News for Friday, September 7, 2012


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New clinic coming to Clayton County

JONESBORO — A 45-year old medical center is getting ready to open a new satellite clinic in Lovejoy next week, according to center officials.

Ticket fixing probe results expected in Stockbridge

STOCKBRIDGE — The City Council is set to hear results from an investigation into ticket fixing at Municipal Court in Stockbridge.

Claude Eugene Craig

Claude Eugene Craig, 75, of Hampton, died Sept. 5, 2012.

Constitution, Tasers and annexation, oh my!

Jonesboro City Council has full plate Monday

Residents will get to voice their opinion Monday on whether the Jonesboro City Council should approve a request to annex a towing business when city leaders gather for their monthly business meeting.

In your Facebook — Sept. 7

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Sentencing for convicted gunman put on hold

Sentencing for a man found guilty of a Christmas Day shooting, which left his victim paralyzed, has been delayed.

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Obama speech: 'It was very powerful'

President fires up supporters to conclude convention

Lorette Batiste said President Barack Obama took her on a time traveling trip Thursday night when he delivered his speech to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Batiste, who is the deputy regional field director for Obama’s campaign office in Clayton County, said she was reminded of a time when he only was a candidate seeking a first term with a message of hope.

Sept. 11 tribute for Clayton first responders

Community sponsors lunch for emergency workers

Some local residents are preparing to honor the Clayton County Fire and Police departments along with other emergency service personnel with a special luncheon on Sept. 11.

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Two bodies found in Morrow apartment

Clayton County Police and the GBI are conducting a joint investigation into the deaths

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Dancing in the streets

Clayton deputies are celebrities at Democratic convention

President Barack Obama is supposed to be in the spotlight at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, but a group of dancing Clayton County sheriff’s deputies stole the show early on.