Reading program bribery trial begins

October 8, 2013

The Georgia businesswoman at the center of a bribery case that also ensnared former Greenville Superintendent Harvey Franklin is underway in Oxford. Edna Goble is accused of paying kickbacks to Franklin to ensure that the Greenville Public School District would purchase her program for 1 point 4 million dollars. Franklin is expected to testify against Goble. He previously pleaded guilty to embezzlement and other charges and has not yet been sentenced.

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