Friday, August 24, 2012
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Clayton News Daily
A Clayton County public school official Tuesday confirmed a report that a cheerleading coach at Lovejoy High School has resigned after claims that a sleepover game the coach watched had girls taking off their clothes at her house.
Despite facing a 37-felony count indictment and possibly years in prison, Victor Hill is the apparent winner of the Clayton County sheriff’s race, according to unofficial election results available at press time at Tuesday.
The leadership of the Clayton County Board of Commissioners was thrown out by voters Tuesday with both Chairman Eldrin Bell and Vice-Chairman Wole Ralph losing their re-election bids by landslide margins.
Clayton County voters will decide in a few days if they want to stick with the sheriff they’ve got or go back to a former sheriff who has been indicted by a grand jury on 37 felony counts.
Funeral services for Jason Tyler Holland have been moved.
The leader of a local ministers association said Friday his endorsement for Clayton County Board of Commissioners Vice-Chairman Wole Ralph’s re-election bid represents his personal beliefs and not his organization's.
Clayton County sheriff-elect Victor Hill said in his first interview after winning Tuesday’s run-off that he’s a “more mature, wiser person” than he was when he left that same office four years ago.
An East Point-based company that does consulting work for Clayton County has given thousands of dollars to commission Chairman Eldrin Bell’s re-election campaign, according to campaign finance documents.
Clayton County sheriff-elect Victor Hill enjoyed countywide support of his candidacy, taking 42 of 59 precincts reporting Tuesday night, according to unofficial election results.
As officials prepare to occupy the new Clayton County Juvenile Justice Center, authorities said changes in the way complaints are handled is helping to reduce the number of cases filtering through the system.