Top Ten stories for week of April 20 2014 in Clayton County

1. Hundreds turnout for ‘Clayton Proud’ rally

Organizers estimate more than 500 people turned out for the anti-violence awareness event Monday.

2. Rodney and Patrick Smith have formed a close bond on and off the diamond

JONESBORO — Patrick Smith says there will be something different when he fills out the Mundy’s Mill line-up card before this evening’s home game against Union Grove.

3. AMC Theater officials outline plans for Southlake alcohol sales

AMC Theater wants to serve alcohol to patrons at its Southlake location as part of an ongoing effort to improve the movie-going experience, a high-ranking official from the theater chain told Morrow leaders Tuesday.

4. Clayton County expected to abandon Old Riverdale Road

Clayton County officials are planning to abandon 0.312 acres of roadway in Riverdale that they say residents gave up long ago.

5. Officials seek sexual assault charges against former school employee

School officials are investigating a case of alleged employee misconduct linked to charges of sexual assault and exploitation and on-campus weapon possession.

6. Former Clayton County high school standouts trying to catch eye of NFL personnel

By all accounts, they are considered longshots ag getting draft, but their NFL dreams could still come try.

7. Motorama offers variety at Atlanta Motor Speedway

There will be monster trucks, old racing cars, lawnmower racing, and even a car valued at one million dollars at this weekend’s Atlanta Motorama at the Atlanta Motor Speedway.

8. Craig Chatman named Lithia Springs football coach

One of the architects of Lovejoy’s powerhouse offense is leaving.

9. Forest Park joins Clayton County land bank effort

Officials from Forest Park are teaming up with Clayton County leaders to make troubled properties that are far behind on their property taxes more attractive to developers.

10. Former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson arrested

Former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson was arrested Monday morning for misdemeanor domestic battery, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.