News for Friday, January 18, 2013


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Donald (Donnie) Lee James

Donald (Donnie) Lee James, 69, passed away on Jan. 10, 2013.

Mrs. Ola Mae Dover

Mrs. Ola Mae Avery Dover, 72, of Jonesboro, passed away Jan. 18, 2013, at Sacred Journey Hospice in McDonough.

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Hwy. 138 medians to bloom with beautification

The tall gray planters found Hwy. 138’s medians between Walt Stephens Road and the Henry County line will soon bloom with new colors.

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Security blankets

Gifts from civic group offers comfort at crime scenes

A young, wailing child clutched a blanket made by members of the Daughters of American Revolution and found comfort in the midst of a shooting scene last summer.

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Despite state flu ‘epidemic,’ county not hit hard

JONESBORO — The Georgia Department of Public Health is reporting “epidemic” flu activity across the state, saying the virus is “hitting Georgia harder this year than it has in nearly a decade.” But Clayton County does not appear to be in crisis mode.

Woman indicted for hitting bicyclist

A Clayton County grand jury indicted a driver on charges related to an accident involving a child on a bicycle.

EDITORIAL: Archives should stay on front burner

It is obvious some of the passion for the full funding of the Georgia Sate Archives facility in Morrow has died down.