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Mrs. Betty Ruth Wesley

Mrs. Betty Ruth Wesley, age 85, of Jonesboro, passed away, August 27, 2014.

Cynthia "Cindy" Albitus

Cynthia S. Albitus, Cindy, 57, of Fayetteville, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

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Clayton County jail worker charged with providing drugs, cell phone to inmate

Pharaoh Johnson did maintenance labor

Jail maintenance worker charged with providing drugs, cell phone to inmate

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Jonesboro man says son’s death was ‘awful mistake’

Judge sentences Clarence Jenkins Jr. to life in prison with the chance of parole

A Jonesboro man convicted of murder in the November 2012 death of his son said it was an “awful mistake” and asked for leniency in his sentencing Thursday.

Ex-VA worker headed to federal prison for theft

An Ellenwood woman is going to federal prison for a year and must repay more than $80,000 she stole in her position as a secretary for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Mayor Burke: ‘To my knowledge, none of them knew each other’

Finding hidden connections in the controversial Morrow police chief hiring process

There are some dots to connect behind the scenes of the hiring process of Morrow’s police chief.

Riverdale mother, domestic partner face charges in death of child, 4

Mother, partner face charges in child’s death

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Former Clayton County Senior Services director gets two years in prison for theft

The former director of Clayton County Senior Services should have known better than to steal from the programs she was overseeing.

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Mundy's Mill ready for chance against No. 6 Lovejoy

During his post-practice speech earlier this week, Mundy’s Mill coach Greg Manior told his players they should play this season with a chip on their shoulder.

Church Bulletin - July 26, 2014

First Baptist Church

Luther Jackson

Mr. Luther Jackson, 78, of 501 Circus St., Griffin, passed Thursday, August 21, 2014, at Brightmoor Hospice.

Mrs. Betty Ruth Wesley

Mrs. Betty Ruth Wesley, age 85, of Jonesboro, passed away, August 27, 2014.

Cynthia "Cindy" Albitus

Cynthia S. Albitus, Cindy, 57, of Fayetteville, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

Clayton County Work Task Force hopes to find local hires for Gillem Logistics Center

The people responsible for creating the Gillem Logistics Center are now taking steps to make sure local residents can get the jobs that will be created there.

Clayton Community Calendar - Aug. 30, 2014

Battle of Jonesborough

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Logano eyes Cup title

HAMPTON — There was a time when Joey Logano had the nickname “Sliced Bread” around the NASCAR circuit.

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Clayton County Severe Weather task force preparing for possible winter storms

County officials discussing lessons learned from 2014 snow, ice storms

Remember the first of the year when the metro area got hit with three back to back ice storms that crippled traffic and, much like Sherman did 150 years ago, brought Atlanta to its knees?

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NASCAR driver David Ragan visits with fans, signs autographs | PHOTO GALLERY

Fans were beaming ear to ear Wednesday as NASCAR driver David Ragan sat down to sign autographs.

Road to Tara Museum partners with Smithsonian for free admission

New website, ‘Gone With the Wind’ book launch details also announced

The Road to Tara Museum in Jonesboro has announced plans for one day of free admission, a new website and a ‘Gone With the Wind’ book launch.

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Three students receive Classie Mae Turner Scholarship

They are being raised by their grandparents

Deja Williams was the grand-prize winner of the Classie Mae Turner Scholarship — a scholarship Clayton County Board of Commissioners Chairman Jeff Turner awards to a promising student being raised by his or her grandparents.

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