News for Friday, September 6, 2013


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Clayton cops bust Morrow house, take $3M in drugs, arrest two

A search warrant executed by the Clayton County Police Department Thursday netted the seizure of $3 million in MDMA and the arrest of at two people, said officials.

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Riverdale holds on for 29-26 win over Drew

The annual Riverdale and Drew clash lived up to it pregame hype.

Entertaining angels

Our job is to reach out to the stranger and welcome him or her home. Just in case.

Angels are God’s helpers who bless us

Many think angels are real and exist to help us when we are in trouble, to give us strength in weakness and protection from those who would hurt or harm us.

Clayton County church bulletin

A list of happenings in the Clayton County faith community.

Provost Academy Georgia to host infomation meeting

Provost Academy Georgia will host an information session Monday for parents looking for educational alternatives.

No millage rate increase in Forest Park

Forest Park residents won’t see an increase in their tax bill as city council members voted Tuesday to keep the millage rate the same as last year’s.

Council to honor elected officials

LOVEJOY — Mayor Bobby Cartwright and members of the Lovejoy City Council plan to recognize government officials throughout Clayton County during the council’s monthly meeting Monday.

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National Archives at Atlanta preparing new WWII homefront exhibit

Archives preparing new war homefront exhibit

J.H. Tucker was standing on a dock on the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Fla. May 25, 1943 when he noticed something out of the ordinary.

Cops bust Morrow house, take $3M in drugs

A joint search warrant executed by the Clayton County Police Department and Clayton County Sheriff’s Office Thursday netted and the arrest of at least two people, said officials.

Falcons dream of Super Bowl

Will the Falcons rise to a Super Bowl appearance?

Is this the Atlanta Falcons’ year?

STOVALL: Rod Sweeting the latest in line of Southern Crescent pros

Rod Sweeting gave Luella’s football program, and its former coach Paul Burgdorf, something to smile about.

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Residents get crime-fighting promise from Hill

Loitering, loud music, errant youth and petty thefts are issues most neighborhoods deal with at one time or another and Hunter Ridge is no different.

Police get Byrne justice assistance grant

Forest Park police got a revenue boost Tuesday when city council members voted to accept a $13,269 justice assistance grant.

Graduate students crying foul over student loan law

WASHINGTON — Before leaving for its August recess, Congress hammered out a deal that moved federal loan interest rates for undergraduates and graduate students to a market-based system from a fixed rate.

Emotional witness describes dying shooting victim

Mildred Smith cried as she testified Friday morning about comforting a dying man she’d just met hours before he was shot at an April 2012 birthday party.

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Clayton State ties No. 20 Tampa in opener

The schedule that Clayton State men’s soccer team inherited this season was designed to be tough.

Kroger to roll out price cuts in Georgia

Remember those old Kroger commercials that had the jingle, “Let’s go Krogering” and featured a pair of “cost cutter” scissors cutting prices?

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Historical group pleased with yard sale opening

Randy Parsons sorted through boxes of odds and ends items at Stately Oaks Plantation Friday to see what he could find.