News for Tuesday, November 13, 2012


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Tim Floyd finally gets to go back home.

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Political feud divides Morrow

Private sanction on mayor leaves city ‘unhinged’

More than 50 residents attended, including several who said they came because of media reports that outline how the council may have violated the state’s Open Meetings Act when it decided to punish Burke for criticizing Morrow Planning and Economic Development Director Michael McLaughlin on Oct. 23.

Jackie Nichols

Jackie Nichols, of Jonesboro, passed away on Nov. 1, 2012; she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro.

William H. Russell

William H. Russell, 86, of Greensboro, passed away Nov. 11, 2012.

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Jonesboro annexes controversial wrecker service

The Jonesboro City Council has annexed a towing company.

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Jonesboro officers commended for crime prevention efforts

Two Jonesboro police officers received letters of commendation from police Chief Franklin Allen Monday for taking the lead in stopping a burglary last month.

County: Eat spaghetti for elderly

The county’s Senior Services Aging Program Advisory Board will hold its annual Meals On Wheels spaghetti dinner fundraiser at the J. Charley Griswell Senior Center, 2300 Ga. Hwy. 138 in Jonesboro, from 6 p.m., until 8 p.m., Friday.

CSU's Rowell heading for Georgia Southwestern

A long-time Clayton State University official who also has been a high profile leader in Clayton County is leaving to take a job at a university in South Georgia.