News for Thursday, March 28, 2013


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Investment in Nicholson paying off at Lovejoy

It’s safe to say that Drew Nicholson’s mom invested her $100 well.

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MAHONE: CSU seniors leave championship legacy

Late Friday, a new champion will be crowned in NCAA Div. II.

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Clayton State looks for even brighter future

Clayton State ended its season on Tuesday with an 81-68 loss to Augustana College of North Dakota.

Lovejoy’s Gates commits to Ole Miss

The footballs haven’t even rolled out for spring practice yet.

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Morrow PD overcomes challenges, gets recertification

The Morrow Police Department has overcome issues that plagued it in recent years and has won recertification from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

More cowbell needed in Jonesboro — CURT YEOMANS

Christopher Walken once said, “I’ve got a fever and the only cure is more cowbell” while playing a music producer in a famous Saturday Night Live sketch.

General Assembly OKs Clayton State science building funds

Clayton State University officials have waited years to break ground on a new science building, but they may not have to wait much longer.

Mrs. Angela Vongsa Sooksatit

Mrs. Angela Vongsa Sooksatit, 62, of Jonesboro, passed away, March 27, 2013.

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Riverdale city manager resigns

City also replaces law firm

Longtime Riverdale City Manager Iris Jessie has resigned her position after almost nine years on the job, said officials.

Clayton schools announce early release for last day


Clayton County Public Schools will release students early the last day of school May 23.

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Audience impressed with “Moonshine and Magnolias”

FOREST PARK — The house lights were dimmed at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church on audience members last week, and there was a single spotlight that shined on the actors in the long-awaited play “Moonshine and Magnolias.”

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Boutique owner unveils spring fashion trends

JONESBORO — When it comes to what’s hot and in style, Adrienne Manuel-Spain is your go- to girl.

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Prom shopping creates magical moments

Jenny Williams remembers her prom being a magical moment. Her rendition of shopping for her first prom dress managed to invoke a certain nostalgia.