News for Tuesday, July 9, 2013

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Report shows drugs in Blaylock's system

May have been given at hospital after crash

A GBI lab report showed former NBA player Daron "Mookie" Blaylock tested positive for the presence of two substances in his blood following a crash that killed a mother of five in May.

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Mark Hawkins is glad to be back in comfortable surroundings

Drew football coach Jarrett Laws is going to get a chance to coach one of his most potential-filled players after all.

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Drew basketball looking to rebound from missing the 2012-13 postseason

The Titans should be better suited to make a state tournament run in 2013-14.

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MAHONE: Don't judge a player just by his size

Sports Editor Derrick Mahone thinks that Jermaine Hough has a big future despite his small stature.

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Former Lovejoy star feels right at home with former teammates

So far, Jermaine Hough is experiencing a continuation of his Lovejoy success at Jacksonville State.

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ELCA's Andrew Williams hopes to lead the Chargers to another title

ELCA DE Andrew Williams is one of the most sought after defensive end recruits in the nation.

Deal to face GOP re-election challenger

Clayton County Republicans will have the option next year of letting Gov. Nathan Deal represent their party in next year’s gubnatorial election, or of turning to Dalton Mayor David Pennington.

Lily “Estelle” Sims

Lily “Estelle” Sims, of Forest Park, passed away on July 8, 2013.

Mr. Michael Godsey

Memorial services for Mr. Michael Godsey will be held Saturday, July 13, 2013, 2 p.m. at Tara Garden Chapel.

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George T. Williams, Jr.

George T. Williams, Jr., of Forest Park, passed away on July 8, 2013.

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Lovejoy approves ‘registry’ ordinance

Tall grass does not go unseen, and it will not go unacknowledged, said city officials.

Cowen elected president of council

Clayton County State Court Judge Linda S. Cowen has been elected to serve as president of the Council of State Court Judges.

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Boy honored as hero who saved sister

Suspect is also wanted for murder

The Brown family isn't looking out for a hero, they have one in 9-year-old Brannon.

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Developing young minds is a family affair for NFL brothers

For Dwight Johnson, the key to success boils down to one thing: whether a big brother can lead his little brother to do the right thing.

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Clay sculptures ‘unearthed’ at Arts Clayton Gallery

Visitors to the Arts Clayton Gallery this month will find themselves face to face with a robust woman whose arms are perennially stretched out wide.

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Quiet Coffey thunders on track

Alex Coffey is making noise again at Thursday Thunder.

Public input sought on McDonough Road widening

Residents of Lovejoy will see a radically different McDonough Road in a few years, but they first need to learn what’s going to happen and how they will be impacted.

Jeff Turner to review Burrell Ellis indictment for governor

Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner will hold in his hands the political fate of his counterpart in DeKalb County, the governor’s office announced Monday.

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