News for Monday, October 22, 2012


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‘Price’-less leadership

Jacobs leading last student habitat build before retirement

Lovejoy High School senior Marcus Gooch and his classmates begged last week and tried to convince Price Jacobs, the school’s construction teacher, to reconsider heading into retirement next month.

Four plead out in shooting of fifth

Police said robbery plan backfired

Four suspects in the shooting death of a fifth pleaded out Monday to lesser charges and were sentenced to varying prison terms.

Police shoot man reportedly wielding knife

GBI investigating incident

FOREST PARK — Clayton County police officers said they were forced to shoot a man threatening them and another person with a knife, Monday afternoon.

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Watkins supporters turn out for barbecue

Supporters of Clayton County sheriff's write-in candidate Garland Watkins turned out Saturday at his Jonesboro headquarters to pick up a barbecue pork sandwich lunch and offer their backing — political and spiritual.