News for Saturday, March 16, 2013


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Panola Road gets $7 million for widening project

Ellenwood residents may see some traffic relief on Panola Road in two years, but they will first have to suffer construction headaches.

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County IT department rewarded for letting ‘sunshine’ in

Clayton County’s information technology department recently won a website transparency award for following advice from the cast of the musical “Hair.”

Mother arrested for fighting with grandmother, abandoning daughter

A Morrow mother allegedly fought with her grandmother and abandoned her 4-year old daughter on the side of an interstate, authorities said Saturday.

Teen, pair to be sentenced Monday in 2011 murders

Convicted killers in two high-profile cases are due to be sentenced in Clayton County Superior Court Monday.

Man indicted in shooting of mother

A Riverdale man was indicted Wednesday for allegedly shooting his mother multiple times in an argument over money and her car.


Kudos for giving voice to the people

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Mobley, Griggs power Clayton State to 91-58 win

When Clayton State wasn’t scoring from the perimeter, the top-ranked Lakers were pounding the ball inside.

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MAHONE: No introduction needed for Clayton State basketball

Just before he began his postgame press conference inside the media room at the Clayton State’s Athletics and Fitness Center, the school’s sports publicist asked Lakers coach Dennis Cox to introduce the two players beside him.