News for Tuesday, August 21, 2012


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Services to mark first anniversary of tragedy

Three teens killed when hit by car Aug. 25

The first anniversary of the deaths of three teenagers killed when a car plowed into them as they walked along a Stockbridge highway will be marked Saturday with a memorial service.

Mr. Lloyd “Bubba” Lummus

Mr. Lloyd “Bubba” Lummus, 71, of Jonesboro, died Aug. 19, 2012.

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Congressman’s health fair saves lives

It’s simple. Congressman David Scott’s 13th annual Congressional District Health Fair Saturday saved lives.

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Announcement on Forest Park mayor expected after Labor Day

An announcement about the future status of Forest Park Mayor Corine Deyton could be made in about two weeks, said city officials Monday night.

Authority recognized for an outstanding budget

For the eighth year in a row, the Clayton County Water Authority's finance department has been recognized for outstanding governmental budgeting by the federal and Canadian governments.

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MAHONE: McWilliams will be back stronger and better at USC

Everything was going well for South Carolina freshman Rico McWilliams as the former Lovejoy standout was heading into preseason drills.

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ELCA, Stockbridge enter season ranked

Historic rankings for both teams

For the first time in school history, Eagle’s Landing Christian will start the season as the top-ranked team in the state in its classification.

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ROAD TO KICKOFF: Loaded Lovejoy looking toward another title run

Last season it was unfinished business.

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Clayton principals ran track, now run schools

Drewry, White honored by DeKalb track club

Two Clayton County middle school principals are inducted into the DeKalb County Express Track Club Hall of Fame.

Lovejoy cheer coach resigns after naked sleepover allegation

A Lovejoy High School cheerleading coach resigns after claims of a sleepover game that had the girls taking off their clothes.

Ellenwood couple indicted in federal court for alleged scheme

An Ellenwood couple has been indicted in federal court for allegedly operating a “work from home” scam that bilked workers who could sorely afford to lose the money, said authorities Tuesday.

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Funeral arrangements set for McDonough teen

Jason Holland "was a straight-A student,” according to the obituary. “Jason was a very thoughtful, fun-loving young man who enjoyed spending time with family and friends.”

Will Clayton host ‘Scary Movie’ sequel?

Call for ‘huge butt’ suggests it will

Clayton County officials and representatives of Albany, N.Y.-based film production company Project 2012 Films Inc. signed a leasing agreement Tuesday to use the old Ingles building on Jonesboro Road in Lake City. The building, which belongs to the county, will be used this fall as a temporary, closed set soundstage to film a movie.