News for Monday, July 9, 2012


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Mrs. Deloris “Dee” Jones

Mrs. Deloris “Dee” Jones, 75, of Sun City Peachtree, Griffin, Georgia passed away July 8, 2012.

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Seniors can beat the heat with free wind and water

With temperatures tipping triple digits, the health and well-being of homebound residents becomes paramount. To help them beat the heat, Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services partnered with Home Depot to donate 75 fans and 34 cases of bottled water to the county’s Senior Services program.

Former Jonesboro star Toney Douglas traded to Houston

Former Jonesboro star Toney Douglas was thrown in the mix of the Houston Rockets’ roster overhaul Monday.

Who’s courting business?

Chamber releases candidate survey answers

With the state primary only weeks away, candidates for elected offices have gotten down to business — in a manner of speaking.

Mary Lea Roller-Stoddard

Mary Lea Roller-Stoddard, born on May 4, 1937, passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home on Dec. 21, 2011, after a courageous battle with uterine cancer.