News for Monday, January 30, 2012


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Chick-fil-A Clayton’s business of the year

Chick-fil-A took home the “Business of the Year” award, during the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce’s “58th Annual Banquet and Awards Presentation” at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel Atlanta Airport, over the weekend.

Cole, Naden Dewey

Our little angel, Naden Dewey Cole, of Riverdale, was called to the Lord on Jan. 26, 2012.

Wingard, Kathryn Luckie

Kathryn Luckie Wingard, 93, a resident of Morrow, died on Jan. 28, 2012.

Pierce, Frank Campbell

Frank Campbell Pierce, 83, of Riverdale, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012.

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They pick and choose which ox to gore — Michael Reagan

Too bad Newt Gingrich is a Republican. Otherwise, the media would see to it that he'd be home free, warts and all.

Suspect allegedly said he was going to 'murder' someone

A Riverdale man may have killed a prostitute because he figured he was headed to prison for 30 years in an unrelated kidnapping, and wanted to 'murder' someone, according to his arrest warrant.

Murphy gets five life terms in motel fire deaths

The father of a man, who died in a Riverdale motel fire, took the stand in Clayton County Superior Court Monday morning, and pleaded with the woman convicted in the deaths to confess her sins and repent.

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Awkward family photos: Mitt laundry — Tina Dupuy

Mitt Romney's hurdle in winning the love/respect/admiration/fear of his party can be summed up in one photo.

U.S. refinery shutdowns drive gas prices higher

Gasoline prices continue to rise in the wake of news that various refineries across the country shut down last week, over what is being called “some refinery issues,” according to a spokeswoman for AAA The Auto Club.

Extension offices to kick off state walking campaign

The University of Georgia’s statewide Cooperative Extension Service is encouraging Georgia residents to –– in the words of Olivia Newton John –– “get physical,” by getting off their couches and going for a walk.

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Shooting disputed in Stanley murder trial

Jurors in the Wanda Stanley murder trial have heard testimony from an expert witness offered by the prosecution, challenging Stanley’s claim that the former nurse shot and killed her allegedly abusive husband, John, while sitting in a back seat of their Nissan Armada SUV.

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Eagle's Landing, Drew both going for nine

Eight, contrary to popular opinion, is not enough.