News for Thursday, March 15, 2012

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Remembering the Irish roots on St. Patrick’s Day - Curt Yeomans

I so cannot wait for Saturday to get here because it will be cornbeef and cabbage day at my house.

DIXIE DIVAS: Washing up the dishes

A friend, en route from Charlotte to Atlanta, stopped to spend the night with me.

Rex Mill student competes in state spelling bee

Rex Mill Middle School seventh-grader Brittany Chopra will represent Clayton County Schools at the Georgia Association of Educators’ 51st Anniversary State Spelling Bee.

Schools gearing up for weekend parent conference

Clayton County Public Schools is extending a invitation to all parents, students, and community members this weekend, to come out and enjoy educational games, activities, workshops, refreshments, and giveaways.

Felon again faces family violence charges

A Clayton County man released in May after serving almost two years in a Georgia state prison for a 2008 family violence assault, was arrested Thursday for allegedly beating up his girlfriend.

'Bored' teen made bomb threat, officials say

A Clayton County middle school student allegedly told investigators he reported a bomb threat, Wednesday, because he was "bored," said sheriff's officials.

Man sentenced for smuggling cash into airport

A U.S. District Court judge sentenced a Fayetteville man to prison for smuggling more than $100,000 into Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

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Lovejoy trio sells teammates on benefits of club soccer to take Lady Wildcats to the top

When Rory Welsch got the job as Lovejoy girls soccer coach four years ago, he heard a group of freshmen had been wandering the halls of the school boasting of their skills.

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Seniors celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Irish history

Approximately 60 local senior citizens proudly wore their Irish pride — regardless of whether they were actually Irish — at the J. Charley Griswell Senior Center, in Jonesboro, on Thursday.

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PAGLIA: Locals will soon join the madness

Are you ready to root for the local guys?

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BASEBALL NOTEBOOK: Locust Grove ‘learning a lot’ in rebuilding year

Either Locust Grove is as bad as its 13-2 loss to Union Grove, or is as good as its 21-5 victory over Henry County.

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GIRLS SOCCER NOTEBOOK: Locust Grove growing up fast

Now, in it’s third year of existence, Locust Grove High School finally has a senior class.

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Missing Stockbridge businessman’s trail leads to Macon

Henry County police, chamber members join search

Henry County Police and the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office are jointly investigating the disappearance of William Coker, Sr., the Stockbridge businessman police declared missing on Tuesday.

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