News for Friday, June 28, 2013


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Wyche signs with Arkansas State

Troy Wyche will finally get to play on college football’s highest level.

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Jonesboro girl's team retooling for another run

he parallel between Jonesboro girls and boys basketball is striking.

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Behnke gets win in return to AMS

Luke Behnke certainly made the most of what might be his only race at Thursday Thunder this season.

Mrs. Phyllis Deroy Hager

Mrs. Phyllis Deroy Hager, 70, of Hampton, passed away June 28, 2013.

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Clayton preparing for state archives transfer

Christmas may not officially be in July, but Clayton County residents and history lovers everywhere will get a gift next month.

Basketball players don’t want to lose courts

Keith Richards and Wayne Fogel took a break from playing basketball at Lee Street Park Friday to catch their breaths and chat on a park bench.

Job growth continues, unemployment rate up too

The Georgia Department of Labor announced this week that while metro Atlanta jobs grew by 13,500 positions in May, the area’s unemployment rate ballooned to 8.2 percent, from 7.6 percent in April, and closer to the 8.7 percent rate in May 2012.

Goree seeks discussion on transportation policy

Each day during the school year, 27,000 students step onto school buses and are transported at least a couple of miles to school.

Clayton State to host degree completion event


Clayton State University is offering individuals with college credits but no college degree a chance to learn more about returning to school to earn their degree.

CRCT results: Students struggle in social studies

Results from an annual state assessment revealed Clayton County students are lacking in social studies education.