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Country singer and cancer survivor Kevin Sharp dies at 43

Kevin Sharp, who survived cancer as a teenager and went on to become a successful country music singer in the 1990s, died late Saturday, according to his website. He was 43.

Clayton County adopts new rules for opening warming, cooling centers

Officials were criticized over response to February ice storm

Emergency management officials were criticized over response to February ice storm

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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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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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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."

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Stephen Colbert named as next host of CBS 'Late Show' to replace Letterman

Television host and comedian Stephen Colbert has signed a deal to become the next host of the CBS "Late Show," replacing David Letterman when he retires.

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Clayton residents enjoy nature and Wild Azalea Festival

Nicholas Wahrmann and his brothers, Ryan and Jonathan, got up close and personal with “Millie” at the William H. Reynolds Memorial Nature Preserve in Morrow Saturday.

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Senior field trips offer social time (WITH PHOTO GALLERY)

Field trips like the one to Noah’s Ark provide senior citizens an opportunity to learn new things, to socialize, and to improve their health and well-being.

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Mickey Rooney, America's boy next door, dies at age 93

Mickey Rooney's best known role was that of Andy Hardy

The TMZ celebrity website reported late Sunday night that 93-year-old actor Mockey Rooney had died.

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George Strait wins Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year (Photo Galleries)

Leesburg native Luke Bryan, the reigning Entertainer of the Year, gets shut out this year

Jason Aldean is the ACM Male Vocalist of the Year, with Miranda Lambert taking the Female Vocalist of the Year Award.

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BOC issues proclamations to cancer survivors, students and school officials

Clayton County commission Vice-Chairwoman Shana Rooks, third from left, presents a proclamation to 6-year old Hailey Bankhead, who is fighting to raise awareness of childhood cancers through her family’s nonprofit group, the Hailey Bankhead Foundation. Bankhead was diagnosed with Stage 4 Wilm’s Cancer in January 2013. The foundation will partner with the Clayton County Police Department to host its second annual 5K run and walk Saturday at 10:15 a.m. at the Gerald Matthews Sports Complex, 1935 McDonough Road in Lovejoy. Anyone interested in participating in the event can register online at haileybankhead.weebly.com. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

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Wild Azalea Festival blossoms again Saturday

The Fifth Annual Wild Azalea Festival will be held Saturday at the William H. Reynolds Memorial Nature Preserve.

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Hampton kicks Spring weekend off with a bang

HAMPTON — As Spring pushes the Winter blues to the curb, Hampton kicks off the season off with it’s Yellow Pollen Festival and Bacon Chase 5K.

Riverdale seeking residents input on recreation programming

Recreation officials in Riverdale want to know what programs and classes residents would like to see offered by the city.

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Riverdale bestows new honors on aspiring aviator

The honors keep piling up for for North Clayton High School senior Deja Shimone Fambro.

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