News for Friday, November 16, 2012


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Mrs. Ellen Mae Edmondson

Mrs. Ellen Mae Edmondson, 86, of Jonesboro, passed away, Nov. 15, 2012.

Cynthia Rose Coker

Cynthia Rose Coker, 66, of Chicago, passed away after a brief illness, surrounded by family and friends, on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.

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Takin’ F.I.V.E. at 5

Chamber’s annual mixer celebrates businesswomen

Well, for one night every year in Clayton County, they mix and mingle, do a little networking and enjoy some artwork at the Arts Clayton Gallery in Jonesboro. It’s a little event the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Council call “Take F.I.V.E. at 5.”

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Minister hopes to feed 1,000 hungry souls during second annual holiday event

When Teresa Pugh opens the doors to Charles Drew High School Thursday, she likely will see herself in the faces of the hungry folks looking for a hot holiday meal.

College Park mayor lashes out at school board

Longino says board members were ‘disrespectful’ to mayors at BOE meeting

The Clayton County Board of Education has received a harsh tongue lashing from College Park Mayor Jack Longino over the way board members treated an offer of help from the county’s seven mayors Nov. 5, according to a letter obtained by Clayton News Daily.