News for Tuesday, April 9, 2013


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Wanda Flippo

Wanda Flippo of Morrow passed away April 5, 2013.

Mrs. Nellie Lou Southern

Funeral services for Mrs. Nellie Lou Southern will be held Thursday, April 11, 2013, 10 a.m. at Tara Garden Chapel. Burial will be at Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, Ga.

James Daniel Evers

James Daniel Evers, age 33, of Conley passed away April 4, 2013.

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Lovejoy over budget, adds $68,500 for cost hikes

The City of Lovejoy is thousands of dollars over budget this year.

Lake City, CSU discussing police partnership

Police in Lake City are talking with Clayton State University officials about forming an outreach partnership that would give criminal justice students real world law enforcement experience, a captain from the department told city leaders Monday.

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Residents enjoy nature at Wild Azalea Festival

Jonesboro youth Kaylin Dorjee stayed in her stroller Saturday, looking around as she took in the spectacle of nature around her at William H. Reynolds Memorial Nature Preserve.

Douglas crows about drivers license bill support

State Rep. Demetrius Douglas (D-Stockbridge) said he is proud he played a role in getting through the Georgia House of Representatives a senate bill he sponsored which would allow non-U.S. citizens to get temporary drivers license extensions.

Southern Regional promoting healthy spring in residents steps

It’s spring and while the flowers are showing signs of life as they blossom in a symphony of color, Southern Regional Medical Center officials want residents to check for signs of healthy living.

VFW car show Saturday

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6330 will host its Spring Car, Bike and Truck Show April 13.

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Woman helps police with sting to buy fake tickets

After a woman bought airline tickets that turned out to be counterfeit, she helped police arrest the seller, said officials.

Cops bust guy with pot in chips bag

Recycling — even criminals do it.

Bond denied in murder case

A Clayton County Superior Court judge denied bond for a man held since August in the death of his girlfriend's toddler.