News for Wednesday, October 24, 2012


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Police seek ‘person of interest’ in hit and run

SUV rolls over three times, trapping driver

Morrow police are on the lookout for a man they called a “person of interest” in a recent hit-and-run case.

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Kimbrough: County voters should take care of home first

Sheriff decries low August turnout, compared to long lines now

The line snaked around the historic Clayton County Courthouse as residents took part in early voting Wednesday. The apparent emphasis on the presidential election disturbed outgoing Clayton County Sheriff Kemuel Kimbrough, who wondered aloud where this kind of turnout was when the sheriff’s election was taking place on Aug. 21.

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Christmas in October?

Lake City’s giant tree goes up this week

Christmas is coming early to the residents of Lake City.

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Family atmosphere brings people back to the Pumpkin Patch

STOCKBRIDGE — Before Stephanie met Allen Jr. and married into the Grant family, she was already familiar with the family business — the Yule Forest Pumpkin Patch in Stockbridge.

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Clayton Schools auditing HR department

Clayton County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Luvenia Jackson has ordered an audit of the district’s Human Resources Department to look into changes her predecessor made to the department, a school system spokesperson has confirmed.

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‘Olde Towne’ trashed by vandals

A $13 million taxpayer-funded commercial development that was suppossed to draw tourists and shoppers to Morrow is instead attracting vandals and falling into ruin.