News for Thursday, October 18, 2012


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MID-TERM REPORT: Reviewing our 12 Most Wanted selections

With the regular season winding down, the staff takes a look back at the Southern Crescent Twelve Most Wanted selections to see how they have been performing

Georgia Archives salvaged — for now

In an 11th-hour move, Gov. Nathan Deal has found $125,000 to keep the Georgia State Archives open.

Archives reversal delicious for Clayton eateries

Patrons of the Georgia Archives come to Morrow to use the facility every Friday and Saturday and some end up going to Anne and Bill’s Restaurant in Forest Park while they are in the area.

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Morrow police link suspect to two bank robberies

The bank robbery suspect who was arrested while refueling his car 10 minutes after a heist Wednesday at a Morrow Wells Fargo branch now has double trouble.

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Job fair crowd swells beyond expectations

Lovejoy to host job fairs quarterly

“You’re hired.” Those are the words Cye Riddick heard Thursday when he attended the 2012 Lovejoy Job Fair.

Energy consumers to pay new tax

The Clayton County Board of Commissioners has decided to create a new energy excise tax on manufacturing businesses in the county.

Fall festival growing at Flat Shoals Park

Many fall festivals have cakewalks, but how many have a farmer’s market? It may not be common, but Clayton County Commissioner Gail Hambrick and county parks officials will have one at this weekend’s Fall Festival at Flat Shoals Park.

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Where have all the red lights gone? — Curt Yeomans

Storefront hookers may possibly be on the verge of becoming a thing of the past in Amsterdam.