News for Friday, December 28, 2012

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BOC will vote on firing of Wade Starr next week

Commission will also vote to abolish county manager slot, create chief operating officer

One of the Clayton County Board of Commissioners first acts of business after welcoming two new members will be to take a vote on firing County Manager Wade Starr, according to an agenda for the meeting released late Friday.

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Resolve to watch your mouth in the new year — Gabriel Stovall

Let it be our aim to speak life and blessings in 2013.

Morrow opts in on energy tax

The Morrow City Council voted unanimously to join Clayton County officials in the implementation of a two-percent excise tax on energy consumption by businesses Friday.

New Year’s brings more closures

News Daily closes early Dec. 31, all day Jan. 1

Clayton County residents should sit tight because New Year’s Day will bring one more round of holiday closures.

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Luella, Jonesboro play in top-flight tourney

Luella and Jonesboro will test themselves against some of the top competition in the nation as they participate in the annual Hoops In Overdrive Shootout over the next few days.

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Clayton State puts winning streak on the line

The Clayton State women’s basketball team will put its undefeated record on the line this weekend as it hosts the annual Heritage Bank Holiday Classic at the Athletics and Fitness Center.

Judge keeps police radars on

Service delivery fight won’t hinder speeder detection

Because of a judge’s intervention, five city police departments in Clayton County were able to avoid a scenario they dreaded.

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Man arrested for allegedly stealing luggage from Delta

An 18-year-old man, repeatedly charged for baggage theft since the summer of 2011, is facing those charges again.

Mr. Hance Thomas Hamilton

Mr. Hance Thomas Hamilton, 66, of Roswell, passed away Dec. 26, 2012.

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Kimbrough keeps options open

Outgoing sheriff says he could run again

Clayton County Sheriff Kem Kimbrough won’t rule out running for sheriff again.

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Laid-off workers allegedly steal 17 TVs

Video, prints lead to burglary suspects

Two men are accused of stealing 17 flat-screen televisions from their former employer.

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Box truck crushed in train wreck

Truck stalls on tracks, driver escapes

Norfolk Southern Railroad has closed a Forest Park railroad crossing following a train wreck, according to Keith Rohling, the Assistant Director of the Clayton County Department of Transportation.

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Clayton State captures Peach Belt tourney title

For the first time in three seasons, Clayton State women’s basketball team captured the Peach Belt Conference tournament championship to remain undefeated on the season.

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Clayton State captures Peach Belt title

For the first time in three seasons, Clayton State women’s basketball team captured the Peach Belt Conference tournament championship to remain undefeated on the season.

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15 local players make GSWA All-State football

For the second straight year, Lovejoy produced the top defense in its classification.

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