News for Wednesday, November 7, 2012


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Two indicted in murder of Riverdale man

Children in home during fatal shooting

A botched home burglary left the victim dead and his accused killers in jail, charged with murder.

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Clayton County judge remembered as ‘extremely caring man’

His community service led to CSU Lawson Amphitheatre

Humanitarian and former Clayton County Probate Judge Eugene E. Lawson died Monday.

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Forest Park official in Sista’ Soldiers film

Sparkle Adams uses military experience in political career

A Forest Park city official was recently featured in a national military documentary.

Christmas heading towards Morrow

It is almost time for the Morrow Business and Tourism Association’s Sixth Annual Christmas in the Park celebration.

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Atlanta lawyer wins car at area golf tournament

A rare golf accomplishment wins Atlanta resident a prize.

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Here are some of the best high school football performances from this past Friday.

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Where are our top players positioned in the season's home stretch?

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Clayton middle school football players shine

Getting a glimpse of Clayton County's future

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PAGLIA: Leave the drama alone

Play-in games are the perfect postseason treat.

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STOVALL: Time to rethink play-in games

Do we really need playoff mismatches in order to get playoff drama?

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Decision 2012: Clayton County by the numbers

Clayton County voters supported Victor Hill for sheriff, Barack Obama for president and alcohol sales for Sundays on Election Day Tuesday.

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Playoff spots make interesting final week

For several teams in the Southern Crescent, the season comes down to one final game.

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Obama wins Clayton in a landslide

Clayton County voters overwhelmingly backed President Barack Obama’s bid for another four years in the White House Tuesday.

Clayton goes for Sunday booze

Referendum passes in landslide

Clayton County voters overwhelmingly approved Sunday alcohol sales in unincorporated parts of the county Tuesday.

Hill is first Clayton sheriff-elect under felony indictment to win office

Doubts linger on his ascension

Clayton County sheriff-elect Victor Hill appears to have blocked an attempted coup by a write-in candidate, according to unofficial results Tuesday night.

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Morrow mayor facing punishment for criticisms

Council may have violated sunshine law

The Morrow City Council is poised to punish Mayor Joseph “J.B.” Burke for criticizing the job performance of Planning and Economic Development Director Michael McLaughlin. However, the council itself may have broken the law when it heard complaints against city official in a closed-door meeting.

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Wine and art meet taste buds

Arts Clayton’s annual holiday event set for Thursday

The package store and the local arts group are partnering for their annual Holiday Reds and White wine-tasting party on Thursday.