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Clayton schools police chief: 'Coordinated efforts' taken to prevent possible violence at multiple campuses

Clayton County Public Schools took steps today to secure several unidentified campuses today after hearing reports of possible violent acts planned for today, school system police Chief Cox said in a statement.

Church Bulletin — Oct. 5, 2014

First Baptist Church

William "Bill" Lee

William J. "Bill" Lee was born December 15, 1925 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Colie R. Lee, and he passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2014.

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Lovejoy seeks fifth straight region title

For Randy Robinson, tonight’s game against Tucker is more than just for the Region 2-AAAAAA championship.

Morrow Mustangs secure state cross country spot

As the runners were crossing the finish line at the Heritage Christian Church cross country course in Fayetteville, Morrow coach Anthony McKissic started to get a little nervous.

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Babb Middle defeats Eddie White Academy for Clayton County Middle School Championship

Babb defeats White 8-0 to win county title

Babb Middle School gave further proof that defense wins championships.

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Babb defeats Eddie White 8-0 for Clayton County Middle School title

The middle school football season came to a close with the crowning of a champion earlier this week.

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EUGENE ROBINSON: What would Republicans do?

OPINION: This year's campaign has been dull and disheartening

No matter how well Republicans do at the polls Tuesday — and my hunch is they won’t do as well as they hope — the GOP won’t be able to claim any kind of mandate. That’s because they have refused to articulate any vision for governing.

Clayton Community Calendar - Oct. 31, 2014

Join Arts Clayton Gallery, 136 S. Main St., Nov. 1-Dec. 20 every Saturday for its annual Mistletoe Market.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Tim Cook said that while he never denied his sexuality, he never publicly acknowledged it. The executive said that for years he's been open with many people about his sexual orientation and that plenty of his Apple colleagues know he is gay.

Local sex offenders to be monitored on Halloween

Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles officials say sex offenders on parole will be subject to increased supervision on Halloween.

Chilly weather expected across area

National Weather Service forecasters say a freeze is possible in parts of the northeast Georgia mountains Sunday, as a large area of cold high pressure builds into the region.

Demetrius Douglas’ 2012 campaign finance reporting issues investigated

The government entity responsible for campaign financing is investigating four allegations against state Rep. Demetrius Douglas dating back to 2012.

Rhode Island student asks for help on state project

Letter to the Editor

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Jason Carter visits Clayton County as tight Georgia governor’s race enters final days | PHOTOS

Democratic candidate says Southern Crescent key to his campaign

Democratic candidate for Governor Jason Carter visited Clayton County Thursday in a bid to get as much of his support base as possible to vote in the Nov. 4 General Election.

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Marc Lamont Hill to speak at Male Leadership Summit

School Notebook 10-31-14

Clayton State University’s Department of Campus Life will host its Fifth Annual Male Leadership Summit Nov. 13, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Clayton State Student Activities Center.

Hey Clayton, let’s take a ride

Election days come and go, and politicians slip in and out of office. After awhile they all begin to look the same.

Words and actions

Letter to the Editor

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Halloween should be about costumes, trick-or-treating — CURT YEOMANS

Over a span of 36 years, I’ve learned that everything — well I guess nearly everything actually — is cyclical when it comes to Halloween.

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Clayton sees growth in percentage of students graduating on time

Clayton County Public Schools experienced a year-over-year jump in the percent of students graduating its high schools on time.