News for Friday, July 12, 2013


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Seeing life in black and red - Gabriel Stovall

I don't see the world in black and white when it comes to how we should treat each other.

Teske named 2013 Toll Fellow

Described as "revolutionary" by Gov. Deal, Clayton County Juvenile Court Chief Judge Steve Teske has been selected one of 48 Henry Toll Fellows for 2013.

Trio indicted in teen's shooting death

Burglary suspects drew police gunfire

Three burglary suspects have been indicted in the death of their 13-year-old alleged accomplice, who was shot by Clayton County police as they fled from a Jonesboro home.

Man indicted in dog's stabbing

A man has been indicted in the stabbing of a dog, according to Clayton County Superior Court records.

Jury convicts pair in man's shooting death

After deliberating several hours Friday, a Clayton County jury convicted two men in the June 14, 2012, shooting death of a Riverdale father of three.

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Morrow cops: Be a hero, go to Joe's

Police to join Special Olympics fundraiser

Morrow police are asking Clayton County residents to “Eat at Joe’s” and help children and adults with disabilities participate in athletic contests.

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Lovejoy residents ‘fighting mad’ over road widening

Nearly two dozen homes may be demolished

Several Lovejoy-area residents attended a DOT public input meeting only to learn their homes may be bought by the state and demolished as part of the McDonough Road widening project. At least 22 homes and businesses are marked for demolition.

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McWilliams ready for comeback

Rico McWilliams had everything going for him toward the end of his high school football career at Lovejoy.

BOE to continue 20-mill rate

The millage rate will remain unchanged for the Clayton County Board of Education.

Clayton students make SCAD Dean’s List


Locals have been named to the spring 2013 quarter Dean’s List at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Clayton trims middle school fine arts

Middle schoolers will have fewer fine arts choices starting this fall in Clayton County Public Schools.