News for Friday, July 19, 2013


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Byrd arrested, charged with forgery, bribery

Clayton County Senior Services Director Mary Byrd has been arrested and charged with bribery and forgery, according to jail records.

Morrow to hold hearings on tax increase

Residents and business owners who will be impacted by a planned 2-mill property tax increase in Morrow can make their voices heard next week.

BOC’s ethics advisors need more time

The panel chosen to make recommendations for ethics reforms in Clayton County will get extra time to do its work because it isn’t ready to make those suggestions.

Porter placed on unpaid leave

Almost a year after an investigation began into alleged wrongdoing by Clayton County police Chief Greg Porter, the county's governing board has put him on unpaid administrative leave.

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Lovejoy’s Mason earns Kiwanis scholarship


Tiana Mason has received the Kiwanis Leadership and Service Scholarship.