News for Thursday, January 24, 2013


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Sometimes “I” comes before team

We know that there is no “I” in the word team.

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Clayton State women stay perfect with 85-61 win

Clayton State’s quest for a perfect season remains intact.

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January provides leadership to Riverdale

Quincy January is quite the gentleman.

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The power of the iColumn — CURT YEOMANS

“I.” That is perhaps the single most important — and most polarizing — letter in the alphabet.

Senior discount offered for tax preparation

The county will offer tax preparation assistance for senior citizens at a price that could be considered a big discount compared to ones many tax preparation and accounting companies give.

National Archives reflecting on emancipation

It has been 150 years since slavery officially ended in America.

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Morrow city councilman's future in question

Slaton moved to rehabilitation center, being treated for Parkinson's Disease

A member of the Morrow City Council recently spent a month and a half in an Atlanta-area hospital, where he received treatment for a major neurological disease.

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Morrow city attorney hired despite council tally

Hecht had highest cost, lowest score

Greg Hecht was appointed Morrow’s new city attorney this week despite finishing last on an interview score sheet.

Cornelia Ann Clary

Cornelia Ann Clary, of Jonesboro, passed away at the age of 81 on Jan. 22, 2013, in Jackson.

John Wetz

Mr. John Wetz, of Forest Park, passed away Jan. 22, 2013, at the age of 85.

Mr. Arlie Clay Aukerman

Mr. Arlie Clay Aukerman, 91, of Lovejoy, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Spalding Regional Hospital.

Callaway Elementary awarded $2,000 literacy grant

JONESBORO — Callaway Elementary School was awarded a $2,000 Youth Literacy Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation in support of reading education.

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And the winner is ... K-a-l-y-n

North Clayton eighth-grader wins county spelling bee

JONESBORO — Some kids shook at the microphone. Some were confident and stood tall. Some kids closed their eyes while they spelled. Some kids stared straight at the judges. Some kids spoke loudly as if exclaiming their confidence, and some kids were almost inaudible letting their spelling speak for itself. But all kids competed to be number one at the annual district spelling bee.

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North Clayton is robo-ready

Middle schoolers prepare for state FLL competition

COLLEGE PARK — The North Clayton Middle School RoboTigers are prepared for battle.