News for Saturday, January 19, 2013

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Higher demand means more constituent aides for BOC

Growth in Clayton County has led to growth in the number of constituent aides working for the county’s commissioners.

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Jonesboro girls overcome slow start for 41-30 win

When the Riverdale girls’ basketball team looks back on its home game with Region 4-AAAA, Div. B power Jonesboro, missed opportunities will most likely come to mind.

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Jonesboro boys stymie Riverdale comeback bid

Jonesboro coach Dan Maehlman said he was proud of his team’s grit in holding off Riverdale’s late surge Friday.

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North Clayton prevails with strong defense

After giving up the most points in almost three years — an 81-game stretch — North Clayton looked to redeem itself on Friday against visiting Griffin in a Region 4-AAAA, Div. B contest.

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BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

Forest Park defeats Mundy’s Mill 35-24

Junior Kayla Potts, playing in only her third game of the season, had 12 points to lead Forest Park to a 35-24 Region 4-AAAAA, Div. A win at home Friday.

Lovejoy catcher to showcase talent

Lovejoy baseball standout Mark Flournoy is getting a chance to show his worth among the nation’s elite this weekend in the Under Armour All-America Preseason Tournament in Tuscon, Ariz.

Man charged in husband's death

Wife held on related charges

A Jonesboro man is being held without bond in the shooting death of his lover's husband, said police.

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