News for Thursday, May 24, 2012


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Pets of the Week - Chrissy

Chrissy is a 2-3 year old tortie Domestic Shorthair

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Pets of the Week - Darby

Darby is a 3 year old Chihuahua/Dachshund mix.

Who has qualified so far for elected offices

A list of those who fulfilled qualifying requirements on Wednesday and Thursday.

Federal judge: Stop Clayton BOE elections immediately

A federal judge has ordered Clayton County elections officials to postpone indefinitely the elections for five seats on the county’s nine-member school board because their districts are based on 12-year old population data and likely violate the U.S. Constitution.

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Morrow sued over traffic court ‘warnings’

A Stockbridge man is asking a Clayton County Superior Court judge to order the City of Morrow to repay as much as $1 million, or more, in “court costs” that he claims people were illegally required to pay in the city’s municipal court.

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PAGLIA: For one day, I almost soared

There is no going back once inside a Legends racecar at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Behnke looks to the other side of racing

Luke Behnke knows at some point that his racing career will end.

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Mad Maddy looks toward racing title

Crane wants better than runner-up from last season

They call her Mad Maddy from Meansville. Except when you talk to her, she doesn’t look very mad. Doesn’t seem too mean, either.

Expert: Savannah harbor improvements will create Clayton jobs

Cargo from ships in Savannah will feed trains that will come right to the redeveloped Fort Gillem, John Mascaritolo told the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce at its monthly breakfast Thursday. Add the presence of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and metro Atlanta’s impact on Georgia’s economy, he said, and Clayton County will be in a perfect position to benefit.

Gas prices favor Memorial Day travelers

The AAA Auto Club Group projects 34.8 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, an increase of 1.2 percent, or 500,000 travelers, from the 34.3 million people who traveled one year ago.