News for Tuesday, February 12, 2013


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Singleton signing up participants for annual community garden

Clayton County Commissioner Sonna Singleton wants to see residents playing in her district’s community garden.

Morrow negotiates a Hecht of a deal

Attorney agrees to lower price for services

The Morrow City Council voted 3-0 to lift the cost-related contingency off Greg Hecht’s hiring as the new city attorney Tuesday night.

BOC delays vote on county’s forensic audit

A resolution that would have authorized Clayton County District Attorney Tracy Graham Lawson the power to supervise a forensic audit of county finances was pulled from consideration at the last minute, Tuesday.

William “Glynn” Wallace, Sr.

William “Glynn” Wallace, Sr., of McDonough passed away at Sacred Journey Hospice on Feb. 8, 2013.

Mr. Donald E. Mulkey, Sr.

Mr. Donald E. Mulkey, Sr. of Forest Park passed away February 11, 2013.

Mrs. Helen Miller

Mrs. Helen Miller, 69 of Madison died on Feb. 9, 2013.

Floyd R. James

Floyd R. James, 85, of Jonesboro went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013.

Mr. Guy Linward Birchfield

Mr. Guy Linward Birchfield, age 91, of Jonesboro, passed away, February 10, 2013.

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Jack Stephens

Jack Stephens, 89, a lifelong resident of Jonesboro passed away on Feb. 6, 2013, at Heritage of Peachtree in Fayette County.

Two Forest Park police officers busted in fed drug sting

'They threw us under the bus,' says chief

Two Forest Park police officers threw their colleagues "under the bus" when they opted to trade their careers and integrity for a few thousand dollars, said Chief Dwayne Hobbs Tuesday.

Forest Park police officers busted in fed sting

Two Forest Park police officers have reportedly been arrested in a federal undercover drug operation.

Hill case argued before Court of Appeals

Oral arguments in Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill's criminal case were heard Tuesday at the Georgia Court of Appeals.

Top 10 stories for week of February, 4-February 10

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Arrest made in Waffle House shooting

Clayton County police have made an arrest in Sunday's early morning shooting at Waffle House, said officials.