News for Saturday, September 15, 2012


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County, cities considering energy excise tax

Discussions will take place Tuesday at special meeting

Clayton County authorities will meet with the county’s seven mayors this week to discuss the possibility of creating a new tax to replace an outgoing one Georgia legislators eliminated earlier this year.

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PREP ROUNDUP: Eldridge leads top-ranked ELCA

Eagle’s Landing Christian quarterback Dalton Eldridge accounted for seven touchdowns as the top-ranked Chargers defeated Hapeville Charter 56-14 Friday in a non-region contest.

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Drew rebounds to rout Rockdale 42-0

RIVERDALE — Coming off a season-opening loss, the Drew Titans knew they had to work to get better. Game 2 saw them turn a poor start into a positive, as special teams led the way to a 42-0 defeat of Rockdale County Friday at Southern Crescent Stadium.

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Custis powers Lovejoy to 43-24 win

LOVEJOY — Alpharetta had its big-play combination of quarterback Josh Dobbs and wide receiver Carlos Burse, but Lovejoy boasted its own blue-chip prospect in Travis Custis.

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Jonesboro loses another heartbreaker to Griffin

For the second straight year, the Jonesboro Cardinals had Griffin on the ropes in the fourth quarter.