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Top10 stories for week of January, 28-February, 3

1. Clayton Schools facing $33 million debt by 2016?

Clayton County Public Schools could be $33.1 million in debt by 2016.

2. Heatley gets $8,333 check from BOE

The Clayton County Board of Education voted to give thousands of dollars to a controversial former superintendent Monday without much public discussion.

3. BOE must decide how before who

Members of the Clayton County Board of Education made their opinions known on a preferred superintendent search format Monday, but they made little headway in choosing a structure.

4. Teenager weighed less than 30 pounds

Clayton County police said a teenager with cerebral palsy found in a Jonesboro apartment weighed less than 30 pounds and gave off an odor that would "wake the dead."

5. Man arrested on rape charges

A Rex man will appear in court for the first time today after he was arrested this week for allegedly raping his girlfriend in October.

6. Bomb threat provokes lockdown at Mt. Zion High Shooting locks down Atlanta middle school

Mt. Zion High School was put on a "soft lockdown" for more than an hour Thursday afternoon after a bomb threat was called into the school, Clayton County Public Schools spokesman David Waller said.

7. Wade Starr may become interim Housing Authority director Hired Thursday as contractor to learn the ropes

Controversial former County Manager Wade Starr is six weeks away from becoming the interim executive director of the Housing Authority of Clayton County.

8. Businesses celebrate Bell, Crissey for leadership

Two well-known Clayton County men were recognized by the county’s Chamber of Commerce Saturday for years of service and leadership.

9. Grovner gets 30 years, DA will appeal

A Clayton County judge urged prosecutors to appeal the sentence he handed down Monday in a brutal 2011 killing, saying his hands were legally tied from giving the man what he deserved.

10. Riverdale Pastor 'The Tyler Perry of Youth'

RIVERDALE — Youth Pastor Daniel Perry has a rather unconventional approach when it comes to preaching the word of God. Perry, better known as “Pastor P,” just doesn’t show up with the Bible in his hands on Sunday morning to give the same old boring lecture.