News for Friday, May 3, 2013


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ELCA baseball restores order against Landmark

Chargers sweep rival to move on in Class A playoffs

PREP ROUNDUP: Baseball state playoff results

Henry County high school baseball state playoff first round results

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Chief Justice Hunstein addresses Clayton Bar Association

When Carol Hunstein ran for DeKalb County Superior Court judge in 1984, her opponent thought so little of a woman winning that he took a vacation while she campaigned.

City Hall lawn set to lose 12 trees

Will be replaced with shorter ones

Officials plan to cut down about a dozen trees planted in 1980 on the lawn of City Hall because of the ongoing problem of leaves clogging drains.

Elderly woman busted for trafficking meth

Son, his girlfriend also arrested in raid

Clayton County police arrested an elderly woman Thursday and charged her and two others with trafficking methamphetamine after reportedly finding about a pound of the drug in her house.

Man set to stand trial in son's death

Jury selection is due to begin Monday in the trial of a Newnan man charged with murder in the January 2012 death of his toddler son.

Jack Eugene Townley

Jack Eugene Townley, 78, of Ellenwood, Ga., formerly of Forest Park, Ga., passed away Monday, April 29, 2013.

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Students learn a healthy body is a healthy mind

JONESBORO — Do you know what carotenoids and flavonoids are?

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Governor to sign archives transfer bill Monday

Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to make the much anticipated transfer of the Georgia Archives to the University System of Georgia official next week, Clayton News Daily has learned.

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‘Community Exit One’ expands its reach, support grows

The girls collected enough non-perishable food items to fill 300 Ziplock bags and did so in support of the area’s hungry and homeless.

Holyfield brother indicted in alleged securities fraud

An older brother of five-time world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield was indicted in Clayton County Superior Court Wednesday on charges he helped orchestrate an investment scheme.

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Students save planet, earn green thumbs

Science lab instructor Burt Parker helped students pot colorful flowers at the schoolhouse entrance, while others busily pulled weeds and spread fresh top soil in the courtyard.

Riverdale hosts Georgia Cyber Academy pupils

More than 200 Georgia Cyber Academy students were guests this week in Clayton County.

Keane, Keebler named Alice Smith award winners

Pat Keane, soon to become Clayton State University’s longest-tenured staff member, and College of Business professor Dr. James Keebler, have won the university’s 2013 Alice Smith Awards.