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Stanley Dunlap, Georgia Recorder

Stanley Dunlap, Georgia Recorder

Stanley Dunlap has covered government and politics for news outlets in Georgia and Tennessee for the past decade. At The (Macon) Telegraph he told readers about Macon-Bibb County’s challenges implementing its recent consolidation, with a focus on ways the state Legislature determines the fate of local communities. He used open records requests to break a story of a $400 million pension sweetheart deal a county manager steered to a friendly consultant. The Georgia Associated Press Managing Editors named Stanley a finalist for best deadline reporting for his story on the death of Gregg Allman and best beat reporting for explanatory articles on the 2018 Macon-Bibb County budget deliberations. The Tennessee Press Association honored him for his reporting on the disappearance of Holly Bobo, which became a sensational murder case that generated national headlines.

Arbery’s mother relieved by killer’s guilty verdict, expresses anger at DOJ

By: - February 26, 2022

Soon after a federal jury returned guilty verdicts Tuesday in the hate crimes trial of three white men who killed Ahmaud Arbery, his mother vented against the federal prosecutors who offered a plea deal as much as she expressed relief about the trial’s outcome. Arbery’s mother, Wanda Cooper-Jones, thanked supporters around Brunswick and across the […]

Ahmaud Arbery’s murderers found guilty of federal hate crimes charges

By: - February 22, 2022

A federal jury in Glynn County Tuesday found three white men guilty of race-based hate crimes in the 2020 murder of Ahmaud Arbery after chasing him and gunning him down in a Brunswick-area neighborhood. The hate crimes verdicts against father and son Greg and Travis McMichael and their neighbor William “Roddie” Bryan caps off a […]

At MLK alma mater, Biden pitches Senate rule change to safeguard voting rights

By: - January 12, 2022

President Joe Biden called for an end to the Senate filibuster during his Tuesday visit to Atlanta’s Morehouse College campus, arguing Senate Democrats can push past GOP opposition now blocking major voting rights legislation. The visit by Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris to Atlanta was the latest sign of Georgia’ central role as a […]