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Billy Joe "B.J." Little

Billy Joe B.J. Little, of Forest Park, passed away on April 20, 2015.

Elizabeth Austin Miller

Elizabeth Austin Miller, 76, died Monday, April 20, 2015 surrounded by family and friends.

Feds indict 16 in $10 million scam

Feds indict 16 in $10 million scam.

Defendant accused in killing over jacket set for trial Monday

Defendant accused in killing over jacket set for trial Monday.

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Man charged with making 'Brian Nichols' threat fires attorney, declines plea offer

Man charged with making ‘Brian Nichols’ threat fires attorney, declines plea offer. Trial is to start May 4.

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Jonesboro officials break ground on Lee Street Park

Jonesboro officials break ground on Lee Street Park.

Georgia Power Relay Teams coming through Clayton, Henry counties this weekend

Georgia Power employees have come together to take part in the American Cancer Society’s Run for the Reason fundraiser.

Georgia agriculture officials warn retailers, consumers of expanded Blue Bell recall

Experts stress public health concerns

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the expanded recall of all Blue Bell Creameries products currently in the marketplace, due to possible health risk.

BOE to consider pay increases in FY16 budget proposals

Clayton County officials have indicated that step increases and bonuses are possibilities next year for school employees.

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Clayton State student chapter nominated for 2015 SHRM-Atlanta Pegasus Awards

School Notebook 4-25-15

The Clayton State University Society for Human Resource Management Student Chapter has earned two finalist nominations for the 2015 SHRM-Atlanta Pegasus Awards for Excellence in Humans Resources.

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Pets of the Week — Hope & Theodore

Visit for pet information or call the Clayton County Humane Society for assistance at 770-471-9436.

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Clayton Fire and Emergency Services break ground for new training facility

The new building is part of the approved 2009 SPLOST project.

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Cool, wet weather brings on crop of stinkhorn fungus

Consumers get their questions answered by Georgia Department of Agriculture.

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Thousands attend Congressman David Scott’s 12th annual job fair

More than 15,000 people lined up in the Georgia International Convention Center with the hope of leaving with with a job.

Morrow Fire Department to bring helicopter, fire trucks to upcoming health fair

Morrow Fire Chief Mark Herendeen foresees a successful fire department-sponsored health fair headed toward Morrow.

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Dozens attend Jonesboro’s Walk and Talk Wednesday in support of resident Randy Daniel

Event helps raise awareness of organ donors

Randy Daniel has the support of a lot of people.

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College Park City Council plants pinwheels for child abuse awareness

Partnered with Interfaith Children’s Movement, a member-based organization geared to improve the lives of children, City of College Park City Council members planted blue pinwheels and proclaimed April as child abuse awareness month.

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Jonesboro’s Donaldson granted release from national letter of intent

Jonesboro’s Austin Donaldson has been granted release from his national letter of intent by the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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Jonesboro’s Mack and Bucknor to play basketball at Chattahoochee Valley Community College

Deantre Mack and Jesse Bucknor are the latest Jonesboro Cardinals to sign to play college basketball.

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Clayton State’s Kemboi shatters record en route to a conference championship

Clayton State’s Job Kemboi broke his own record in the 5,000-meters