Stanley Dunlap

Stanley Dunlap

Stanley Dunlap has covered government and politics for news outlets in Georgia and Tennessee for the past decade. The Georgia Associated Press Managing Editors named Stanley a finalist for best deadline reporting. The Tennessee Press Association honored him for his reporting on the disappearance of Holly Bobo.

Trump pleads not guilty, waives arraignment in Georgia 2020 election interference case

By: - August 31, 2023

Former President Donald Trump entered a not guilty plea on Thursday in Fulton County Superior Court on 13 felony counts that charge him with racketeering for attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election in Georgia.  In the court filing on Thursday, Trump also voluntarily waived his right to an arraignment hearing scheduled for Wednesday in […]

Kemp spurns calls for special session to discipline Fulton DA over election 2020 indictments

By: and - August 31, 2023

Gov. Brian Kemp chastised a lawmaker on Thursday for demanding a special state legislative session in order to impeach the Fulton County prosecutor leading a sweeping election collusion case against Donald Trump and his inner circle. Kemp on Thursday joined state House Speaker Jon Burns on the list of Georgia GOP elected officials who have […]

Georgia Power, state regulators agree to division of Vogtle nuclear plant costs

By: - August 31, 2023

A settlement agreement among Georgia Power, clean energy advocates, and state regulators’ staff could result in several billion dollars of costs being passed along to company shareholders for the beleaguered Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion project. The Public Interest Advocacy Staff of Georgia Public Service Commission and Georgia Power reached an agreement on Wednesday that, if […]

Last member of Fulton 19 charged in 2020 election racketeering gets bond to be released from jail

By: - August 29, 2023

This story was updated on Wednesday 11:23 a.m. following Harrison Floyd being released from jail.  A co-defendant in Georgia’s sweeping 2020 election interference investigation was released from Fulton County jail on Wednesday morning after spending seven days behind bars, according to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office inmate database. Harrison William Floyd, director of Black Voices […]

Mark Meadows, Fulton DA square off over his bid to move 2020 Georgia election case to federal court

By: - August 29, 2023

Former White House chief of staff for Donald Trump, Mark Meadows, on Monday became the first defendant charged in the Fulton County 2020 presidential election interference case to receive a hearing on his attempt to move the case to federal court.  The one-time top aide for the former Republican president, who was also indicted earlier […]

One for the books as Trump and rest of Fulton 19 enter Georgia justice system over 2020 election

By: , and - August 25, 2023

This post was updated at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 25, 2023. At the end of a historic week at the Fulton County jailhouse, the criminal case against former President Donald Trump and his 18 allies also accused of subverting Georgia’s 2020 presidential election is just beginning. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis charged Trump and the […]

Trump supporters, detractors face off outside jail as he’s booked on Georgia racketeering charges

By: , and - August 24, 2023

This story was updated at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28, 2023.  Former President Donald Trump was booked and quickly released at the Fulton County Jail Thursday evening during a trip from New Jersey to Atlanta that played out on primetime TV and capped a drama-filled day outside the facility.  Trump’s sprawling motorcade arrived at the […]

Case against Georgia’s lieutenant governor for alleged 2020 fake elector scheme awaits prosecutor

By: - August 23, 2023

A special prosecutor could soon determine if Republican Lt. Gov. Burt Jones joins a long list of defendants indicted in the 2020 presidential election interference case that has already ensnared a state senator and former President Donald Trump as he seeks a second term in the White House. Several days ago, the Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council […]

Fulton prosecution of Trump, allies reason ‘why the RICO statute was invented’

By: - August 21, 2023

This story was updated at 8 a.m. Aug. 21, 2023.  The high-profile 2020 election interference case presented by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis against former President Donald Trump and his 18 allies presents a unique set of challenges, according to prosecution and election experts. Last Monday, a Georgia grand jury indicted 19 suspects, including […]

Who’s who among the fake electors, conspirators indicted in Fulton DA’s 2020 election probe

By: - August 15, 2023

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis says she’s aiming to start a trial against Donald Trump and his allies within six months of a grand jury’s Monday indictment on charges of a multi-state criminal conspiracy to overturn the former president’s narrow defeat to Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election. Trump, several members of legal […]

Fulton grand jury indicts Trump, members of his inner circle

By: and - August 14, 2023

This story was updated at 12:00 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023.  Former President Donald Trump and several members of his inner circle were indicted Monday in Fulton County’s sweeping investigation into 2020 election interference.  Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis held a press conference late Monday night to briefly discuss the grand jury’s felony conspiracy […]

Crush of Georgia environmentalists line up behind EPA greenhouse gas regulations opposed by carbon polluters

By: - August 10, 2023

The Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel power plants has been endorsed by a crush of environmental advocates in Georgia. By the end of Tuesday’s public comment deadline, the EPA reported receiving more than 1 million responses across the nation to its proposed rule that is designed to reduce […]