News for Wednesday, August 15, 2012


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Former Morrow city manager back in court Thursday

Embattled former Morrow City Manager John Lampl is expected back in Superior Court Thursday afternoon to argue motions in his criminal case.

Attorney disputes evidence against former sheriff

The day after the Clayton News Daily revealed documents that seem to connect former Sheriff Victor Hill to the crimes for which he has been indicted, his defense attorney disputed the evidence and continued to proclaim Hill’s innocence.

Police nab two after call about burglary

Clayton County police arrested two teenagers Wednesday after getting a call from neighbors about a burglary in progress.

GBI performed autopsy on inmate found dead

An autopsy was performed Wednesday afternoon on a Clayton County inmate found dead inside his cell earlier that morning.

BOC okays Hollywood film to shoot in Clayton

The Clayton County Board of Commissioners cleared the way this week for a moviemaker to set up shop for a few months.

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Watchdog group formed to follow Clayton commission

Nearly two dozen Clayton County residents have formed a nonpartisan government watchdog group because they said they are tired of the way the county commission spends tax dollars.

AROUND CLAYTON/Aug. 17, 2012: Last day for immunizations

The last day of the “Back to School Immunization Campaign” sponsored by the Clayton County Board of Health, 1117 Battle Creek Road, Jonesboro, will be Aug. 17, from 7:45 a.m. until 4 p.m.

CLAYTON CHURCH BULLETIN/Aug. 16, 2012: Jazz Festival in Hampton coming up

Higher Living Christian Church, 2455 Mt. Carmel Road, Hampton, will hold its inaugural Jazz Festival from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m.

Leroy Foster named Morrow coach

Morrow finally has a football coach.