News for Friday, October 5, 2012


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In Your Facebook, News Daily — Oct. 6

Here are some of the comments posted each week on Clayton News Daily’s Facebook page.

Spivey Hall Young People’s Concert season opens Oct. 10

Clayton State University’s world-famous Spivey Hall launches its 2012/13 Young People’s Concert season this coming Wednesday.

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Alpacas coming to International Horse Park

Clayton County residents are being invited to take a short trip to Conyers as The Georgia Alpaca Association presents The Royal Alpaca Challenge show at the International Horse Park, 1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway, Conyers, Nov. 3, 4.

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Rex fall festival reflection of city’s history

More than 20 vendors expected at festival

Vendors were setting up to sell their wares Friday in preparation for the second annual Historic Rex Village Fall Festival.

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Child molester gets life

Case marks College Park man’s third molestation conviction

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.

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.

Authorities looking for bank robber

MORROW—Morrow Police are working to identify a man, who they say walked into a bank, demanded cash and walked out.

Mr. Lamar Ransom

Mr. Lamar Ransom, 83, a longtime resident of Jonesboro, passed away, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Piedmont Henry Hospital.

Jonesboro may keep property tax rate at 1.5 mills

The Jonesboro City Council is expected to vote Monday to keep its controversial property tax rate at the same level for the next year.

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Lake City community center OKed to open

A $6.3 million sales tax-funded facilities and recreation project in Lake City will end this weekend with the opening of the city’s new community center.

Top 10 most popular stories for week of September 28-October 5

The top 10 most popular stories for week of September 28-October 5