News for Wednesday, July 31, 2013


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SOWELL: The tragedy of isolation

Isolation has held back many peoples in many lands, for centuries. But such social and cultural isolation serves the interests of today’s ethnic leaders.

Residents to celebrate two years in watch program

The residents of one of the county’s oldest subdivisions will celebrate the second anniversary of their Neighborhood Watch program Monday at 7 p.m.

Final motions hearing Friday in Hill case

The final round of motions before the beginning of next week’s trial against Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill will be held Friday in Judge Albert Collier’s courtroom.

Olens files suit to protect Georgia consumers from illegal payday lenders

Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens filed a lawsuit in Fulton County Superior Court Friday against Martin A. Webb, Western Sky Financial LLC and CashCall Inc., demanding that the payday lenders immediately cease doing business in Georgia.