News for Thursday, March 21, 2013


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STOVALL: Clayton State coach isn’t all about hoops

Dennis Cox and his Clayton State team have grown to dislike Monday games.

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Clayton State’s Dixon focuses on team, not knee

By some accounts, Keona Dixon shouldn’t be playing this season.

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Clayton County Boys Player of the Year

J.R. Holder, Mount Zion

Mount Zion forward J.R. Holder has been named the Clayton News Daily's Clayton County Boys Player of the Year.

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Clayton County Girls Player of the Year

Kayla Potts, Forest Park

Forest Park junior guard Kayla Potts has been named the Clayton News Daily's Clayton County Player of the Year.

Gwendolyn Maxine Ledford Rice

Gwendolyn Maxine Ledford Rice, born Dec. 17, 1954, left this world suddenly and peacefully on March 16, 2013, at her home in Forest Park.

Jonesboro man indicted in alleged 2010 kidnapping

A Jonesboro man who was 17 when he was charged with kidnapping his girlfriend and her baby from a group home has been indicted in that case and an alleged shooting.

Runoff for Forest Park mayor set April 16

Less than 10 percent of Forest Park voters turned out for Tuesday’s special election for mayor and Ward 1, according to unofficial figures.

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Sub shop supports public safety

At Firehouse Subs, it’s not all about the sandwich.

BOC: Wright not right for Water Authority board

Decision came during review of previous Commission appointments

Controversy is beginning to swirl around the Clayton County Board of Commissioners’ decision to replace a member of the Clayton County Water Authority board rather than re-appoint her Tuesday night.

Jonesboro should offer public spaces for art — CURT YEOMANS

And, you thought my views on art in Jonesboro would be limited to one column.

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Clayton State students attend model U.N. conferences


Clayton State was well represented at the 2013 National Model United Nations conference held in the Galapagos Islands earlier this year.

Driver charged in crash that killed passenger

An Atlanta driver made his first appearance in Clayton County Magistrate Court Thursday on charges related to a crash that killed his passenger in January.

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Tribunal rules in favor of assistant principal

Shakhan accused of excessive force to restrain

A three-member panel has ruled in favor of assistant principal Genghis Shakhan keeping his job with Clayton County Public Schools.

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Clayton County’s Strong blazing the trail in gospel

JONESBORO — Clayton County resident Reneé Strong is getting rave reviews in the gospel music world for her angelic voice and sacred lyrics.

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Chick-fil-A host meet your leader night

LOVEJOY — Divine Faith Ministries International Bishop Donald E. Battle greeted guests of the community and church members at Chick-fil-A’s “Meet Your Leader” night event on a dreary Monday.

Mock trial team falls short of title

Jonesboro High School’s mock trial team fell short of a state title this year.

Georgians have $27 million in unclaimed fed refunds

Officials with the Internal Revenue Service estimate there is more than $917 million in unclaimed refunds for 984,400 taxpayers nationwide who did not file a 2009 federal income tax return.