News for Friday, October 11, 2013

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Middle school postseason slate set

After five games, M.D. Roberts coach Rosby Johnson says his team finally played that complete game.

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Tigers dominate Drew in 30-14 win

When Mundy’s Mill coach Greg Manior gathered his team near the end zone for his postgame talk, he didn’t go into a long, drawn out speech.

Jonesboro auditor: Better money controls needed for police

An auditor has recommended the Jonesboro City Council tighten up the internal money controls in its police department to prevent misuse or theft of funds.

BOC to name fire chief finalists Tuesday

Clayton County commissioners are about to throw open the doors on their fire chief search and allow the public to watch the process as it unfolds from here on out.

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Three cities unite

Clayton towns announce joint development effort

Three Clayton County cities may be on the verge of launching one of the biggest, and most ambitious, economic development plans in recent memory.

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Clayton State opens basketball practice

A new coaching era begins in the Clayton State men’s basketball program while the post Drameka Griggs era starts for the women’s team.

Jonesboro to host Lee Street Park info meeting

The Jonesboro City Council has announced it will hold an informational meeting to update residents on plans to renovate Lee Street Park in lieu of its monthly business meeting Monday.

BOC announces it will consider county manager revival

Potentially controversial ordinance gets first reading Tuesday

Clayton County commissioners may resurrect a government job they abolished eight-and-a-half months ago.

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Jorgensen keeps winning ways in house

This is one good example of what it means to keep it in the family.

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Clayton State hosts University for Parents and Students

Children who are told they can go to college and given the tools to prepare for the experience are likelier than their peers to succeed once they get there.

Clayton BOE approves lesser purchasing for October

The Clayton County Board of Education approved a lesser amount than expected this month on purchasing.

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Clayton State pursues sustainability

Clayton State University’s efforts in environmental conservation continue to mount with its latest sustainability projects and investments.

School board members unhappy with accreditation status

Some school board members are not happy with latest accreditation status of Clayton County Public Schools.

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Paige may plead guilty in Hooks case

A Hampton man may plead guilty Monday to charges related to the alleged hit and run of a Clayton County police officer in December.

Ethics Board clears mayor, council, but member quits in midst of discussion

One member quits in midst of discussion

Members of the Ethics Board threw out complaints targeting mayor and three members of council during a heated debate that led one member to walk out in resignation.

Newnan man indicted for human trafficking

A Newnan man held in the Clayton County Jail on more than $170,000 bond was indicted Wednesday on human trafficking charges.

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Senoia home to AMC popular series, Social Club

The governor is crazy and the sheriff is gunning for him, accompanied by a band of ragtag survivalists skilled in the art of taking out walkers.

Ministers to host forum in Forest Park

Forest Park Ministers Association will host a candidates forum Monday night at the recreation center.

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Three Clayton cities announce join development effort

Clayton towns announce joint development effort

Three Clayton County cities may be on the verge of launching one of the biggest, and most ambitious, economic development plans in recent memory.

BOC to name fire chief finalists Tuesday

Clayton County commissioners are about to throw open the doors on their fire chief search and allow the public to watch the process as it unfolds from here on out.

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