News for Monday, June 6, 2011

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Residents express concerns over 2012 BOE budget

The room was packed and emotions were running high as members of the community took turns telling the Clayton Count Board of Education their concerns about the school district's proposed, fiscal year 2012 budget.

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Daughter, boyfriend face murder charges in mom's death

A woman charged, along with her boyfriend, in the beating and torture of her mother, said nothing during her first appearance Monday afternoon in Clayton County Magistrate Court.

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Substitute teacher accused of sex with student

A Former Clayton County substitute teacher was arrested Monday for alleged sexual misconduct with a student.

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Jonesboro facing fight over allowing 'Exotic Pleasures'

Pleasure was on the lips of several Jonesboro City Councilmembers on Monday, as they discussed whether to let a proposed store -- called Exotic Pleasures -- open its doors in the city.

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Local man charged in fire

Clayton County police arrested a local man for allegedly setting a fire at his apartment that caused about $7,000 in damage.

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Hartsfield-Jackson proceeding with expansion projects

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is moving forward with two projects intended to enhance customer service and increase the airport's role as an economic engine, according to airport officials.

Mr. Obama, stop your holy war against Christians and Jews - Michael Reagan

President Barack Hussein Obama is instructing our only staunch allies in the Middle East to risk destruction at the hands of one of the most radical terrorist organization in that troubled area, and he must be stopped before some of the world's holiest historical sites are closed to the tens of thousands of pilgrims who visit them every year.

The rich don't create jobs -- We do - Tina Dupuy

The rich don't create jobs. The bottom 80 percent of Americans have 15 percent of the net worth, and the top 1 percent has 35 percent of the net worth, in what is still the richest country on earth.

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Gas prices slide toward pre-spring levels

Average gas prices have reached near two-month lows across Georgia, according to AAA's Fuel Gauge Report.

Handley, Marion V.

Age: 80

Guffin, Mary Lois

Funeral Home: Sherrell Funeral Home

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Jonesboro facing fight over allowing 'Exotic Pleasures'

Pleasure was on the lips of several Jonesboro City Councilmembers on Monday, as they discussed whether to let a proposed store — called Exotic Pleasures — open its doors in the city.

The rich don't create jobs –– We do - Tina Dupuy

The rich don't create jobs. The bottom 80 percent of Americans have 15 percent of the net worth, and the top 1 percent has 35 percent of the net worth, in what is still the richest country on earth.

Daughter, boyfriend face murder charges in mom's death

A woman charged, along with her boyfriend, in the beating and torture of her mother, said nothing during her first appearance Monday afternoon in Clayton County Magistrate Court.

'Walking Dead' zombies in Hampton

The AMC network is filming one of its TV series, "The Walking Dead," in Hampton.

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