News for Wednesday, March 13, 2013


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Clara R. Clark

Clara R. Clark, 91, of Jonesboro, passed away March 11, 2013.

Mrs. Doris Drummond Ellis

Mrs. Doris Drummond Ellis, 88, of McDonough, formerly of Forest Park, passed away March 12, 2013.

Ms. Eudora Parker

Ms. Eudora Parker, 88, of Forsyth, passed away on Tuesday, March, 12, 2013 at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon.

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State says suspect's text reveals truth

Defense accuses witnesses of lying

Witnesses may lie from the stand but texts tell the truth, said Clayton County prosecutors Wednesday.

House passes Jonesboro’s tax vote bill

Aerotropolis development authority also passes

Legislation calling for a referendum on lowering Jonesboro’s homestead exemption overcame previous controversies and made it out of the Georgia House of Representatives Wednesday.

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Morrow adds patrol vehicles to fleet

City gets grant for pedestrian pathways

Resident Warren Gregory praised city officials Tuesday for opting to pursue business locally.

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Bully musical coming to PAC Center

MORROW — Georgia based actor Cedric Pendleton and educator Pete Key are collaborating to bring “Don’t Bully, I’m Going to Change the World,” their musical stage play that addresses anti-bullying issues to the Clayton County Performing Arts Center, better known as the PAC.

World Changers hosts ‘VeggieTales’ tour

COLLEGE PARK — World Changers Church International will be host for Big Idea Entertainment’s new “VeggieTales Live: Happy Birthday Bob and Larry” tour. The date is slated for March 30 at 2 p.m., located at 2500 Burdett Road. Tickets are $15 through $30.

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New Beginnings hosts community day

RIVERDALE — New Beginnings Hair Salon will pay homage to the city and clients tomorrow as it embarks on eight years of business and community services.

Fort Gillem gets TEA designation to attract investors

Now that it has been designated a Targeted Employment Area, city officials can accept funds from foreign investors for development projects on Fort Gillem.

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Riverdale High alum produces promotional video

Michael Macon, 33, is filming a promotional video to highlight the positive things at Riverdale High School.

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MAHONE: Clayton State trying to enjoy the ‘journey’

Clayton State has made this journey before, and that’s why Lakers coach Dennis Cox is taking a different approach.

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Clayton State brings mixed emotions to title chase

Fresh off the euphoria that came from winning her first conference tournament championship, Kayla Mobley said she’s ready to move on.

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Seniors have one last time to shine

If Darius Sizemore had his way, he would’ve had his hands on the ball every chance he could got.

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All-star game is last run for talented Jonesboro group

They’ll get one more shot today.

Lovejoy bats overpower Luella in 10-6 win

When Lovejoy coach Craig Chatman was talking about his team in the preseason he said he believed that this year’s squad was better offensively than the 2012 version that went 21-7 with a trip to the state playoffs.