News for Wednesday, May 8, 2013


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Police working motorcycle accident on Tara Boulevard

The motorcyclist has been transported to Grady Hospital following an accident on Tara Boulevard, near Smith Street in Jonesboro Wednesday afternoon, a police spokesman said.

Police briefly lock down Morrow HS during suspect search

Morrow High School was locked down for an hour Wednesday while police searched for the second of two burglary suspects, a police spokesman said.

Fractured school board pushes through last-minute measure

The Clayton County Board of Education was split 5-4 Monday on hiring the board attorney and the Georgia School Boards Association to conduct its superintendent search.

BOE to consider employee pay raises

Superintendent Luvenia Jackson has recommended the Clayton County Board of Education grant employees a one-time, 1-percent bonus next school year.

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Clayton State pupils graduate

Governor emphasizes character as key to success

Graduates had few words to describe the latest hallmark in their lives.

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Soaked in science

District hosts its first middle grades Science Olympiad

The water activity was canceled...

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MAHONE: Lovejoy legacy will continue

The names are a little different, but it was evident that there was some talent on the Lovejoy practice field.

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Lovejoy football has tools to contend again

Many things have changed at Lovejoy in the 140 days since it played for the Class AAAAAA title.

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Jonesboro looking for some more respect

Paul Cook knows his Jonesboro soccer team is largely an unknown in the state soccer playoffs, and that suits him just fine.

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Determined Ferguson wins hurdles title

It was Taurean Ferguson’s last shot.