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Missing teen in Clayton County found


JONESBORO, Ga. – Missing teen in Clayton County found

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Last weekend of roadwork for a while

Last weekend of roadwork for a while

(WXIA) -- The Georgia Department of Transportation has good news and bad news.

The bad news: Scheduled road maintenance will make weekend commutes difficult in several spots around Atlanta.

The good news: It's the last major construction weekend before workers take a break for Thanksgiving.

This weekend's projects include:

Clayton County
* 2 northbound lanes of I-75 will be closed at Highway 138 from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for concrete replacement.

Clayton/Henry counties
* 2 northbound lanes of I-75 will be closed between Hudson Bridge Road/Eagles Landing Parkway and Mount Zion Boulevard from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 p.m. Sunday for concrete slab replacement.

MARTA to begin Clayton Co. bus service in March


CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. (WXIA) -- MARTA says at least two bus lines are expected go into service in Clayton County on March 21, 2015.

Collection of the transportation tax is set to begin on March 1, with the new bus lines going into service later in the month, according to media relations officer Lyle Harris.

Harris says the routes that will run have not been determined yet.

He says hearings will be held in early December to allow Clayton County residents to have some input before establishing the bus routes. Harris said they expect to have at least two, but "more likely" three routes running by March 21.

Day care teacher arrested for Simple Battery


(WXIA) -- A day care teacher was arrested and charged with Simple Battery against a child Friday afternoon.

The Clayton County Police Department arrested Alexis J. Wilson-Britten, of Jonesboro, for Simple Battery against a two-year-old.

Wilson-Britten is a teacher at Kids R Kids Day Care Center, which is located at 1357 Lakeridge Parkway in Riverdale.

She is accused of kicking a child in an attempt to push the child away.

According to authorities, video surveillance recording from inside Wilson-Britten's classroom revealed footage consistent with the accusation.

The care remains an ongoing investigation.

Weekend roadwork: I-285 and the south side

Weekend roadwork: I-285 and the south side

(WXIA) -- The Georgia Department of Transportation will work on a number of infrastructure projects on Atlanta's highways this weekend.

Drivers are strongly encouraged to avoid Interstates 20 and 285 on the west side of the city, as well as I-75 south of the Perimeter, if possible.

As always, all work is weather permitting.

Scheduled projects include:

Bartow County
* 2 southbound lanes of I-75 will be closed between one mile south of Emerson-Allatoona Road and two miles north of Glade Road Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for bridge maintenance.

Clayton/Henry counties
* 2 northbound lanes of I-75 will be closed between Hudson Bridge Road/Eagles Landing Parkway and Mount Zion Boulevard from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 p.m. Sunday for concrete slab replacement.

Hundreds turn out to Clayton Co. MARTA job fair


JONESBORO, Ga. -- Hundreds of job seekers showed up for a MARTA job fair in Clayton County on Thursday.

After 75 percent of voters approved a measure to expand Marta service to the area, MARTA announced it will hire 300 to 400 new employees. Thursday's job fair was the first of five.

"Our goal is to hire as many Claytonites as we possibly can to work in Clayton," said MARTA General Manager Keith Parker.

MARTA officials say it's the first major expansion for public transit in 40 years.The plan is to hire new employees at all levels.

Mattie's Call canceled for Riverdale woman


RIVERDALE, Ga. -- Clayton County police have canceled a Mattie's Call for a woman who left a Riverdale group home over the weekend.

Edna Carlene Steadman, 73, was last seen Saturday at around 1:30 p.m. at the home in the 1900 block of Westley Drive.

Police said she left voluntarily with 61-year-old Linda Alexander, a former employee and resident of the home. They were located in Hall County Tuesday morning.