News for Saturday, March 23, 2013


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Matthews pleads not guilty to killing tot

After hearing the state’s sentence recommendation Friday morning, a Jonesboro man opted for trial and pleaded not guilty to killing his girlfriend’s toddler in July.

Boykin pleads to lesser charges

Must testify against co-defendant

A co-defendant in a double murder case pleaded guilty to lesser charges Friday and agreed to continue testifying against the man convicted in the deaths.

Accused armed robber makes first court appearance

An armed robbery suspect made his first appearance in Clayton County Magistrate Court Thursday.

Class addresses workplace violence

Clayton County emergency personnel will be tackling workplace violence Monday night.


Dutchtown got another big night at the plate from Michael Warren and Alex Johnson to hold off the Raiders for a Region 4-AAAA victory at home.

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Winter Flurry ready to go out in style

As mother nature signals the end of the winter season, so too is the Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Winter Flurry racing series coming to a close.

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MAHONE: Clayton State’s ‘grit’ is defining characteristic

On Sunday morning, the Clayton State women’s basketball team will board a plane heading to San Antonio, Texas.

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Clayton State's Mobley: ‘I’m on a mission’

Is Clayton State senior Kayla Mobley playing her best basketball during the championship tournament?

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Clayton State begins title journey

In the world of women’s college basketball Clayton State and Augustana (S.D.) are strangers.

Officials: GED test to change in 2014

Residents urged to complete 2013 exam

School officials are urging students to complete the General Educational Development diploma before the current GED test expires at year’s end.

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Clayton State nursing faculty earn GANE awards

Clayton State University nursing faculty members brought home awards from last month’s Georgia Association of Nurse Educators conference in Peachtree City.