News for Tuesday, February 19, 2013


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Riverdale girls fall 80-61 to Monroe

They’re young, but the exuberance is off the charts.

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Bradley ready for spotlight this time

If Stafan Bradley gets another shot like he did last season, he promises things will be different.

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MAHONE: ‘It’s not life’ without Wortham

Sports Editor Derrick Mahone says this season — and world — wouldn't be the same without Eagle's Landing star senior

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Timing right for Forest Park’s Potts

It wasn’t a set play, but there was no doubt to Kayla Potts’ Forest Park teammates and coaches that she was going to take what ended up being the game-deciding shot.

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Eagle's Landing's Wortham Jr. is a walking miracle

Back from the brink of death, Eagle’s Landing’s star senior has unfinished business

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Eagle's Landing football coach relives day he hooked a defibrillator to Golden Eagles basketball star Eric Wortham Jr. to help save his life

Dianne Cassell

Dianne Cassell, 62, of Douglasville, died Feb. 17, 2013.

Matthew Trollinger

Matthew Trollinger, 36, of Jonesboro Ga passed away Feb. 17, 2013.

Authurine Hazel McMahan

creativity, and devotion to her family and God. Authurine entered into her heavenly home on Feb. 16, 2013, at the age of 83.

Margaret Somers (Nan) Beese

Margaret Somers (Nan) Beese, 90, of McDonough, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013.

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Audrey Leella Long Matthews

Audrey Leella Long Matthews, 87, longtime resident of Morrow, and of late, Bethany Manor in Horseheads, N.Y., passed away on Feb. 13, 2013.

Clayton’s STARs shine brightly today

County’s highest-achieving students to be recognized

Nine students will be recognized by the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce and Clayton County Rotary Club as the county’s 2013 “STAR Students.”

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Opportunities for service

Nine youths from Clayton nominated for military academies

Eight Clayton County Public Schools students and one active duty soldier were formally nominated by Congressman David Scott (D-Ga.) for service academy appointments over the weekend.

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State investigating Turner’s residency

Chairman calls claims personal attack

The issue of whether Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner lives in the county may soon be settled once and for all.

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Secretary of State investigating BOC chairman's residency

The Georgia Secretary of State's office has launched an investigation into the residency of Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner, an official with the state office has confirmed.