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DANIEL LECKIE: The worship tree

The feral cats that live in our back yard have a great little territory.

Sequoyah Middle earns national honor, working with at-risk students

School named a High Flyer Honorable Mention recipient

Sequoyah Middle has been recognized with the High Flyer Honorable Mention Award.

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Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity hosts student volunteers in Jonesboro for Spring Break

Students from Emory and Henry College will travel to Lovejoy for their spring break to volunteer with Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity.

Jonesboro takes second straight title

Jonesboro High School boys basketball took home its second consecutive state championship title Thursday night after defeating Carrollton High School.

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Clayton County’s Southern Regional Medical Center lays out long-term plans for hospital’s financial success

Now that Southern Regional Medical Center has received financial help from the county, its management has been able to develop a plan for the struggling hospital to help itself.

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Kids learn about career opportunities at Arnold Elementary

Arnold Elementary fourth-grader Nyciem Belvin aspires to be President of the United States of America one day.

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New Clayton County ordinance requires purchase of microchip for first-time impounded dogs

If your dog is impounded into Animal Control, be prepared to pay for a microchip.

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College Park’s Phoenix Trail wins Engineering Excellence Award

College Park’s Phoenix Trail is now award-winning.

CAL THOMAS: Taylor Swift’s bad investment

Pop star Taylor Swift has donated $50,000 to the New York City public school system.

Crash tangles Friday rush-hour traffic near McDonough Square

Traffic is just about at a standstill near the Square, due to a multiple car crash on Ga. 42, according to witnesses.

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Kids see ‘Selma,’ experience civil rights movement

Kids poured out of the movie theater with a new perspective on civil rights in America.

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Jonesboro wins its second-straight championship with victory over Carrollton

Jonesboro High School defeated Carrollton High School 55-50 in the class AAAA Georgia state championship game Thursday night.

CHURCH BULLETIN: Andrews Chapel United Methodist Church

Andrews Chapel United Methodist Church, 122 Watterson St. in Jonesboro, invites the community to join them for the annual Family Affair Health Fair 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. March 28.

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MARTA officials explain Breeze Card to Clayton County residents

MARTA officials let residents know a bit about how their fare cards work at a community forum at Center of Hope Ministries Thursday.

ROBINSON: Nuggets of realism amid Bibi’s bluster

Netanyahu was full of bluster — perhaps mostly for the voters back home, who go to the polls later this month — but there were nuggets of realism. I hope Congress actually listened.

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CEO Kim Ryan explains why Southern Regional Medical Center could use Clayton County money ahead of schedule

Southern Regional Medical Center could use its county money sooner, rather than later, to get through a new year slump.

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Court won’t OK Forest Park settlement with strip clubs

A federal judge declined Feb. 24 to approve the consent agreement that would end the lawsuit between two strip clubs and the City of Forest Park — but the city isn’t worried.

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MARTA, local police departments expect to work closely to keep Clayton County safe from possible transit-related crime

County to initially receive 13 MARTA police officers

Clayton County commission Chairman Jeff Turner said Thursday after a meeting between MARTA and local police forces that he doesn’t think it is likely crime will increase majorly as a result of the transit authority.

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Southern Regional Medical Center eliminates 80 jobs

Southern Regional Medical Center eliminated 80 positions Wednesday as a part of a long-term plan to move the hospital forward.

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Arts Clayton Gallery to feature work from Clayton State University, Georgia Southwestern State and The Joseph Sams School through March 27

JONESBORO — Arts Clayton Gallery has partnered with Clayton State University for a student art exhibit.