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Qualifying set for Jonesboro elections

Residents who want to run for a seat on the Jonesboro City Council can put the qualifying period on their calendars.

Morrow alcohol vote appears likely

No decision on referendum date, however

It looks like Morrow residents may get to join their brethren across the county and vote on Sunday alcohol sales next year.

BOE’s Goree spells out challenges for the board

With the elections out of the way, the Clayton County Board of Education will have to face some challenges in 2013, according to Jessie Goree, re-elected board member who ran unopposed.

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Decision 2012: Clayton County by the numbers

Clayton County voters supported Victor Hill for sheriff, Barack Obama for president and alcohol sales for Sundays on Election Day Tuesday.

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Obama wins Clayton in a landslide

Clayton County voters overwhelmingly backed President Barack Obama’s bid for another four years in the White House Tuesday.

Clayton goes for Sunday booze

Referendum passes in landslide

Clayton County voters overwhelmingly approved Sunday alcohol sales in unincorporated parts of the county Tuesday.

The BOE candidates in their own words

Candidates respond to our own survey

Clayton voters must chose BOE members

Although most of Clayton County’s local elections wrapped up in August, more than half of the county’s school board still has to be chosen by voters.

Clayton voter turnout hits 11 percent mark

Saturday voting this weekend

After a week-and-a-half of early voting for the upcoming general election, Clayton County’s voter turnout is already at nearly half of the turnout seen for the July 31 primary.

Education PAC rejects Heatley supporters

Group claims incumbent BOE members struggled to explain policies

At least three Clayton County Board of Education members can’t explain policies they put into place at the advice of former Clayton County Public Schools Superintendent Edmond Heatley, leaders of a local education political action committee alleged this week.

Citizens, clergy to query BOE candidates

In a written statement, State Sen. Gail Davenport said a school board candidates forum will be held Thursday, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Greater St. Peter African Methodist Episcopal Church, located at 9540 Fayetteville Road, in Jonesboro.

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Early voters greeted by candidate supporters

The first early voters were greeted Monday morning at the old courthouse by the enthusiastic supporters of a write-in candidate for Clayton County sheriff.

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Democrats throw support behind Hill

Write-in opponent calls announcement 'incredulous'

The Clayton County Democratic Party is asking voters to re-elect Victor Hill as sheriff on Nov. 6 while simultaneously accusing his write-in opponent of betraying the party.

Business leaders release BOE candidate surveys

The Clayton County Chamber of Commerce has posted the candidate questionnaire responses it received from candidates for four Clayton County Board of Education seats, the business group announced Wednesday.

Clayton to watch Obama, Romney at university

CSU hosting presidential debate party

MORROW — Obama? Romney?