News for Thursday, April 18, 2013


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North Clayton’s Lorenda Holston and Jonesboro’s S’Kayia Hampton meet again at the Region 4-AAAA track meet today. Here’s a look at two of the Southern Crescent’s queens of the track.

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Mundy’s Mill baseball rebuilding for the future

Mundy’s Mill coach Patrick Smith has been in this position before, so he knows that good things are in store for his team down the road.

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Ferguson, Gates ready to face off in Region 4-AAAA track meet

Top hurdles in Class AAAA are also chasing after state title

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MAHONE: Rivals meet at region meet

There is always that game within the game.

Conley teen indicted in alleged carjacking

A Conley teenager has been indicted with two others in an alleged January carjacking and armed robbery.

Forest Park dad accused of kidnapping kids

held in Texas on probation violation charge

Clayton County Sheriff's Fugitive Unit has caught up with a Forest Park man sought internationally two years ago for allegedly kidnapping his four children.

Police ID person of interest in shooting death

Clayton County police have identified a person of interest in the April 4 shooting death of a Conley man.

Wesley Junior Shelton

Wesley Junior Shelton, 73, of Forest Park, passed away April 18, 2013.

Richard P. Kessinger

Richard P. Kessinger, 57, of Ellenwood passed away April 14, 2013.

Ellen Johnson Hutcheson

Ellen Johnson Hutcheson, 84, of Riverdale, passed away April 17, 2013.

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Tree trail to grow at nature preserve

A tree may have grown in Brooklyn, as the old story goes, but a bunch of trees are about to grow in Morrow.

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Reborn ethics committee takes shape

The county’s reformed ethics committee has, for the most part, been set by Clayton County commissioners, but now the group has a key question to answer. What’s next?

iPads send county clipboards to iDumpster

Clipboards? Who uses clipboards? That’s old school. Clayton County can buy iPads with $3,310 in tax dollars instead.

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Boston — the home away from home — CURT YEOMANS

Boston ranks as one of my Top 6 all-time favorite cities.