As of Friday, August 31, 2012
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Clayton News Daily
Edmond Heatley resigned Wednesday morning as superintendent of Clayton County public schools after a tumultuous three-year tenure, according to school system officials.
The break-up of a group of Clayton County commissioners, known in some circles as “the gang of three,” may be the most significant result of this week’s county commission elections, according to several residents.
Five recreation centers promised nine years ago have yet to be built, and some of the sales tax dollars intended to pay for them has been wasted on studies, according to the head of a citizens watchdog group.
Neighborhood parks are intended to improve the quality of life in an area, but Doug and Kimberly Clark said a park built behind their home a few years ago is nothing but a nuisance.
A burglary suspect died Thursday after a struggle with Clayton County police officers, two of whom also were injured during the altercation, said authorities.
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.
A McDonough man wanted for murder has been arrested by the Clayton County Sheriff's Fugitive Unit, said authorities.
A College Park teenager has been charged with at least two sexual assaults on women he allegedly lured into a vacant apartment near his home, said police.
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.
The Clayton County School board will probably vote at its next meeting to change a controversial proposal for a shortened Wednesday class schedule from weekly to monthly — and the board really does have the right to vote on it.