News for Friday, May 24, 2013


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PAGLIA: Farewell, Southern Crescent

Sports writer and designer Brian Paglia says good bye after five seasons with the Clayton News Daily and Henry Daily Herald

Don’t forget Memorial Day closings

Municipal, county and school offices and the Clayton News Daily will take a break from their normal schedules Monday to observe Memorial Day.

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Jonesboro preparing for annual jazz concert

A year ago, jazz group Baatin and Top Secret didn’t get to perform as the finale for Jonesboro inaugural Jazz Under The Stars concert because the second half of the event was rained out.

Mrs. Helen W. Jackson

Mrs. Helen W. Jackson, 86, of Forest Park, Ga., passed May 22, 2013.

Mrs. Nancy Harvard Webb

Mrs. Nancy Harvard Webb, 74, of McDonough passed away May 23, 2013.

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Riverdale summer music series kicks off

April Ringer slowly guided her niece, Mariah Ringer, 3, through the water fountain at the Amphitheater at the Riverdale Town Center.

Council to appoint attorneys Saturday

Council members are expected to meet Saturday at noon to appoint attorneys to fight a suit filed by the law firm they fired May 6.

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Nations represented during annual festival

El Salvador, Japan, Australia and Solomon Islands, just to name a few, were represented Thursday during Clayton County Head Start International Day.