News for Monday, July 23, 2012

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Sarah Rachel Sargent Phillips

Sarah Rachel Sargent Phillips, of Morrow, Georgia passed away peacefully in her sleep on the morning of July 23, 2012 at the age of 75.

Sarah Rachel Sargent Phillips

Sarah Rachel Sargent Phillips, of Morrow, Georgia passed away peacefully in her sleep on the morning of July 23, 2012 at the age of 75.

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Jacqueline Maffi

Jacqueline Maffi, age 83, of Jonesboro, GA, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012.

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Clayton, Henry small ministries making big impact

Driving through Clayton and Henry counties, you can see a church building on practically every corner.

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Henry and Clayton residents learn to count stitches

Crocheting is a pastime enjoyed by a large number of Henry and Clayton County residents who not only found a relaxing way to pass the time and a social activity to enjoy with friends, but also create a few heirlooms along the way.

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Porsche HQ to break ground in late fall

Henry Ford II Avenue to be renamed Ferdinand Porsche Avenue

Ground will be broken later this fall — and a major thoroughfare will have its name changed — when work begins on Porsche’s North American headquarters on the site of the old Ford assembly plant.

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Healthy Bodies: Parks & Rec keeping youth active

JONESBORO — Reise McDaniel, 18, has been attending Clayton County Parks and Recreation summer camp “All For One” from the time he was 6 years old.

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Jonesboro finds LOST negotiator in Day

Mayor Joy Day will represent her city at the LOST negotiating table but the Jonesboro City Council will be waiting to find out if an agreement between Clayton County and its seven cities is to their liking.

Suspect tells cops he wanted to be ‘hero’

Solicitor may seek reimbursement in case

A Hampton man who told police in May he thwarted a sniper pointing a rifle at a packed school bus has reportedly confessed to making up the story in order to be a hero and collect a reward.

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