News for Friday, March 23, 2012


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Seniors playing in GACA Showcase

Marcus Hunt does admit that he would like to have made the prestigious McDonald’s All-American game, but the former North Clayton standout is not going to dwell on it.

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PAGLIA: Well played, Chipper

The manual for how to walk away from professional sports — any professional sport — was written in 2001.

Jonesboro City Council to hold rare special session

The Jonesboro City Council is expected to discuss a possible jazz concert, and a proposed Christian entertainment facility, during a rare special session in the upcoming week.

Stockbridge company part of military-services contract

A Henry County company is set to provide support to the U.S. Armed Forces over the next five years, as a result of a lucrative contract.

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Jones County woman charged with Coker's murder

Pamela Carole Moss, the 54-year-old woman accused of killing Stockbridge businessman William “Doug” Coker, has been formally charged with felony murder.

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Math Madness at Church Street Elementary

School hosts math competition to prep for CRCT

Students from the third, fourth, and fifth grades competed in the MathFest Competition at Church Street Elementary in Riverdale.

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MAXIE: Our link to a bygone era passes away

The Scripture says “It is appointed unto man once to die,” but — forgive me, Lord — I always wondered if there might be an exemption for Furman Bisher.

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Babb Middle awarded grant to fight child obesity

“What you put in your body, is what will come out,” said Chuck Smith, the retired defensive end, and former captain of the Atlanta Falcons, in his address to scores of youngsters, at Babb Middle School, on Thursday.

Trio sentenced in 2009 murders of two men

The stepfather of a man gunned down, stabbed and beaten to death in 2009 cried softly Friday morning in Clayton County Superior Court as he remembered one of the last conversations he had with the son he raised as his own.