News for Saturday, March 9, 2013


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Clayton’s library director set to retire

The Clayton County Library System is about to lose the person who has led it for one-third of the last century.

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Airport area may house improvement region

Change could be coming to the northwest corner of Clayton County, near the airport’s fifth runway and I-285.

Sweepstakes to award $40K in college savings

The Path2College 529 Plan recently launched a contest that will award more than $40,000 in college savings.

Shooting suspect makes court appearance

A Riverdale shooting suspect charged with killing a man allegedly for looking at his gang member jacket made his first appearance in Clayton County Magistrate Court Thursday.

Man gets 20 years in shooting of child

A Riverdale man was sentenced to 20 years in the accidental shooting of his young cousin in September 2011.

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Woman's home robbed more than 15 times

Jonesboro police recover bulk of stolen items

Claudia Turner had mixed reaction to the news Thursday that Jonesboro police found about 90 percent of items stolen from her home in more than 15 burglaries since October.

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Wiggins’ return spurs Mount Zion to win over Drew

Kenneth Wiggins made his presence felt in his first game back for Mount Zion since the start of the season.

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Loss ends Gibbons era at Clayton State

The Gordon Gibbons era at Clayton State officially ended Friday in the quarterfinals round of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament.

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MAHONE: Georges-Hunt getting it done on, off court

This has been quite a week for former North Clayton High standout Marcus Georges-Hunt.