News for Tuesday, June 25, 2013


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Mundy’s Mill shows well in Brunswick

A telltale sign that an athletic program is turning the corner from doormat to contender is the elimination of the “we’re just happy to be there” mentality.

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WHAT DO YOU GEEK? — Sherry Turner

Bending over backwards for yoga books

Library patron Janice Adams said that she geeks “yoga” and anything else that helps her keep as healthy as possible.

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Jonesboro farmer’s market makes best of sluggish start

Opening day plagued by few vegetables, customers

Umm Taufeeq saw the sign for a farmers market in downtown Jonesboro and thought it would be a good opportunity to buy some fresh vegetables, but luck was not on her side.

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Behnke ‘thrilled’ to race again at AMS

It been eight months since Luke Behnke has climbed into a Legends car and raced around the track at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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STOVALL: Can we just get to fall already?

As a kid in school, I couldn't wait for the summer.

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Arts Clayton golf tournament celebrates decade of fundraising

Allan Vigil said sponsoring a golf tournament that benefited arts education programs was the right thing to do 10 years ago.

BOC to address budget at special meeting

Service delivery, LOST also on agenda

The Clayton County Board of Commissioners will hold a rare morning meeting Thursday to take care of three key issues.

Lee Street Park changes may require sacrifice

Survey: Dump basketball courts for amphitheater

Nearly everyone who responded to the city of Jonesboro’s Lee Street Park survey said they wanted it to get an amphitheater, according to tabulated results.

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Sentencing delayed in Harvey murder case

A Clayton County Superior Court judge deferred sentencing a woman convicted Friday of killing her mother in June 2011 because of an appeal filed by her public defender.

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Attorney: Regal Forest Apartments in the clear for now

Legal counsel for the Regal Forest Apartments community is relieved for now that the complex will not be condemned by the Clayton County Board of Education.

Employees to get penny-per-dollar bonuses

School employees will receive a penny-on-the-dollar bonus this coming school year in Clayton County.

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Deal commends 2013 Master Teachers

Gov. Nathan Deal has announced that Clayton County educators Shara Allen, Jason Beavers and Stacey McDonald were among 58 Georgia teachers to earn “Master Teacher” certification this year.