News for Monday, February 25, 2013


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Best taste in the region: Charles Drew culinary students serve top dignitaries

The Charles Drew High School ProStart/Culinary Arts program had the honor of preparing appetizers for Governor Nathan Deal and 300 legislators.

Murder suspects turn down plea deal

Two defendants facing murder charges turned down a deal Monday to plead guilty in exchange for life with the possibility of parole.

Hood accepts state appointment

Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services Chief Jeff Hood has accepted an appointment to the top state agency in charge of anti-terrorism.

Officer completes specialized course

Clayton County police Patrolman Bret Bell has completed a drug recognition expert school conducted by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center.

Parks department planning ‘Seuss’ celebration

Clayton County Parks and Recreation will throw an early birthday party Friday night for the man who gave the world two things, a grinch and a town full of whos.

Jury deliberating Scott civil case

Within the past half hour, a Clayton County Superior Court jury began deliberating the fate of a former District Attorney's Office chief of staff who claims his boss's husband forced his termination in 2007.

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Middle schoolers compete in black history bowl

Mundy’s Mill takes top prize

The youngsters were served a feast of questions.

Teen shot girl with gun given by neighbor, say police

Testimony begins in murder trial this week

Jury selection began Monday in the trial of an Ellenwood teenager accused of shooting to death a former girlfriend using a gun giving to him by an adult neighbor.