News for Tuesday, October 9, 2012


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Lovejoy’s Jackson diversifies game

Lovejoy tight end Arshad Jackson hasn’t had any 10-catch, 200-yard performances yet this season.

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STOVALL: WANTED: Middle school pipeline for future success

I overheard a conversation of several seventh and eighth graders discussing where they wanted to go to high school.

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Drew RBs share the load

After relying on just one running back to carry the offensive load in his previous seasons, Drew coach Jarrett Laws tried an experiment this season.

Six CCPS teachers named TOTY finalists

Dr. Gloria Duncan, Coordinator of Professional Learning for Clayton County Public Schools, is announcing six finalists for the 2013 Clayton County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. One finalist will be honored as Teacher of the Year at the annual recognition at 7 p.m. Jan. 17, at the Performing Arts Center.

American Music coming to Spivey Hall

The Clayton State University Orchestra, along with the Southern Crescent Symphony, will present a program of American Music in Clayton State University’s world-famous Spivey Hall Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m.

Clayton State strikes gold — twice — at Chancellor's Customer Service Awards

Pat Barton (McDonough), Clayton State director of financial aid, won the gold medal award for Outstanding Customer Service Leadership Award. Clayton State’s IT help desk, The HUB, won the gold medal award for Front Desk Support Excellence. “We have a campus full of potential gold medal winners,” said an understandably proud Clayton State President Dr. Thomas J. Hynes after the awards ceremony.

EDITORIAL: National Newspaper Week recognized

If community newspapers continue to do what newspapers do well, the sky will not fall anytime soon.

Robert L. Mays

Mr. Robert Leonard Mays, 72, of 10274 Hwy 72 West, Pembroke, N.C. died Oct. 4, 2012.

Major Sanders

Major Sanders, 18, of Stockbridge, died suddenly Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012.

Grace L. Dorris

Grace L. Dorris, 87, of Stockbridge, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012

William Lee Cochran

William Lee Cochran, 84, of Stockbridge, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012.

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JoAnn Kennedy

JoAnn Kennedy, 80, passed away on Oct. 8, 2012, at her home with her family at her bedside.

Mary Sweet

Mary Sweet, 84, of Forest Park, passed away Oct. 6, 2012.

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Police search for appliance accomplice

The Riverdale Fire Department soon will have a fire truck that serves multiple purposes.

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Jonesboro home a carnival of Halloween

B.J. Burrell’s displays have been a Halloween tradition in Jonesboro for approximately 41 years, since she and her husband Curtis obtained their Church Street home from her grandparents.