News for Friday, May 22, 2009


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Wildcats a little older, a little wiser

By Zack Huffman

5-22-09 obituaries

Patricia White

Clayton Schools offers graduation web casts

Clayton County Public Schools officials announced Thursday the district will conduct live, online broadcasts of the graduation ceremonies for each of the district's eight high schools next week.

Jonesboro mayor abruptly fires police chief

By Joel Hall and Linda Looney-Bond

We prayed for, we got it - Curt Yeomans

Does anyone remember how people in some groups mocked Gov. Sonny Perdue for leading a prayer for rain last year?

History on display at train depot

By Curt Yeomans

Sticking together - Ronda Rich

One night at the supper table, my brother-in-law took a teasing jab at me over a sour business deal. I was plenty aggravated at the people, with whom I had dealt, and Rodney, who is quick to spot an Achilles heel, had pinched a bit hard.

BOE calls meeting for executive session

The Clayton County Board of Education announced Thursday it will hold a called meeting today, at 5 p.m., at the district's central office, 1058 Fifth Ave., Jonesboro. The only item on the agenda for the meeting is an executive session.

Elie named Business Woman of the Year

By Maria Jose Subiria