News for Wednesday, September 12, 2012


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Violinist Ken Ford featured at Lovejoy Fallfest

Free pony rides, petting zoo and other activities

LOVEJOY — The city of Lovejoy will host the 2012 Fallfest, featuring free activities and live music.

Clayton spending $85,000 on homeland security

JONESBORO — Clayton County police will spend $85,000 in grant funds to buy a several pieces of computer equipment and a vehicle to improve security in the county.

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Clayton hungry for ‘Hunger Games’ sequel

Scenes from movie will be shot at International Park

JONESBORO — The Clayton County Board of Commissioners unanimously gave producers of the “Hunger Games” sequel, “Catching Fire,” the green light Tuesday to film some scenes from at Clayton County International Park this fall.

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SEC dominating in NFL defensive lines

ATLANTA -- The Southeastern Conference is dominating the defensive line in the NFL when it comes to rosters spots in the league. The SEC sends more defensive linemen to the NFL than any other conference -- and it's not even close.

Video subpoenaed of gang fight at Morrow High

Clayton County Sheriff’s officials subpoenaed cell-phone video Wednesday of a gang-related fight earlier this week at Morrow High School. The “jump in” — slang for assaulting someone to initiate him or her into a gang — occurred after school Monday as buses were loading, according to Clayton County Sheriff’s spokesman James Beveridge.