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Riverdale Raiders alters quarterback plans after injury to starter

Terry Herrod wasn’t going to make any excuses or looking for sympathy on Monday.

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Dual quaterback system powers the Lovejoy Wildcat offense

Usually on a football team, the quarterback is the team leader. The guy that has all eyes on him, and the player that the team looks to make the play when it matters most.

THOMAS: Theater of the Absurd in Ferguson

It was in a college theater class that I learned about a genre called “Theater of the Absurd.” These were plays written mostly by European playwrights between the 1940s and 1960s, as well as a certain style that flowed from their work. What reminded me of this is now “playing” in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Morrow’s controversial new hire, men in charge of process all from DeKalb County

DeKalb County made a repeated appearance in Morrow’s police chief search.

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Pets of the Week — Constance & Dillon

Constance is a super sweet little Chihuahua that is happy to find herself with CCHS.

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State school superintendent candidates debate critical issues

Standards, testing and charter schools topped a long list of critical issues for the two candidates vying for the top education office in Georgia.

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Lake City officials honor couples married more than 50 years during dinner party | PHOTOS

Lake City officials held a dinner party in honor of five couples who have been married for more than half a century Friday.

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Magnet school construction complete

Passers-by see the completed facade of Clayton County’s newest high school.

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Veterans, children enjoy U.S. Rep. David Scott's annual health fair Saturday in Jonesboro | PHOTOS

Rep. David Scott showed up in the mood to celebrate and help his constituents at Saturday’s health fair.

BOE reviews recommended policy changes

The Clayton County school board has had first reads on the series pertaining to school board operations, fiscal management and business management.

Kaiser Permanente to host health fair Saturday

Kaiser Permanente Southwood Comprehensive Medical Center will host a health fair for members and non-members Saturday.

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Front Porch Players brings ‘Oklahoma!’ to the stage in September

JONESBORO — Clayton County’s own Front Porch Players are preparing to put on “Oklahoma!,” the timeless musical, in September.

Clayton Community Calendar - Aug. 20, 2014

Chairman Turner Fitness 5K run and walk

Overcoming writer’s block

There has been a lot of national news since I wrote my column last week but I am at a loss for a subject today. Writer’s block fortunately doesn’t strike me very often but when it does, it’s agonizing.

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Garth Brooks breaks Philips Arena performance record with seven consecutive shows

Garth Brooks announced two additional performances on his World Tour at Philips Arena, bringing the total up to seven shows in Atlanta.

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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' still 'kowabunga' at box office

'Turtles' leads for second week, 'Guardians of the Galaxy' in second

"Guardians of the Galaxy" has pulled in more than $200 million at the domestic box office.

Four held in shooting death of Villa Rica man

Four people have been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting that killed a Carroll County man and injured three others, said Henry County police.

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Atlanta Motor Speedway names facility for Parkview grad Marcy Scott

Marcy Scott was the Atlanta Motor Speedway’s director of marketing and promotions until her passing last year after a long battle with cancer

BELL: Rely on God and experience the ultimate victory

As Christians, we must learn to rely on God, to depend on Him to lead us in our decisions and to show us how to live our lives in a way that is pleasing to Him.

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Jonesboro recognizes ‘Safe Digging Day’ with proclamation

Jonesboro officials issued a proclamation to Comcast Cable, Georgia Department of Transportation and Atlanta Gas Light officials in recognition of “Safe Digging Day.”