News for Wednesday, October 17, 2012


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PREP ROUNDUP: Jonesboro volleyball cruises in first round

A look at high school state tournament action around the Southern Crescent from Wednesday

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Devane named ‘Public Safety Professional of the Year’

Clayton Police officer Hall named ‘Officer of the Year’

One of the world's foremost Catholic fraternal benefit societies, the Knights of Columbus, paid homage to several Clayton County public safety personnel.

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Morrow football making all the right moves

Readers who disagree with points you make in an opinion column comes with the territory as a journalist. I don’t mind.

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Commissioners honor Deyton for ‘selfless’ leadership

Corine Deyton’s last day as Forest Park’s mayor was Monday, but she had one last ceremonial, and personal task to fulfill on Tuesday.

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Autumn in Forest Park festival coming

This year marks 27th year of tradition

A large crowd is expected to converge on to Starr Park, Saturday for the 27th annual Autumn in the Park festival. This year’s Autumn in the Park festival is scheduled to be held Saturday, from 11 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., at Starr Park located at 803 Forest Parkway.

Georgia Archives will be open half-a-month

Secretary of State announces post-Nov. 1 plans

The number of people who will be able to visit the Georgia Archives’ “Open Documents Research Area” each month after Nov. 1 will be cut to slightly more than the number of people who currently visit the entire facility in one week, Secretary of State Brian Kemp has announced.

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Keeping safe on Halloween is key

JONESBORO — The Clayton County Police Department plans to beef up their surveillance and security to keep the trick-or-treaters safe.

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Mundy's Mill motivated by past struggles

Mundy’s Mill coach Greg Manior ended Monday’s practice by asking his team a question.

Bank robbery suspect quickly arrested

Clayton police and Morrow Police investigate similar bank robbery

Clayton County Police apprehended a bank robbery suspect Wednesday 10 minutes after the heist and Morrow Police are investigating similarities to its recent bank robberies.

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Christians boogie down at fall fest

It’s not often you see Christians boogying down to Rhythm and Blues music on church grounds. But members at Sacred Praise United Methodist Church in Lovejoy like doing things the unconventional way.

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Each week the Clayton News Daily will track the progress of potential high school football player of the year candidates throughout the season.

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M.D. Roberts beats North Clayton Middle, avenges title loss

M.D. Roberts coach Rosby Johnson told his players that he wanted this game.

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Rex Mill Middle blanks Riverdale

The Rex Mill Middle School Yellow Jackets are one step closer to claiming a Clayton County Middle School championship.

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Here is a list of some of the top high school football performances from last week’s games:

VOLLEYBALL: State playoff preview

A look at local high school volleyball teams in the state playoffs.