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Cops seek suspect in armed robbery

Clayton County police are looking for a man suspected of robbing a Stockbridge convenience store.

Clayton County Community Calendar

The GRPA 4th District Track and Field Meet will be held April 18 starting at 6 p.m. and April 19 starting at 10 a.m. at Twelve Oaks Stadium.

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The funny names we go by

Apparently there is no difference between what would be my Easter Bunny name and what would be my stripper name — if I were a woman.

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Center celebrates 10 years of kinship care

Clayton County Kinship Care Resource Center celebrates 10 years of supporting grandparents raising grandkids with a reception today.

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Former director indicted on 35 felonies

Former Clayton County Senior Services Director Mary Louise Byrd was indicted Wednesday on 35 felonies for allegedly stealing more than $16,000 from the programs she oversaw for years.

Forest Park formally approves URA, redevelopment plan

Authority will oversee Fort Gillem work

Officials in Forest Park made their Urban Redevelopment Authority official Wednesday with back-to-back meetings that served more as formalities than anything else.

Cops find bound, burned body

Clayton County police are investigating the discovery of a bound, burning body found near an apartment complex.

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Southern Regional Medical Center CEO Jim Crissey says Clayton County will gain seats on hospital’s board of directors

Oversight contingent upon SPLOST passage however

Clayton County commissioners will gain some oversight over the affairs of Southern Regional Medical Center in return for setting aside $50 million in Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax funds to help the hospital financially, the center’s top executive announced Tuesday.

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Jurors hear 911 call in tot’s death

A mother and daughter facing charges in the 2011 death of a toddler in their care visibly reacted to hearing a 911 call played for jurors Wednesday afternoon.

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Clayton’s PSA Golf Tourney April 25

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Clayton County Public Schools’ Promoting Student Achievement Golf Tournament is set for Friday, April 25.

Schools host ‘Clayton Proud’ event

Officials have set a time for the anti-violence awareness event they are calling “Clayton Proud.”

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Clayton County residents pushing for expedited public transit study

Transportation proponents also calling for a binding MARTA referendum

Clayton County leaders have been taking formal steps that are expected to likely lead to a revival of mass transit in the county, but some residents called for them to shift into overdrive this week.

Child Abuse must be reported

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Rotarians recognize students for life insights

Four Forest Park High School students were recognized by Clayton County Rotarians for their insight into the laws to living Wednesday.

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Atlanta awarded new MLS soccer franchise

Falcons owner Arthur Blank’s top-level soccer club to start league play in Atlanta 2017.

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Pop singer Miley Cyrus cancels concerts after hospitalization

Miley Cyrus has canceled a concert in St. Louis on Wednesday as she remains hospitalized from a "severe allergic reaction to antibiotics."

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Job Kemboi is one of top runners in the Peach Belt Conference

To prepare for the Peach Belt Conference track and field championships, Clayton State distance runner Job Kemboi took on some stiff competition last weekend.

Auburn University cancels classes after threatening message

Auburn University in Alabama canceled classes on Wednesday due to concern about a threatening message posted in a campus restroom, the school said on its website.

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Nearly 300 missing after South Korean ferry capsizes

Almost 300 people were missing after a ferry capsized off South Korea on Wednesday, despite frantic rescue efforts involving coastguard vessels, fishing boats and helicopters, in what could be the country's biggest maritime disaster in over 20 years.

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Paul Walker's brothers to fill in for late actor in 'Fast & Furious 7'

Walker, 40, died on November 30 in crash in Santa Clarita, California

The brothers of actor Paul Walker, who died in November, will fill in for the late action star in order to complete scenes in the upcoming film "Fast & Furious 7."