News for Thursday, March 7, 2013

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Clayton State women advance with 76-44 win

The Clayton State women’s basketball might have started slow in its Peach Belt Conference quarterfinals game against streaking Armstrong Atlantic, but the Lakers finished strong.

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New Creation boys basketball wins state title

Crusaders defeat rival Community Christian for school’s first state championship

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Mount Zion baseball continues to grow

Over the last two years, Mount Zion baseball has made history.

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Jonesboro baseball looks to turn its season around

With his team starting the season with an 0-3 record, Jonesboro coach Dan Maehlman is not quite ready to push the panic button.

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Jonesboro’s Ferguson looks to end track career with state title

Tauren Ferguson keeps replaying that race over in his head.

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Winners of Hear Our Voices being tabulated

Some 45 students participated in the speaking portion of the Hear Our Voices competition Feb. 28 at the Clayton County Performing Arts Center.

Schools celebrate social workers

SCHOOL NOTEBOOK 3-8-13

This week, March 4-8, is School Social Workers Appreciation Week.

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Raffle is the carrot for Arte Gras tickets

Residents who attend Arts Clayton’s Arte Gras fundraiser Saturday will have the opportunity to bid for both during a raffle held as part of the celebration.

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What about the Irish? — CURT YEOMANS

Saint Patrick’s Day is right around the corner but I’m not feeling lucky.

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House OKs state archives transfer

Plans to give Georgia's university system control of the state archives are back on track .

Dorothy Bishop

Dorothy Bishop, formerly of Forest Park and more recently a resident of Christian City, passed away Monday, March 4, 2013, at the age of 85, following a long struggle with cancer.

House passes airport tax ban

The Georgia House of Representatives passed legislation that would strip Clayton County of $12.6 million in annual taxes collected at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport late Thursday afternoon.

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School makes math fun, tangible for students

About 150 first-graders were focused on their good time, adding and subtracting numbers.

Man shot for looking at jacket, say police

Clayton County police said a man was shot and later died for looking at a suspected gang member's jacket inside a convenience store.

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Riverdale pupil gets taste of culinary arts

Dikita Whipple said she feels triumphant, though she was not an official winner.

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