News for Tuesday, July 16, 2013

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Dwayne Jackson named interim fire chief

The Clayton County Board of Commissioners voted 4-0 Tuesday night to appoint Deputy Chief Dwayne Jackson as the county's interim fire chief.

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Southern Crescent football preseason top 5

Who are the teams that have the best shot at hoisting some hardware come December?

City police takes on Farmers Market

Forest Park Police Department will provide services for State Farmers Market for the first time in about 25 years.

Reward offered in business arson

Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services is offering a reward for information on an apparent arson of a Jonesboro business.

Suspected burglar in coma after escape try

Clayton County police said a burglary suspect is in a coma after he tried to escape from a third-floor window Sunday.

Federal, state election calendar split ‘problematic’

State legislators may have to make Georgia’s elections calendar their top priority next year.

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Surreal look at life on view at Arts Clayton Gallery

Wherever Gingerlou Fulton went Friday night, a crowd of people quickly gathered around her.

Mr. Albert Norman Cody

Mr. Albert Norman Cody, 79, of Hampton, Ga., passed away July 12, 2013. He was born in Atlanta to the late Albert Amos and Blanche Davis Cody.

Habitat ReStore deserves support

When it comes to actually making a difference in people’s lives, it is hard to find an organization that does more or does it any better than Habitat for Humanity.

Top 10 stories for the week of July 8-14

Top 10 stories for the week of July 8-14

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Teacher apologetic but says student ‘crossed the line’

An apologetic teacher said she wants to keep her job though she slapped a student twice across the face.

Bernard and Sparkle Adams honored for residential Yard of the Month

Bernard and Sparkle Adams honored for residential Yard of the Month

Calvary Refuge Center honored for business Yard of the Month

Calvary Refuge Center honored for business Yard of the Month

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