News for Monday, October 1, 2012

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Parents vent at school board over SACS

Clayton County Board of Education members pledged Monday to work together to address governance concerns from the school system’s accrediting agency. Some parents, however, would rather hear the words “I resign” rolling off the tongues of some board members.

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Stabbing death suspect denied bond

Police say woman told them she ‘blacked out’ during fight

RIVERDALE — An Ellenwood woman, who police said stabbed her baby’s father to death Sunday, was denied bond Monday.

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Jackson sworn in as interim superintendent

JONESBORO — Retired Clayton County Public Schools administrator Luvenia Jackson officially returned to the district Monday morning, when she was sworn in as the school system’s interim superintendent.

Clayton to watch Obama, Romney at university

CSU hosting presidential debate party

MORROW — Obama? Romney?

Fire Prevention Week classes stress safety, preparation

RIVERDALE — Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services is teaming up with National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) during Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-13, 2012, to urge residents to “Have Two Ways Out!”

Griffin parolee held in car theft

McDONOUGH — A recent parolee driving a stolen car and his passenger gave conflicting stories to police, creating probable cause that a crime had been committed, ruled a Henry magistrate Monday morning.

Ranger offers tree stand safety tips

McDONOUGH — A Jonesboro woman is being held in the Henry County Jail in an apparent accidental shooting Saturday night at a Stockbridge hair salon that killed her co-worker.

Rangers seek help in finding poachers

Officials with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division are asking Henry County’s help in identifying and turning in animal poachers.

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Clayton woman charged in shooting

A Jonesboro woman is being held in the Henry County Jail in an apparent accidental shooting Saturday night at a Stockbridge hair salon that killed her co-worker.

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Suspect in stabbing death denied bond

Police say a woman stabbed her baby’s father to death Sunday, during a dispute over the child.

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