News for Tuesday, September 25, 2012


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Bun tells cops he targeted gift shop

A convicted cop killer on trial this week for armed robbery told Clayton County police he targeted the Forest Park gift shop because he believed they operated illegal gambling machines.

Forest Park wants BOE to join TAD

School board reluctant to give up tax dollars

Forest Park leaders insist they can speed up the redevelopment of the old Fort Gillem site if Clayton County Schools OKs a tax allocation district around the site, but school board leaders are hemming and hawing over the idea.

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Heartfelt gesture in Heart Walk

A few dozen inspired Henry County residents stood amid 15,000 people Saturday in midtown Atlanta. Employees from Piedmont Henry Hospital were joined by friends and students in the annual Atlanta Heart Walk charity event. Together, they formed a walk team in memory of one of the hospital’s most beloved employees.

Forest Park in Friday night lights

Fans turn out for middle, high school football

With homecoming just around the corner for many high schools and middle schools in Clayton County, scores of students, teachers, administrative staff, and local community members are filling the stands to support their football teams.

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North Clayton High Student Named Valedictorian of Vet-Step Program

North Clayton High School sophomore Robynn Hadley has discovered firsthand that there is a learning experience in every opportunity that at times will take you by surprise when you begin to study for a career in veterinary science.