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Top Ten stories in Clayton Co. from Nov 4th to 10th

Top Ten stories in the Clayton News Daily

1. Police arrest two Riverdale teens in shooting death of Lithonia man

Clayton County police said they have arrested two men in connection with the shooting death of a third man who had advertised a cell phone for sale on craigslist.com.

2. Lockhart returns as Forest Park mayor, wards 1 and 2 in Dec. 3 runoff

David Lockhart, elected mayor in a special election in April, was returned to office for a full four-year term Tuesday night, beating two opponents to win outright.

3. Morrow chooses Hang Tran, Chris Mills and Sundays Alcohol Sales per unofficial vote count

The City of Morrow had so many votes cast in this year’s city council election that officials were still counting the ballots late into the night.

4. Atlanta deputy fire Chief Wilmond Meadows withdraws from Clayton County fire chief search

Clayton County officials confirmed Wednesday that Atlanta deputy fire Chief Wilmond Meadows withdrew his name as a county fire chief finalist and that East Point fire Chief Rosemary Cloud has replaced him on the shortlist.

5. Mayors say no to Clayton County government change

Letter to the Editor

6. A look at fire chief candidate Brenda Willis

Brenda Nishiyama Willis’ life as a fire chief is a second career of sorts.

7. Landry Merkison tapped to lead Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services as new fire chief

Landry Merkison has held several ranks in Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services over the years, but he got to add the highest rank of all to that list Tuesday.

8. Clayton voters approve SPLOST V for education

JONESBORO — Roughly two-thirds of the Clayton County electorate approve of extending the county’s 1-cent sales tax referendum for education for another five years, according to unofficial poll results.

9. State playoff berths for grabs for several Clayton County teams

After weeks of trying to figure out the different playoff scenarios, the formula for making the state playoffs is pretty clear — win and you are in.

10. Pat Sebo, Billy Powell and Jack Bruce win Jonesboro City Council elections

Jonesboro voters chose a mix of experience and freshness in their election Monday.