News for Thursday, June 13, 2013

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‘Steel Magnolias’ hits the stage

The curtain will rise on six women playing gals from northeast Louisiana this weekend.

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Arts Clayton exhibits ‘Travel’ to ‘Then and Now’

As the featured exhibitor, Friday was Dale Niles’ night to shine at the Arts Clayton Gallery but one of automobile artist Tony Monroy’s creations stole a bit of her thunder.

Jonesboro green lights new police positions

Residents in the heart of Clayton County may feel a little safer because the Jonesboro Police Department has permission to hire additional officers and beef up patrols in the city.

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Bring Jonesboro DDA back from the dead — CURT YEOMANS

Enough is enough Jonesboro.

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Blalock declared community’s ‘cornerstone’ for 100 years

Louise Blalock turned around and her jaw dropped when she saw what Jonesboro City Councilman Clarence Mann was carrying in his hands Monday.

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Residents splintered over Lee Street Park

Jonesboro residents have seemingly a million different ideas for what Lee Street Park should become.

County budget vote sidelined for now

Clayton County commissioners put the brakes on the adoption of their proposed $172.8 million fiscal year 2014 budget Tuesday because of questions about some of the planned spending.

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Riverdale looks to play fast with new leader

One of the first calls that Terry Herrod made when he was named the new coach at Riverdale was to Terrone Owens, a longtime associate.

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Robinson: ‘We don’t want the little trophy anymore’

The number 143 rolled out of Michael Jones’ mouth, perhaps even before he realized it.

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Annual jobs fair turns up hundreds of applicants

Jill Fears stood in confidence as the rising sun warmed her face. She was among the first in line Thursday at the Clayton County Public Schools jobs fair.

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Leadership Clayton graduates Class of 2013

Gary Dubose is part of the latest class of graduates in Leadership Clayton.

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