News for Tuesday, September 10, 2013


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Drew lineman commits to Kennesaw State

Chiaza Nwadike didn’t set out to make history when he made his college choice, it just happened to work out that way.

THOMAS: Syria and history

Perhaps if America had a successful track record in the Middle East, President Obama’s appeal for a “limited” attack on Syria might carry more weight. But because our attention span in the region increasingly resembles that of a fidgety 4-year-old, an examination of recent history is in order

Clayton State University honors heroes today

A dozen years ago today, 403 New York City firefighters, paramedics, police and Port Authority officers died with thousands of others when terrorist-manned jets slammed into the twin World Trade Center towers.

No change expected for Jonesboro tax rate

There will likely be no change in the tax situation business owners face inside the Jonesboro city limits this year.

Clayton 4H seeking yard sale vendors

Got old stuff?

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Teams continue tune-up part of schedules

Area teams continue to tune-up for their upcoming region and subregion schedule this week with a host of non-region games.

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Song and dance lives on at Arts Clayton

It was the kind of scene Norma Desmond would have lapped up.

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An old-fashioned celebration Forest Park honors 50 years of leisure activities

Forest Park honors 50 years of leisure activities

There’s nothing like a play sword fight between a little boy and his grandpa and the thrill is only heightened when the weapons were created from balloons by a clown.

Board approves policy change, calls meeting on SPLOST

The Clayton County Board of Education will move forward in contracting with architectural design firms at a cost of about $10 million.

State rep to host health care forum

Clayton County residents will have an opportunity this week to learn about health care changes that are just a few weeks away.

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Collier denies mistrial in alleged murder case Prosecution rests its case Tuesday

Prosecution rests its case Tuesday

Clayton County Superior Court Judge Albert Collier denied a defense motion for a mistrial Monday after a detective slipped and identified a defendant’s photo as his mugshot.

Every town needs a festival

Forest Park celebrated the 50th anniversary of its park and recreation services Saturday with a big blowout at Starr Park.

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College group helps seniors celebrate life

College students brought fun, food and frivolity to a senior living facility Saturday as old and young alike celebrated National Second Wind Dreams Day.

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Win boost Forest Park's confidence

The confidence that the Forest Park football players now speak with happened long before Friday’s homecoming win over Morrow.

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Townsend living her dream

On Friday, Taylor Townsend was just you typical 17-year-old high school student.