News for Tuesday, December 4, 2012


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Clayton police search for missing Jonesboro woman

She was last seen in McDonough

Clayton County Police are searching for a Jonesboro woman who went missing after taking her daughter to work.

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Carnival at Christmas

Morrow brings gift of fun at holiday celebration

Morrow officials said about 3,200 people attended “Christmas in the Park” this year.

BOC jeopardizes Lovejoy’s fire service

Act is latest fire in service delivery battle

Lovejoy residents may soon have no one to call if their homes catch on fire.

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Starr will be Hill’s liaison

Rumors surface regarding sheriff’s transition

Clayton County Sheriff-elect Victor Hill will receive help from County Manager Wade Starr as he transitions into an office he may, or may not, be able to hold onto.

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Morrow city attorney replaces herself in surprise move

Development authority’s legal counsel rejected — for now

The ongoing political drama in Morrow took an unexpected turn when the city attorney — who had announced plans to resign — was unanimously appointed by the City Council to replace herself on an interim basis Monday.

Blue and Red Christmas collects for Riverdale families

Gift donations deadline Dec. 12

Public safety personnel are asking the public to donate Christmas gifts for Riverdale families that have been through a traumatic crime, fire, or life-altering incident.

Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity bowls for funds

Decatur alumni mentor youngsters

A local police chief and his fraternity are working to deter young men from crime through mentoring and by awarding college scholarships.

Mrs. Joyce Ann Cheney

Mrs. Joyce Ann Cheney, 66, of Jonesboro, passed away, Dec. 3, 2012.

Arvill Blizzard

Arvill Blizzard, 80, of Jonesboro, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. He was born in Shamrock, Texas, to the late Mack Charles and Ruth Shirley Blizzard.

Police arrest three, remind others to be safe

Clayton County police made three arrests in two separate incidents on the first day of a special operation designed to keep shoppers and residents safe during the holiday season.