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Lake Spivey Road Race

Lake Spivey Road Race

Register now for the Lake Spivey Road Race. Proceeds support the Kids Outdoord Initiative and Southern Regional NICU.   

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Driver killed after striking I-285 median wall


CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- A driver died after his car struck a median wall on Interstate 285 Monday morning.

The accident happened at around 5:25 a.m. near the Airport Loop Road exit on eastbound I-285 in Clayton County.

Clayton County Police Officer Jamine Moton said the 34-year-old driver's Toyota Camry hit the wall on the left side of the road. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not yet been released, pending notification of next of kin.

The wreck is under investigation.

Man fatally shot in Clayton County


CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Police are investigating after a man was shot to death in Clayton County on Thursday.

According to Clayton County Police Officer Shelton Brown, officers responding to a shooting call at 6726 Tara Blvd. found the 36-year-old victim around 5:30 p.m.

More details are expected to be released later. Refresh for the latest updates.

 


Free community concert in Clayton County

Free community concert in Clayton County

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Clayton County will host a community concert featuring Gritz & Jelly Butter & Casme' on Thursday, Aug. 27 at 6 p.m.

Bring your own lawn chair.

For additional information, call 770-477-3766

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Clayton County hospital files for bankruptcy


RIVERDALE, Ga. (WXIA) -- After struggling financially for many years, the only major hospital in Clayton County has declared bankruptcy.

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But it plans to stay afloat.

Southern Regional Medical Center handles 60,000 emergency room visits a year, a quarter of which come from uninsured patients. It is that burden that left Southern Regional hanging on financially.

The only way to survive? Go bankrupt.

"This would be the biggest hospital to close in Georgia," said Andy Miller, editor and CEO of Georgia Health News.

Audit possible on Sheriff Victor Hill spending


JONESBORO, GA -- The chairman of the Clayton County commission says taxpayer spending by Sheriff Victor Hill could "raise eyebrows" and may require an audit. The spending was first disclosed by the 11Alive Investigators following a six-month investigation into Hill's spending.

The investigation showed that Hill has spent tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars on travel and trinkets. The travel includes three separate visits to a gulf coast casino, and $4787 worth of shiny, custom-made Victor Hill trinkets.

The Money Trail: Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill


CLAYTON COUNTY, GA (WXIA) – Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill has kept a low profile since critically shooting a friend in May.

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