News for Thursday, July 11, 2013

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Rico McWilliams ready for a comeback with South Carolina

The former Lovejoy Wildcat is headed back to South Carolina with an aim to make up for an injury riddled freshman year.

CRCT: Some schools lag, others progress

Newly-released data revealed large gaps exist school-by-school in state testing performance for Clayton County Public Schools.

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Sauer getting hang of ‘Junior NASCAR’ racing

Michael Sauer learned that looks can be deceiving.

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STOVALL: School spirit lives on after playing days are done

With each story and event I cover and each player, coach, racer, parent or fan I encounter, I’m further reminded of how much high school sports means to this community.

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Lovejoy to represent Georgia in national tourney

Twelve members of the Lovejoy football team will be representing the area at the National Football League’s High School Development National 7-on-7 tournament in Cleveland, Ohio, this weekend.

Barbara Ray Crawford

Barbara Ray Crawford, 74, of Jenkinsburg (formerly of Tucker), died Tuesday morning, July 9, 2013.

Rolland Mitchell Smith

Rolland Mitchell Smith, 46, of Jonesboro, Ga., died Saturday afternoon, July 6, 2013, at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

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‘Gone With The Wind’ museum expanding

Real life Civil War history will be added

The road that leads to Tara is about to get a little longer.

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And boom goes the tire — CURT YEOMANS

Enough credit isn’t given to Murphy, who was probably the greatest philosopher of all time.

Morrow weighing new amusement machine rules

The city of Morrow is about to lay down the rules by which operators of coin-operated amusement machines must play.

Turner: No consensus fire chief pick from BOC

It is possible that Clayton County fire Chief Jeff Hood will retire from his position next week without knowing who will be his temporary replacement.

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