News for Tuesday, July 24, 2012


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Old-School artists rock the Southern Crescent

City hosts second concert series

SOUTHERN CRESCENT—Scores of Henry, Clayton and metro Atlanta residents, braved the sizzling heat -- and even a bit of rain -- Saturday, to attend the second installment of the City of Riverdale’s South City Concert Series.

Holy Cross church moves

The Clayton County Board of Health, 1117 Battle Creek Road, Jonesboro, will host a “Back to School Immunization Campaign,” July 23 until Aug. 17, 7:45 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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Gridlock at the top of the Masters division

Four drivers, AMS prez, in position to claim title

It has come down to the last 20 laps to determine the overall points winner in many of the divisions at Thursday Thunder on Thursday at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Support building for Williams era

Larry Mortensen is entering his second year as the Forest Park athletic director.

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Forest Park once a ‘great place to be’

Mike Parris still remembers Tara Stadium packed with Forest Park and Morrow high school football fans that late October night in 1994, and for good reason.

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Manning: Williams is a program builder

Derrick Manning, who once served as Clayton County’s athletic director, is in his third year as principal at Forest Park High School.

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MAHONE: Given time, Forest Park could become a winner

The image of that fall day in 1992 is still very visible in my mind.

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Deputies raid house, seize items related to credit card fraud, theft

A Mawli native charged with stealing credit card information faces deportation as Clayton County sheriff's investigators sort out a melange of evidence seized Tuesday from his house.

Resident offers gift of optimism

Voter sign-up drive honors him

William Thompson, a resident living at Lake City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, will be giving his own speech today and spearheading a voter registration drive. All Americans have the right to vote without harassment and Thompson wants to provide a way for them to cast a ballot if they choose. It's his dream.

Airport master plan to be reviewed at Hartsfield-Jackson public workshop

Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport will host a Master Plan Public Workshop from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Aug. 14.

Candidate outlines platform in last-minute press release

A Clayton County sheriff’s candidate who didn’t participate in two public forums or provide answers to a questionnaire sent by Clayton News Daily issued a press release a week before the primary outlining his platform.

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Cities, county open negotiatons over sales tax

Armed with handouts, slide shows and arguments pro and con, Clayton County and its seven cities finally started hashing out Tuesday who gets what share of the local-option sales tax, or LOST.