News for Thursday, November 8, 2012


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County AD: Basketball still strong

Just before the start of Wednesday’s Clayton County basketball media day, county athletic director Kevin May gave a brief state of the basketball address on the county.

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QB CLUB: The best of the county's quarterbacks

A look at six of the county's best signal callers.

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If Mundy’s Mill is to make the playoffs for the first time since the 2007 season, the Tigers will have to do so without their top offensive threat.

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MAHONE: Could be a historic night in the Southern Crescent

For 10 teams in the Southern Crescent, their playoff fate will be decided tonight.

EDITORIAL: Did Morrow City Council break the law?

Did Morrow City Council break the law? Or did they discipline the mayor without evidence?

Jonesboro frame shop hosting Fairburn painter

Clayton County residents will be able to meet a Fairburn painter whose work is on display in Jonesboro this weekend.

Free blood tests to highlight diabetes day

Clayton County residents will be able to observe World Diabetes Day by getting their blood sugar levels checked for free by Clayton County Board of Health officials next week, the agency announced.

Linda Malcom Lycett

Linda Malcom Lycett, 62, of McDonough, passed away to be with her Lord on Nov. 7, 2012.

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Morrow mayor’s fate decided in secret?

Official says ‘no evidence’ presented against Burke

The Morrow City Council may have violated Georgia’s open meetings law when it apparently voted behind closed doors to order Mayor Joseph “J.B.” Burke to apologize for criticizing the city’s economic development director.

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Hill defense objects to state's appeal

Attorneys file own appeal in decision

Attorneys for Clayton County sheriff-elect Victor Hill filed an appeal Wednesday in opposition to the prosecution's objection to the trial judge's dismissal of five felonies in the state's case against him.

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Georgia’s ghoulish Alpine getaway — CURT YEOMANS

You may have noticed I didn’t have a column last week.

College Park man gets 13 years in federal prison for bank robbery

A College Park man was one of five defendants sentenced to federal prison for their roles in an attempted armed bank robbery and subsequent firing of a weapon at officers, said authorities Thursday.