News for Thursday, March 14, 2013


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SOUTHEAST REGION: Scouting report

Here is a look at the eight teams competing in the NCAA Div. II Southeast Region at Clayton State University.

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Dyer returning to health, old self

This Moneisha Dyer hadn’t been seen since Northgate.

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Clayton State guarded against letdown

After finishing his scouting report on today’s opponent Mount Olive College earlier this week at practice, Clayton State coach Dennis Cox gave his team a little reminder about the old coaches’ cliché’ about on any given day.

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Growing up down low

Jackson, Mobley and Smith have given Clayton State a new dimension inside

Dennis Cox knew last season that something in his program had changed.

Starr named Housing Authority's interim director

Ex-county manager survived late challenge from HUD administrator

The Housing Authority of Clayton County Board of Commissioners voted 3-1 to name former County Manager Wade Starr as the authority's interim executive director.

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It’s time Jonesboro embraced the arts — CURT YEOMANS

Let’s face it, Jonesboro needs more art.

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Congressman Scott painting recognitions for young artists

Art competition winners to be announced Saturday

Is there a budding Picasso in Georgia’s 13th Congressional District?

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More time for the books

Stewart’s legacy with library system celebrated

As a library system director, you’d think Carol Stewart has plenty of opportunities to read a book, but that hasn’t quite been the case.

LOST, service delivery differences settled

County and cities reach 10-year agreements

Clayton County and its seven cities have reached an agreement to end a nearly three-year stalemate over tax revenues and distribution of services.

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Timeless beauties

Ladies vie for ‘Miss Lake City Nursing Home’

No bathing beauties needed here — four women took honors at a pageant Tuesday that recognized poise, wisdom, grace and the ability to charm a roomful of people.

Seven indicted in Joe’s Crab Shack robbery

Seven defendants are named in a 52-count indictment returned in Clayton County Superior Court Wednesday.

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Candidates take questions from Teen Council

Special election in Forest Park Tuesday

Transportation, jobs and education topped the issues of discussion during Wednesday night’s candidates forum held at the Parks and Recreation gym.

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Man gets life without parole for killing teenagers

Judge calls for an end to drug-related violence

Relatives of two teenagers gunned down in 2011 confronted their killer Thursday, denouncing him as evil and "of the devil."

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Educators inspire teens to think ‘higher education’

Energy emanated from the crowd as Johnny Nems and Dr. Larry Rivers gave their presentation in the Mundy’s Mill High School gymnasium.

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Morrow honors Clayton County STAR Student

Morrow High School senior Lindsey Perry was spotlighted Tuesday for earning the distinction of Clayton County’s 2013 STAR Student.