News for Friday, February 22, 2013


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In your Facebook! — Feb. 22, 2013

“In Your Facebook” is a recurring feature in Clayton News Daily which highlights just some of comments posted each week on the newspaper’s Facebook page.

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Rolling cameras may fuel University Station

Officials say project needs diversity for success

A proposed movie soundstage designed to bring stars to Clayton County could be the catalyst needed to get a long-dormant development off the ground.

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By the window or on the aisle — CURT YEOMANS

There are great questions which perplex the human mind and stand as the great queries of the universe.

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Clayton County to storm State Capitol

Clayton County residents have an opportunity to see state lawmakers doing what they do next week.

BOC split over audit, financial planner

Clayton County commissioners continued to fight this week over a forensic audit of county spending.

Students face Black History Month query

Commissioner Sonna Singleton is set to host her first ever “Black History Month Quiz Bowl” competition Saturday.

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Perry keeps Morrow on top

School has produced back-to-back county STAR Students

Morrow High School senior Lindsey Perry is a wise sage in a teenager’s body, according to her Latin teacher, Ginia McMillan.

BOE changing sick leave policy

Board meets for work session Monday

The Clayton County Board of Education meets for its monthly work session Monday.

Suspicious package left at Animal Control

Police said investigation under way

Clayton County police are investigating a suspicious package found Friday morning in the bathroom of Animal Control.

Budget advisory committee meets

Clayton County Public Schools kicked off its budget season with the first meeting of its citizens advisory committee Thursday.

EDITORIAL: Primer: How to get the media on your side

Public officials probably spend too much time thinking about how to get the media on their side.

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The 2013 baseball season has finally arrived.

Jonesboro crisis center expands its reach

Facility to aid in sexual assault exams

Gayla Nobles is accustomed to quoting the statistic from the nonprofit Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network.

Clayton State hosts women’s education conference

Clayton State University is hosting the Georgia Association of Women in Higher Education Annual Conference this week.