News for Thursday, July 22, 2010


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Man charged with kidnapping, robbing, ex-girlfriend

A Clayton County man is suspected of abducting, robbing, and beating his former girlfriend in the parking lot of a Stockbridge store.

Facing elimination, Jeff Turner retires

As of today, Clayton Regional Law Enforcement Academy Director Jeff Turner will no longer have a job. As his department faces elimination, the former Clayton County Police Chief will retire, effective today, after nearly 25 years on the force.

Benefit concert to aid bone-marrow recipient

Clayton County Public Schools, community organizations and churches throughout the Southern Crescent, have come together to help a young woman and her family pay for a recent, life-saving, bone-marrow transplant.

Area residents to get free financial advice

Terence Wise is planning an investment seminar that he said will provide residents with more financial savvy.

Pair indicted anew for 2006 murder

More than four months after Joseph Jerome Dedeaux, II's trial for the November 2006 murder of Andrew Gibby was halted, a Clayton County Grand Jury has re-indicted him, along with another man in the case.

BBB warns consumers about car-sales scam

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is advising consumers to be wary when purchasing automobiles online.

Man killed, woman injured in double shooting

Clayton County Police were investigating a double shooting in College Park late Thursday. The incident left a man dead, and a woman wounded.

More things to know before you travel - Curt Yeomans

So, it turns out, I had some more advice about little things to know about travel. Some of these tips could apply to traveling domestically, or internationally, but a few suggestions are strictly out of the country-oriented.

Any good hair days out there? - Ronda Rich

In looking back at photos, I am left to wonder if I have ever had a truly good hair day. I'm amazed because when I see the snapshots, I think, "Now, I'm sure that when I left home that day, I felt pretty good about my hair. How could it look like that?"

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Salvation Army camp ends with song, dance

Twenty-six children from Clayton, Henry and Fayette counties are ending nearly two months of Salvation Army summer camp this week, by "raising the roof" for God.