News for Tuesday, April 23, 2013


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Henry police find man sought in Clayton killing

Henry County police have arrested a man wanted in Clayton County in the April 4 shooting death of a Conley man.

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Flint River among most endangered in America

Group says Clayton’s urbanization a threat

Clayton County’s urbanization is helping to destroy one of its main natural resources, according to a new report on the health of the nation’s rivers.

Penny Lynn Marston

Penny Lynn Marston, 45, of Riverdale, Ga., died Friday, April 19, 2013.

Mr. John William McGinnis

Mr. John William McGinnis, age 85, of Jonesboro, Ga., passed away April 22, 2013.

Jeffrey Paul Higgins

Jeffrey Paul Higgins, 51, of Forest Park, Ga., passed away early Saturday morning April 20, 2013.

Mildred Stevens Edmondson

Mildred Stevens Edmondson, 89, of St. Augustine, Fla., passed peacefully into the hands of God April 18, 2013.

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Libraries want to know ‘What’s Your Geek?’ — SHERRY TURNER

What do you geek?

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Jonesboro delays vote on police ‘Doghouse’

But Council votes to buy $1,799 grill

Officers in the Jonesboro Police Department will have to wait until next month to find out if the city will build them a new storage facility.

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Native American celebration’s founder remembered

Ted Key was not physically at Historical Jonesboro/Clayton County Inc.’s Native American Heritage Celebration Saturday — but his spirit was felt — participants said.

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Jackson quits finance director position

Resignation latest in government shakeups

Three weeks after welcoming a new leader, Clayton County’s finance department is facing another major shakeup.

Jonesboro needs ‘Comcast Cares Day’ volunteers

Wanted: Hardworking, dedicated volunteers in the City of Jonesboro.

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Lake City residents enjoy free clutter disposal

Jack Ring’s Lake City garage has breathing space again.

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Noah’s Ark in charity competition

Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary relies on community donations.

Deal signs dual credit incentive

New law aims to boost college completion rate

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation aimed at boosting Georgia’s college completion rate.