Top 10 stories for the week of May 6-May 12

1. Pittman had a 'good heart,' says Mosley

Marcus Pittman's office inside the Clayton County courthouse remained open this week as a place of solace and reflection for the co-workers who will miss his gregarious personality and lively spirit.

2. Forest Park City Council fires attorney firm

Forest Park City Council fired the firm that has represented the city since 2006.

3. Elderly woman busted for trafficking meth

Clayton County police arrested an elderly woman Thursday and charged her and two others with trafficking methamphetamine after reportedly finding about a pound of the drug in her house.

4. Hill trial date set

The date for the criminal case against Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill has been specially set to begin Aug. 5, according to an order signed Friday by the trial judge.

5. Dad convicted of killing baby son

Newnan man convicted of killing baby son in January 2012.

6. Clayton County Bar Association members celebrate Law Day

Members of the legal community gathered in the Clayton County Juvenile Justice Center recently for the annual celebration of Law Day.

7. Alligator spotted east of Jonesboro

When Clayton County residents debate the biggest threat facing them, they probably aren’t ranking alligators high on their lists.

8. BOE to consider employee pay raises

Superintendent Luvenia Jackson has recommended the Clayton County Board of Education grant employees a one-time, 1-percent bonus next school year

9. Mother sobs, testifies about baby's death

Toni Brown clutched a tissue in her left hand as she tearfully recalled how her baby son died in her arms after spending three days on life support.

10. Police briefly lock down Morrow HS during suspect search

Morrow High School was locked down for an hour Wednesday while police searched for the second of two burglary suspects, a police spokesman said.