News for Friday, March 1, 2013


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PREP ROUNDUP: Locust Grove's Phillips gets 100th career win

A look at high school sports from Friday night.

Teen found guilty of murder in girlfriend’s death

An Ellenwood teenager faces life in prison after being convicted Friday morning of murder and other felonies in the February 2011 shooting death of his girlfriend.

Riverdale woman still missing

A Riverdale woman with dementia has been missing for nearly 18 months, said Clayton County police.

Mrs. Wanda F. Fulwider

Mrs. Wanda F. Fulwider, 89, of Griffin passed away on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Benton House in Stockbridge.

Mrs. Mary Lou Joyner Dollar

Mrs. Mary Lou Joyner Dollar, 76, of Brooks, Ga., died Thursday morning, Feb. 28, 2013, at Southwest Christian Care Hospice following her battle with stomach cancer.

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Tribunal recesses until March 12

Riverdale assistant principal fights for job; attorney is optimistic

Riverdale High assistant principal Genghis Shakhan’s fight for his job will continue until at least March 12. Deliberations in the Clayton County Public Schools tribunal, which began Friday afternoon, will resume then.

Pair convicted in Alabama man's death

A Clayton County jury completely discounted the testimonies of two men charged with killing an Alabama man in a Jonesboro motel in February 2011.

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County employees experience harrowing active shooter class

Shots ‘fired’ at BOC office during training exercise

It could have been a real-life nightmare when a disgruntled middle-aged man claimed he was doing God’s work and tried to kill the Clayton County Board of Commissioners Friday.

Guilty verdict in teen shooting death

A Clayton County jury has returned guilty verdict in a teen shooting death case.

EDITORIAL: Citizens should be given voice

Self-government — that’s what being an American is about.

Clayton State hosts psychology society meeting


Clayton State University will be hosting the Georgia Psychological Society’s eighth annual meeting March 30.