News for Thursday, December 6, 2012


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Offensive line quietly paving Lovejoy’s way

Perhaps the only way to get five guys who’s average height and weight is 6-foot-3 and 305 pounds to go unnoticed is to put them on the Lovejoy offensive line.

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MAHONE: ELCA, Lovejoy ready to punch Dome ticket

It’s time to come clean. It’s time to admit that I was wrong about last season’s semifinal finals involving Southern Crescent teams Lovejoy and Eagle’s Landing Christian.

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ELCA’s Rochell having standout year for Chargers

When Isaac Rochell committed to play for Notre Dame back in June, he didn’t blast it over any of the social media networks.

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ELCA focused on Williams, not 2011

Chargers have hands full with George Walton running back

Police makes arrest in Rex

Clayton County Police undercover narcotics officers and members of the Strategic Methods Against Street Harms unit made an arrest after swarming into a Rex neighborhood looking for drugs.

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Free brings glee for budget-minded tourists —CURT YEOMANS

Have you ever paid to see the spot where the Boston Massacre took place?

Salvation Army needs community angels

More than 300 children could go giftless

The Jonesboro Salvation Army is in dire straits and it needs the community’s help.

Suspect in Pars Cars shooting surrenders

Clayton County Police said they should have been notified when a suspect was released from a local hospital.

Morrow officials clarify public comment changes

Proposed changes to public comment at Morrow City Council meetings is not intended to curtail residents’ ability to offer input on the town’s affairs, claim city officials.

Martha Malpass

Martha Malpass, of Jackson, passed away Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at Spalding Regional Medical Center.

Roy Edward Callaway

Roy Edward Callaway, of Forest Park, passed away on Dec. 5, 2012.

Forest Park council likes status quo

Forest Park City Council members met with the city’s attorney during a training session Tuesday.

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Celeste Mc Kinney Starr

Celeste Mc Kinney Starr went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, Dec. 5.

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BOC replaces tax dollars with more tax dollars

County fixing $2.48 million grocery store purchase

The Clayton County Board of Commissioners has decided to spend $2.48 million in property tax dollars to replace sales tax dollars used to buy a grocery store last year.

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BOC rejects public input on recreation center

Residents wanted Lovejoy name, got Wole Ralph instead

Commissioners unanimously voted to override recommendations from citizens for the new center and name it after Commission Vice-Chairman Wole Ralph Tuesday.

Lessons learned from Flovilla mayor

People make mistakes. Elected officials make mistakes. When an elected official makes a mistake, owns up to it and does those things necessary to try and fix it, that shows character,

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Driver who died in shoot-out identified

A Jonesboro man has died from injuries suffered during a shoot-out with Clayton County sheriff’s deputies, said officials.

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Officers help keep holidays safe

‘Operation Safe Holiday’ roadblocks to serve and protect

“Good morning ma’am, can I see your driver’s license please,” said Clayton County Police Sgt. S. Maleete as he approached the driver’s car window.