Monday, January 28, 2013
They failed to provide sufficient evidence of discrimination.
Four white employees who alleged in a 2010 suit that top Kennesaw officials "selected" them "for discipline because of their race" have lost the latest round in their nearly 3-year-old legal battle against the city. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today found that police officers Scott Lewis and Scott Luther and public safety employees Linda Johnson and Susan Power "failed to establish a prima facie case of racial discrimination" against the city of Kennesaw, Mayor Mark Mathews, City Manager Steve Kennedy and former human resources director Richard Klein, according to a copy of the ruling on the court's website. Lewis, Luther, Johnson and Power were among 23 employees—20 white, two black and one Hispanic—who received suspension …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Open the PDF under the photo to read the suit filed Friday in federal court in Atlanta against Kennesaw's Digital Projection Inc.
Academy Award winners George Clooney and Julia Roberts are suing a Kennesaw company that they claim used their images without permission. Open the PDF under the photo to read the suit filed Friday in federal court in Atlanta against Digital Projection Inc. The company's North America corporate headquarters is at 55 Chastain Rd. NW, Ste. 115. Related content Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to Kennesaw Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The suit against Digital Projection Inc. was filed Friday in federal court in Atlanta.
Oscar winners George Clooney and Julia Roberts have filed suit against a Kennesaw company that they claim used their images without permission. The suit against Digital Projection Inc. was filed Friday in federal court in Atlanta, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Roberts and Clooney want the court to block the company’s continued use of the images, according to the AJC. The images, the pair said, have allegedly appeared in advertising, brochures, newsletters, emails and on Digital Projection Inc.'s website. Roberts is a graduate of Campbell High in Smyrna. Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to Kennesaw Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Taylor Hogan's baby died nine hours after his birth in the Cobb County jail.
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Thursday, July 5, 2012
The Cobb County Sheriff's Office is being sued by a woman who says inadequate medical while in the jail led to her newborn baby's death. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Taylor Hogan delivered her baby in a bathroom in August 2010 at 5 1/2 months pregnant while she was incarcerated on a charge of possession of stolen property. Her baby, whom she named Savante, died nine hours later. The newspaper reports that Hogan alleges in the lawsuit, which was filed in U.S. District Court in Atlanta, that she received inadequate medical care before and after her baby's birth. "Nobody knows how I feel to not have him with me," Hogan told Channel 2 Action News. "I'm angry. I hear (a) baby's cry in my head. I have flashes." Hogan also is …