News for Wednesday, September 18, 2013


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Wrecks snarling rush hour traffic

The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office is reporting two accidents, one possibly fatal, that is creating havoc for rush-hour drivers in the Hampton area.

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Kidnapped girl found, two in custody

An Ellenwood teenager kidnapped from her home early Tuesday morning was found unharmed about noon Wednesday, said Clayton County police.

Police demand teen’s release

Clayton County police have issued a demand for the release of a kidnapped Ellenwood teenage girl.

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Jonesboro looks to tweak offense for more scoring punch

Jonesboro offensive coordinator Nate Wardlaw is not ready to push the panic button yet on his unit, but he does realize that they will have to speed up their progress.

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Forest Park-based museum absorbing Florida group

Forest Park-based museum absorbing Florida group

Two aviation history groups are taking a cue from the industry whose legacy they are trying to preserve.

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Lovejoy fall festival greeted with mild, sunny weather

Music sounded across the park, where children laughed and played in the bright sunshine.

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Bumpy railroad crossings won’t last, says Norfolk Southern

Drivers crossing the Norfolk Southern rail line may have felt like they were driving across potholes after construction crews dug up several crossings in the county, but a company spokesman said they shouldn’t fret.

Area Deaths - Sept. 18, 2013

Mrs. Frances P. Samples