News for Wednesday, May 15, 2013


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Council approves first round of budget talks

With no fanfare, city council members approved the proposed budget for two departments in Forest Park Monday night.

Hood honored with state award

For the first time, Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services has been recognized on the state level for outstanding services.

Lovejoy approves FY14 budget

City officials will be working with a hefty $3.38 million budget during the next fiscal year.

‘Summer Transition’ registration underway

Program helps advance rising kindergartners

Some children will get a head start on kindergarten at Little Ones Learning Center this summer.

Clayton schools offer free meals to law enforcement

Clayton County Public Schools Superintendent Luvenia Jackson is inviting all Clayton County law enforcement personnel, along with mayors and city council members to stop by any Clayton County public school to receive free breakfast and lunch meals.

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Foundation seeks multi-faceted park in Lovejoy

Imagine a place where people can go and catch a game of baseball, get a gourmet meal made from community-grown vegetables and take a mile-long hike through the park.

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New era begins at Riverdale

Herrod takes over Raiders coming off playoff run

One of the first things that new Riverdale coach Terry Herrod did when he accepted the job was tell his team that the offense would not change.

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ELCA football holding drills minus some pieces

Defending champions looking to replace 10 starters

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‘Contagious’ hitting lifts ELCA into state finals

Chargers pound Darlington 24-5 in decisive Game 3

Woman indicted in officer's death

In an unusual move, the Clayton County district attorney wants to hold a woman responsible for the death of a police officer allegedly killed by her husband, who also died in the December shoot-out.