News for Wednesday, July 3, 2013


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Jonesboro’s OL looks to step up performance

Jonesboro’s potential for success this football season will likely start, and in some instances end, with the performance of its offensive line.

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Byron proves quick study on the track

Last September was the first time that William Byron drove a Legends car.

Mr. Joseph L. Hamby

Mr. Joseph L. Hamby, 91, of Hogansville, died Monday, July 1, 2013, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, of injuries received in an automobile accident.

Alexandra N. Desir

Alexandra Noelle Desir, 20, of Locust Grove, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013.

Study: Clayton needs to help small businesses

John Chafin said his Forest Park-based business, Christian’s Pharmacy, gets hit from all sides.

Was there a player in my family tree?

The Temptations could have sung a song about my maternal great-great-grandpa Daniel Minogue.

Judge, attorney named to council

Clayton County Juvenile Court Chief Judge Steven Teske and Chief Public Defender Christine Van Dross have been appointed to a council that will address criminal justice reform.

Gippert files ethics complaint against Forest Park mayor

Mike Gippert, mayoral candidate and retired public works director, filed an ethics complaint against Mayor David Lockhart Wednesday morning.

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Living the Dream

Local man pursues his lifelong passion of building cars

HAMPTON — When Jerry Givens started up his hot rod, the car rocked from left to right from the power of the 500 horse power engine he put in it.

Rezoning on the horizon for school district

BOE to address varied student populations

The Clayton County Board of Education is planning to rezone several of its schools for the 2014-15 school year.

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Clayton to host graduate studies open house

The Clayton State University School of Graduate Studies will hold its next informational open house July 9.

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Dixon Grove Baptist celebrates youth in education

Sunday was especially gratifying for church members, particularly for the youngest.