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Top 10 stories for week of October 5-October 12

1. Jonesboro City Councilman Compton arrested on DUI charge

Jonesboro City Councilman Joe Compton’s blood-alcohol level was reportedly three times the legal limit Wednesday night when he allegedly hit a neighbor’s mailbox, said a Clayton County magistrate judge.

2. Child molester gets life

A College Park man who had been found guilty of child molestation twice 20 years ago was found guilty again Friday on new charges of molesting two young boys, according to one of the prosecutors handling the case.

3. BOC chair never signed county manager’s contract

Is Wade Starr the county manager or not?

4. Female inmate indicted for biting deputy

A Clayton County man was indicted on charges he molested a minor at a church in Hampton.

5. TV actress to visit Mount Zion Primary to support literacy

Popular television actress Ellia English will visit students at Mount Zion Primary School at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, to discuss the importance of reading and literacy and to link learning to the district’s goal of “Literacy Across the Curriculum,” said Principal Enika Bryant.

6. Lake City’s community center a hit

Mai Duong was tempted Saturday to break away from Vietnamese wedding traditions because of a building.

7. COPS: T-Mobile store robbed by gunman wearing T-Mobile shirt

Morrow Police are looking for two burglary suspects they said were involved in a cell phone store armed robbery Monday.

8. Children’s event triggers Morrow permit talks

Morrow officials are pondering a possible change to their permits law after an ex-mayor of the town asked for a permit fee waiver for a Halloween event his church plans to hold for children.

9. Authorities looking for bank robber

Morrow Police are working to identify a man they say walked into the Wells Fargo bank on Jonesboro Road, demanded cash and walked out.

10. Money dispute leads to a slew of charges

A man told police he was only trying to get his money back, when he pointed a gun at his victim.