News for Monday, March 4, 2013


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A few highlights from Monday night's Southern Crescent baseball action.

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Tensions rise over Jonesboro referendum bill

Former Jonesboro Mayor Luther Maddox and state Rep. Demetrius Douglas (D-Stockbridge) never began shouting but the tension was thick between the two men Monday night.

Anti-airport tax bill racing toward House approval

Legislation could reach Senate before weekend

State representatives may vote this week on legislation that could cost Clayton County $12.6 million in tax dollars collected at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

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Local middle schoolers join ‘Teens for Jeans’

Youngsters collect nearly 1,300 jeans

M.D. Roberts Middle School is in the running for a $10,000 grant.

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Drought eases up statewide

Local rivers, lakes swell in February

Drought conditions are evaporating by the day in Georgia.