News for Tuesday, January 8, 2013


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BOC approves COO, CFO positions

The Clayton County Board of Commissioners officially signed off on an administrative restructuring plan that tips the balance of power back to the commission’s chairman Tuesday.

Morrow juries new municipal lawyers

City attorney resigned amid city turmoil

MORROW — The city of Morrow began the process of finding a new city attorney Tuesday evening.

Morrow reappoints judge despite lawsuit

MORROW — Despite the fact he has landed the city in the middle of a $1 million lawsuit, the Morrow City Council voted unanimously to reappoint its city’s municipal judge Tuesday.

Little Miss Joselle Evannah Williams

Little Miss Joselle Evannah Williams, 2, of Hampton, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at the Southern Regional Hospital.

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Robert William Chamlee

Robert William Chamlee, 65, of Ringgold, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, in a local hospital surrounded by his loving family.

New Riverdale Elementary School opens in time for new semester

RIVERDALE — For Riverdale Elementary School, “It’s just like Christmas all over again,” said one student to Principal Kelly Veal as school started for the first time in their new facility.

Arnold Elementary donates homemade snowflakes to Sandy Hook

JONESBORO — Arnold Elementary students honored Sandy Hook Elementary School by making paper snowflakes in an effort to help heal their scars.

Pam Adamson re-elected as BOE Chairwoman

JONESBORO — The Clayton County Board of Education re-elected District 1 member Pam Adamson as its chairperson and District 6 member Mary Baker as its vice-chairperson Monday night.