to himself so why don"t he sue himself.