News for Wednesday, April 17, 2013


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Clayton schools earning district-wide accreditation

After battling accreditation issues for the better part of a decade, Clayton County citizens heard from officials their school system “ranks among the best.”

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Riverdale beautifies Veterans Memorial Park

Firefighter Lawrence Ellis joined the others picking up around the quarter-acre Veterans Memorial Park.

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Jonesboro coach Dan Maehlman figured he had his starting pitching rotation in tact at the beginning of the season.

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MAHONE: Harrison “a home run” for Clayton State

When it comes to describing their thoughts on new Clayton State men’s basketball coach Paul Harrison, his two former employers use the baseball term home run.

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Clayton State names Harrison its coach

One of the first calls Clayton State athletic director Carl McAloose made when he found out he would be in the market for a men’s basketball coach went to former College of Charleston coach John Kresse.

Heatley's son charged with having a knife at school

The son of former Clayton County Schools Superintendent Dr. Ed Heatley was arrested for allegedly bringing a knife to school Tuesday.