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Miss. Kimberly Ann Schmidt

Miss Kimberly Ann Schmidt of Riverdale, Georgia passed on March 24, 2015.

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There's a bike at the end of the reading rainbow

Nothing lights up a child’s — or principal’s — eyes like a shiny new bike.

Saturday 5k run will benefit young cancer patient

Saturday 5k run at Jonesboro’s The Beach will benefit young cancer patient.

State House accepts Opportunity School District legislation

The Georgia House of Representatives has passed Senate Resolution 287, legislation to allow the creation of an “Opportunity School District” in the state of Georgia.

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IRS warns college students against becoming victims of tax refund scam

Officials: Targets include college students, seniors and church members

The Internal Revenue Service is warning college students and other taxpayers to beware of an emerging federal tax refund scam tempting students to relinquish their personal identification and file tax returns claiming fraudulent refunds.

ROBINSON: The mark of terror

We don’t need to know the political or religious views of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Gunter Lubitz to call his crashing of a crowded airliner into a mountainside an act of terrorism.

Former Riverdale police officer arrested

A former Riverdale police officer has been arrested in his position as police chief in Bartow County, said a GBI spokeswoman.

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‘The good far out-weighed the bad’: Chairman Jeff Turner emphasizes Clayton County’s strides in 2015 State of the County address

Chairman emphasizes county’s recent strides in 2015 State of the County address

Chairman Jeff Turner used his 2015 State of the County Address Thursday to encourage residents to take pride in what Clayton County accomplished in 2014.

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Forest Park’s hot start halted by Starr’s Mill in region soccer play

Forest Park dropped only its second game of the season to Starr’s Mill Tuesday

Former Jonesboro kicker Xavier Slaw playing in semi-pro charity game Saturday

Former Jonesboro kicker Xavier Slaw hoping to impress with semi-pro team

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Former Jonesboro standout Toney Douglas signs with the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans

Toney Douglas, who played in China this past season, has signed with the New Orleans Pelicans for the rest of the season

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Bomb threat at Mt. Zion high, school evacuated

According to the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office there is a bomb threat at Mt Zion High School.

Morris Strength

Morris L. Strength age 83 of Morrow, GA passed away March 16, 2015.

Mrs. Jennie Elizabeth Morris

Mrs. Jennie Elizabeth (Hassig) Morris age 94 of Pickett Co. Care and Rehab in Byrdstown, Tennessee passed away Wednesday Mar. 4, 2015 at Pickett Co. Care and Rehab.

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Charges upgraded to murder in November shooting of man at Shell station in Riverdale

Charges upgraded to murder in November shooting of Hill, 21.

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Kids get career tips at Eddie White Academy career day

Kawame Gyimah guided the hose back and forth until a rainbow appeared out of the mist over the school parking lot.

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Qualifying for Clayton County BOE special election set April 13-15

The special election to fill the vacant District 9 seat on the Clayton County Board of Education is set for June 16.

Teacher job fair set Friday for Clayton County Public Schools

Clayton County Public Schools will host a certified teachers job fair Friday.

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Peeling back the layers

Conflict is as inevitable as Georgia humidity in August.

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Riverdale mayor, council honor youth basketball All-Stars Saturday Award Winners

Riverdale’s mayor and council recognized 17 of the city’s most talented basketball youths Monday.