News for Saturday, November 17, 2012

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Jonesboro’s Benson, Dawkins sign with D-1 schools

Kimberly Dawkins and Briana Benson worked together last season to help take the Jonesboro Lady Cardinals to the Final Four.

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Jonesboro basketball program has both boys, girls teams dreaming big this season

Jonesboro basketball went 2-for-2 last season.

Mount Zion’s Holder signs with Jacksonville

Mount Zion basketball standout Jarius “JR” Holder made his college choice official Wednesday night.

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Jonesboro comes up short at Westover

This time, Westover hung on.

Riverdale’s season ends in loss to Cairo

It was a special night Friday for the Cairo Syrupmakers, and especially sweet for head coach Tom Fallaw.

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Custis gets 4 TDs as Lovejoy whips Tri-Cities

Ranked No. 7 in the state, the Lovejoy Wildcats have been seldom challenged this season. That trend continued Friday night at Twelve Oaks Stadium, as Lovejoy rolled to a 51-13 win over Tri-Cities in the first round of the Class AAAAAA playoffs.

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What's in your soil? -- Gabriel Stovall

Contrary to what some may believe, I didn't always pay a whole lot of attention in Church when I was a kid.

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Man jailed after alleged violent attack

Witnesses say he pointed loaded gun at victim

Punches in the face and a shot in the air landed one man in jail.

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Waka Flocka Flame donates turkey dinners to needy

Event includes children activities

A well known rapper from Clayton County gave away turkey dinners to needy families Friday.

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CCPD retires 53 years of experience

Still, Rohm honored for outstanding service

Clayton County Police Department (CCPD) recently held a retirement ceremony for two veterans.

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Toys for Tots campaign under way in Riverdale

Fire department aids less fortunate children

The Riverdale Fire Department is collecting unwrapped gifts as part of its “Toys for Tots” campaign.

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