News for Friday, December 21, 2012


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HOME-GROWN TALENT 2.0: How Southern Crescent college football players fared this season

Looking back on our pick of 10 local players

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MAHONE: All-star games meant to showcase talent

There was a time when the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association North-South All-Star game was the premier postseason game in the state.

Forest Park gives OK for tower

Police, fire departments getting communication upgrade

The Forest Park City Council has paved the way for a telecommunication tower that will allow its police and fire departments to communicate more effectively.

Forest Park changes city charter

The Forest Park city council voted to change the city’s charter in a special called meeting Friday.

Man wants celebratory cease fire

‘New Year’s Eve have fun, don’t shoot a gun’

Arthur Hughes is working on a campaign to rid residents in Clayton County as well as the nation of New Year’s Eve celebratory gunfire.

Cities sue county for LOST funds

The seven cities of Clayton County are suing county government for money they say is rightfully theirs.

Christmas donation has new meaning this year

School shooting impacts feelings of volunteers

Every Christmas for the past few years, staffers at Clayton County Solicitor General Tasha Mosley’s office spend many happy hours separating toys into bags to be distributed to needy children.

Deyton honored for 17 years of service to Forest Park

Retired Forest Park Mayor Corine Deyton said Wednesday she will always hold the city close to her heart.

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Funeral services set today for Clayton police officer

Funeral services are set this morning for a Clayton County police officer shot and killed in the line of duty Monday. Officer Sean Louis Callahan, 24, of Kennesaw is the first officer from that department to die by gunfire in the line of duty. He is the second countywide officer in Clayton to die in 17 months.