News for Thursday, May 16, 2013


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Smith is ELCA baseball's comeback kid

Senior pitcher has returned from Tommy John surgery to help Chargers reach state finals

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Pearson expects to lead Drew in 2013

Brandon Pearson has patiently waited for this season.

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PAGLIA: This ELCA team has the right ingredient

Chargers are on state championship stage in great to senior core

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Lovejoy's Gates makes U.S. Army list

The new football season is still three months away, but three players from the Southern Crescent are already on the radar for postseason recognition.

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The nickel and dime airlines shuffle — CURT YEOMANS

Can we just get a break from all of the fees charged on flights nowadays?

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Morrow pays attorney another $17,000-plus

The price tag for hiring Greg Hecht as city attorney continues to pile up for Morrow officials.

Morrow may buy iPads in paperless shift

Saving a few trees that could have been used to make documents for Morrow city government? Is there an app for that?

Library system seeking teen volunteers

As the school years winds down and students thoughts shift toward a summer of play, the Clayton County Library System is asking teens to consider spending a few more months hanging around books.

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Lake City centurion gets her own day

Woodrow Wilson had only been president of the United States for two months when Hazel Dorminy was born. The “Great War” hadn’t begun and people were still living in the Edwardian era.

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Airport’s White named Clayton’s top business woman

Myrna White began to get teary-eyed when she realized her name was about to be called.

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Starr gets three-year housing authority job

Attorney also fired in surprise move

Wade Starr was hired to run the Housing Authority of Clayton County Wednesday as members of the authority’s Board of Commissioners argued over whether they were moving too fast to name a new executive director.

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Career day presenters reach out to pupils

Lovejoy Middle School hosted its annual Career Day expo Thursday.

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Flourishing business is a family affair

McDONOUGH — Clayton County firefighter Ben Brown was browsing in a local shop when he saw a chandelier he liked.

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A century of memories

Louisa Blalock celebrates her 100th birthday

JONESBORO — Louisa Blalock has been a part of Joneboro history for the last century.

Mrs. Louise Edmondson

Mrs. Louise Edmondson, age 80, of Jonesboro, passed away, May 14, 2013.

Mrs. Becky Heisley

Mrs. Becky Heisley, age 68 of McDonough, Georgia passed away May 14, 2013.