Top 10 Stories for the week of May 20-26

1. Ex-city attorneys sue Forest Park

Fired city attorneys Robert Mack and Joe Harris filed suit in Clayton County Superior Court Monday alleging wrongful termination by council members May 6.

2. ‘Beach’-less International Park to launch summer

When Clayton County International Beach kicks off its summer season Saturday, it will do so without one of its most popular features.

3. Killer gets life in prison

The apparent "thrill" killing of a young Riverdale mother by a kidnapping suspect left behind a trail of shattered lives, said her mother Tuesday in Clayton County Superior Court.

4. New 24-hour gym working out for southside

Nekisha Dickerson gave her personal trainer, Don Wisby, an exasperated look Friday when he jokingly asked her to do another set of leg raises at the end of their first training session at Workout Anytime Fitness.

5. R. Kelly headlines Clayton’s busy Saturday lineup

Clayton County will play host this weekend to a popular singer for singing about the “Bump n’ Grind” while “The Bandit” returns to downtown Jonesboro Saturday.

6. Three generations of Taylors, dentists

Life has been on the fast track for Dr. Benjamin James Taylor lately.

7. Police force suffers from low pay

Police Chief Dwayne Hobbs told the Forest Park City Council Wednesday his best officers are being lured away by better-paying municipalities.

8. County bridge needs emergency repairs

County officials took emergency steps this week to begin shoring up a bridge near an elementary school in light of a state decision to declare it unsafe for buses.

9. Riverdale High produces five twin sets

Many may find themselves experiencing “déjà vu all over again” as they watch five sets of twin siblings cross the stage with their classmates to receive diplomas during Riverdale High School’s commencement ceremonies.

10. Clayton graduation rates increase 2 percent

Lovejoy High School topped the state graduation average for Clayton County’s Class of 2012. More than seven out of 10 students graduated on time from the school.