News for Wednesday, May 1, 2013


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Forest Park’s Williams keeps busy to stay ready

Three-sport standout juggling spring football and state track meet

Call it mother’s intuition, but Brenda Williams had a sense that her son, Brandon, was going to be an athlete.

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One stitch at a time

Local crafter helps puts handmade back in style

JONESBORO — Fabric, sewing machines, buttons and scissors — these are a few of Eula Wilson’s favorite things.

Clayton County adds 26 firefighters to roster

Dozens of family and friends turned out Thursday night to watch 26 new recruits be put through their paces in four training exercises behind Clayton County fire headquarters.

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Spectators entertained by colorful cultures

Celebrate multiple cultures, heritages

First-generation Haitian-American Dupond Merilan stood backstage at the Clayton County Performing Arts Center. With his cello in hand, the 17-year-old exuded confidence.

Jackson gets contract extension

Superintendent search process slow-going

The Clayton County Board of Education voted 9-3 Monday to extend the contract of Interim Superintendent Luvenia Jackson until Dec. 31, 2014.

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After year in his system, Greg Manior says the team is moving forward in spring drills

This year, there was no need for player or coaches introductions.

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Jonesboro makes long trek for postseason

Cardinals play at No. 1 seed Cairo

efore Jonesboro boy’s soccer team meet Cairo this evening in the first round of the Class AAAA tournament, the Cardinals will have make a long trip.