News for Thursday, September 12, 2013

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Duluth resident wins car, trip to Florida

Southern Community Newspapers Inc. gave away a car and a trip to Florida.

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Townsend living her dream

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

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Students honor memory of 9/11 with patriotic event

The average college student was likely in elementary school when the country was hit with its worse act of terrorism Sept. 11, 2001.

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Patrons have nearly limitless options with a Clayton County library card

Patrons have nearly limitless options with a Clayton County library card

JONESBORO — A library card is for more than just checking out books these days.

Area Deaths

Kenneth L. Lowery

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Arts Clayton named state art tour stop

Georgia’s art history is coming to Jonesboro.

Defendant pleads guilty to manslaughter, state drops case against two others

State drops case against two others

One of three defendants in a murder trial pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon to voluntary manslaughter, taking responsibility for firing a gun the night a barber was shot and killed.

Drag racing returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway tonight

Drag racing returns to AMS

After a few weeks off to prepare for its marquee AdvoCare 500 race during Labor Day Weekend, drag racing returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway tonight.

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Bodies painted in a display of art

Bodies painted in a display of art

Many of our library patrons “geek” tattoos.

Put public safety first

Public safety should always be placed above politics.

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Humane Society needs donations for yard sale

Humane Society needs donations for yard sale

Keith Hunt could hardly hold Bud back when he opened his cage Wednesday.

History to be written with Historical Jonesboro bricks

Residents can be memorialized

Historical Jonesboro/Clayton County Inc. is at it again.

Jonesboro woman admits to theft

A Jonesboro woman has admitted to her role in the theft of nearly $1 million from Cox Communications, said federal officials.

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Police: Suspect posed as cop, assaulted victims

JONESBORO — Clayton County police have arrested a Marietta man in an alleged string of sexual assaults where he posed as a cop to lure victims, said officials.

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MAHONE: Why not Lovejoy?

HAMPTON — There was some doubt coming into the season about how good Lovejoy would be.

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