News for Wednesday, December 5, 2012


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Outlaw busted in drug search

Clayton County Police undercover narcotics officers and members of the Strategic Methods Against Street Harms (SMASH) unit swarmed onto a Rex neighborhood looking for drugs.

Morrow alcohol vote appears likely

No decision on referendum date, however

It looks like Morrow residents may get to join their brethren across the county and vote on Sunday alcohol sales next year.

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Hundreds turn-out to Riverdale’s holiday celebration

RIVERDALE — The “First Annual” Tree Lighting Holiday Celebration attracted hundreds of Southern Crescent residents and even a few out-of-towners to the City of Riverdale’s Amphitheatre Saturday. People indulged in sweet hot chocolate topped with marshmallows, some good ol’ Southern cooking, and a plethora of clothing and jewelry vendors.

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DFMI housing summit provide education, resources

JONESBORO — Divine Faith Ministries International opened its doors to the Southern Crescent community Saturday so that experts could educate, dispel myths and provide resources about the housing market.

Missing woman found dead

A missing Clayton County woman has reportedly been found dead inside her car, said police.

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Etheridge powering ELCA's offense in playoffs

Junior quarterback Dalton Etheridge is pushing ELCA closer to a title.

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PREP ROUNDUP: Woodland upsets Jonesboro girls

Close contests dominate Tuesday's high school basketball action.

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Lovejoy boasts state's top defensive unit

Lovejoy's defense: There may not be one better in Georgia.

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Stovall: Lovejoy must keep focus to return to Dome

Lovejoy must win the next one to get to the last one.

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Riverdale can't stop Clune in 60-35 loss

Riverdale falls short against Dutchtown.

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Forest Park changing coaches, not goal to rebuild

Another Forest Park football coaching change.

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Stockbridge’s Townsend to turn pro

Tennis player signs with agency Lagardere Unlimited

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Former Henry County coach, AD Miller gets ‘highest honor’

Voted into GACA's Hall of Fame