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Ed. Note: We are not identifying the victims or alleged victims in this story, particularly because some were or are minors. If you need help, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-7233 or text START to 88788. A resource for men seeking to break the cycle of…

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Your Monday Roundup for Feb. 6, 2023

The race for the Clayton County Sheriff’s special election on March 21 is underway. Acting Sheriff Levon Allen was a no-show at another public forum for candidates. More forums are coming up. Della Ashley has qualified as a Republican candidate in the Georgia House District 75 race. Former Jonesboro City Councilman Alfred Dixon says he…

VIDEO: Sheriff’s forum

The Clayton County Federation of Democratic Women provided this feed of the Clayton County Sheriff’s Forum. The event was standing-room only at the Tabernacle of Praise Church International in Jonesboro. All five candidates were invited. Only Interim Sheriff Levon Allen failed to show up. He was represented on the stage by an empty chair. Panelists…

BOC chair’s assistant charged with false statements

The assistant to Clayton County Chairman Jeff Turner is in the Clayton County Jail, charged with making false statements about an alleged threat against Turner. Katrina Fay Holloway, 52, of Decatur, was charged with one count each of false statements and false report of a crime. Online jail records show she was booked at 4:09…

Holloway granted bond; Franklin takes to cameras

10:18 p.m.: CORRECTION: CLARIFIES that Franklin repaid the county for some travel funds; ADDS Brandon Turner does not report directly to Jeff Turner Katrina Holloway, former Clayton County assistant to Chairman Jeff Turner, has been granted bond after making her first appearance via Zoom at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 31. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation…


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