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Skip Nichols goes out with win at Thursday Thunder

It was a very emotional day for Trena Etheredge as she made the two and half hour trek from Albany to Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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MAHONE: Skip Nichols has left lasting legacy

Nichols has left lasting impression

It was the way Skip Nichols wanted it to end.

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First-time champions crowned at Thursday Thunder

All Jensen Jorgensen had to do Thursday was start the race at Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Thursday Thunder, and the Outlaws division title was won.

Donald Ray (Don) Wills

Donald Ray (Don) Wills of Forest Park passed away on July 22, 2014.

Clayton Community Calendar - July 26, 2014

Movie Under The Stars

5K Foam Fest cancelled, company closing

Runners planning to participate in the 5k Foam Fest at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in September may have lost some money.

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Chief ADA wins top award at conference

Clayton County Chief Assistant District Attorney Erman Tanjuatco was named the top prosecutor in Georgia’s Division 2 this week.

Lovejoy considers citizen IDs

Officials are considering creating city-based IDs in Lovejoy.

Kids found in filth, mother charged

A mother of five has been charged with child deprivation after officials said the kids were living in filthy conditions.

Council members press repeat on city solicitor discussion

Discussion over the city solicitor position is becoming a bit like deja vu in Forest Park.

Mayor, council pursue audit over SPLOST funding

Lovejoy council approved resolution this week authorizing Mayor Bobby Cartwright to negotiate with other municipalities to determine whether to collectively pursue an independent audit of Clayton County’s SPLOST funds.

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Half of I-75 south shut down for maintenance

Southbound traffic on I-75 is backed up for at least two miles this afternoon because of construction work at the Ga. 54 exit in Morrow.

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Rocking Out

Thousands of Henry residents attend Vans Warped Tour

Thousands of Henry residents attend Vans Warped Tour

Block evacuated after teen sets off device

A teenager faces several charges after police said he detonated a homemade device late Wednesday night.

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Michael Zachary looks to continue Drew High winning tradition as the new basketball coach

Since it’s opening in 2009,Drew High has quickly emerged as one of the state’s top basketball programs in Class AAAAA.

ROBINSON: Israel losing moral high ground

I support Israel. I abhor Hamas. But unleashing such devastating firepower on a tiny, densely crowded enclave in which civilians are trapped — and thus destined to become casualties— is wrong by any reasonable moral standard.

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James “M.J.” Walker has excelled in football and basketball at Jonesboro

James “M.J.” Walker spent the better part of Monday morning going through defensive back drills with the Jonesboro Cardinals football team.

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Lovejoy DT Chris Henderson gets unexpected all-star game invitation

The prestigious Rising Seniors All-Star Game has coming calling again to the Clayton County area, however, this selection is for a player not as highly notarized as others.

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Montrailius Moseley and Kali James inspire Jonesboro football

It is often said that it isn’t the size of the dog in the fight, but rather the size of the fight in the dog. And Jonesboro juniors Montrailius Moseley and Kali James knows this all to well.