News for Thursday, September 6, 2012


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Charles Cooper

Mr. Charles E. Cooper, of Morrow, passed away Sept. 6, 2012.

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Roy Grindstaff

Roy Hubert Grindstaff, 91, of Conley, passed away peacefully at his home on Sept. 4, 2012, surrounded by his loving family.

Free for all: Southside clinic to open with no-cost health screenings

A new clinic in Lovejoy will open its doors next week with an open house, health fair and free health screenings for the community, officials have announced.

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STOCK WATCH: Tracking player of the year candidates

A week-to-week look at who's the top player begins

Forest Park police looking for person of interest in murder case

Police are looking for a man they say is a person of interest in the Aug. 2 shooting death of a man apparently ambushed by prostitutes trying to get into his motel room to rob him.

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Southern Crescent rivals ready for ‘a pillow fight’

Four rivalry games offer mix of new and old

VOLLEYBALL NOTEBOOK: Riverdale ready for playoff push

Lady Raiders are 10-1 going into critical Tuesday tri-match

SOFTBALL NOTEBOOK: Catching up with this season’s contenders

As many teams are entering the meat of their schedules, we take a look at how some Southern Crescent teams are positioned to make their run to the postseason:

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Five-hundred pound man robs Chinese restaurant

Court orders him to stay away from cafe

A 500-pound man turned himself into police for allegedly robbing a Chinese restaurant at gunpoint.

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MAHONE: Rivalries spark deep emotions

This is sort of rivalry week for many teams in the Southern Crescent area.

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Games to watch

Here is a look at Southern Crescent teams heading into the third week of the season.

Two men indicted for Jonesboro hotel murder

Hotel manager remembers shooting

A Clayton County Superior Court grand jury indicted two men for killing a man at a Jonesboro hotel.

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Windsor is more than a castle — Curt Yeomans

I might be in the minority on this issue, but I think Windsor, England, is far more interesting than the castle which shares its name and spawned a sort of nom de plume for Britain’s royal family.

School activity fee likely to be repealed

‘Excellent news, but we’re not where we need to be yet’

Clayton County school activity fees may be repealed.

Clayton schools to offer free GED practice tests

Clayton County Public Schools offer free GED practice tests to Clayton residents.

Reaction to dancing cops

The Clayton News Daily gauges community reaction to reports of Clayton County deputies dancing in the streets of Charlotte, NC as they direct traffic for the Democratic National Convention.