News for Saturday, June 30, 2012


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Robert Emmanuel Revis

To Family and Friends of Robert Emmanuel Revis, known to all as Robbie: It is with a sad and humble heart that we have to inform you of Robby’s passing on June 25, 2012.

Fourth of July celebrations set in Clayton

Clayton News Daily offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Offices will reopen Thursday, July 5. Federal, state and non public safety-related county offices will also be closed July 4 but they will reopen July 5.

Morrow Police dance off with ‘special’ payday

Never underestimate a dancing policeman’s ability to get people to wave their dollar bills — especially when he is wearing a wig.

AG eyes Forest Park over open records complaint

The Georgia Attorney General’s Office has contacted the city of Forest Park regarding an alleged violation of the state’s Open Records Act.

Clayton candidates square off in forum

Sheriff, DA races contested

Five candidates for Clayton County sheriff took the floor for about an hour Thursday night during a forum at Clayton State University, answering questions concerning training, recidivism and reducing crime.

Yorkie gets happy ending after abandonment

A husband and his wife got an unexpected surprise Friday morning as they prepared to go to work — two 5-pound Yorkies had been thrown out of a vehicle in front of their home on Rex Circle.

Getting hot up in here: Hot weather warnings issued

The hottest days of the year are forecast for this weekend and residents are urged to stay cool and hydrated.

Voter registration deadline looms for primary

The clock is ticking on would-be voters hoping to cast a ballot in next month’s primary election.