News for Saturday, July 13, 2013

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Readin', writin' and 'rithmatic easier to tackle with the right tools

Jeryl Clemons knows firsthand the importance of students being equipped with the tools of their trade — pencils, notebooks, papers and pens.

Program aims to 'change a generation'

The population of the village it takes to raise a child has just increased by one in Clayton County with a mentoring program aimed at troubled kids.

Jonesboro holding special vote on radio purchase

Police in Jonesboro may soon get a new radio system to meet new federal communications regulations.

State releases End-of-Course Tests pass rates

Clayton County students struggled on this year’s End-of-Course Tests in biology, math II and U.S. history, according to data released this week by the Georgia Department of Education.

Lovejoy set to vote on millage

Officials: No increase for tax payers

City officials plan to vote next month on whether to lower Lovejoy’s millage rate.

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Connor Younginer has best finish in career at AMS

Fresh from a night of Thursday Thunder action on the Atlanta Motor Speedway track.

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Strong Rock football is ready for a playoff run

Strong Rock's quarterback tandem wants a playoff berth.

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MAHONE: Riverdale players getting it done on and off the field

Riverdale coach is making sure to keep the emphasis on "student" in student-athletes.

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