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Commissioner Edmondson, BOC recognize Jonesboro’s basketball championship

Clayton County Commissioner Michael Edmondson presents a proclamation to the Jonesboro High School boys basketball team Tuesday for winning the Class AAAA state championship.

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Rotary Club Spring Sprint set for Saturday

The Lake Spivey Rotary Club has gotten on its mark, it’s gotten set and it’s ready to go.

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BOC proclaims March 25 as Master Gardeners Day

Clayton County commission Chairman Jeff Turner, center, presented master gardeners in the county with a proclamation Tuesday declaring March 25 to be Master Gardener’s Day.

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'An emotional connection': Stately Oaks receives National Register of Historic Places plaque

Stately Oaks receives National Register of Historic Places plaque

After 42 years on the National Register of Historic Places, Stately Oaks Plantation finally has something to show for it.

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For the kids

Arts Clayton’s Arte Gras raises money for children’s education programs

Hundreds of big “kids” partied together Saturday to raise money for little children.

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Stately Oaks to receive long awaited ‘National Register’ plaque

Stately Oaks Plantation has a secret that many people may not think about when they visit its manicured grounds and walk between its grand columns.

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Seniors shuffle to Mardi Gras beat

Dozens of senior citizens from across the Southern Crescent converged on Jonesboro last Friday to let loose and earn some beads.

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Moonshine and Magnolias revival planned for this weekend

From the first time a train rolled through town, to the present, Jonesboro’s history will come alive on the stage this weekend.

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Ellen's Oscar 'selfie' crashes Twitter, breaks record

A self-portrait of host Ellen DeGeneres and stars including Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper taken during Hollywood's annual Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday quickly became the most shared photo ever on Twitter.

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OSCAR WRAPUP: '12 Years A Slave' makes history with best picture

The slavery drama “12 Years a Slave” won the Academy Award for best picture on Sunday, making history as the first movie from a black director to win the film industry’s highest honor in 86 years of the Oscars.

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Pale metallics, bold jewel tones dominate Oscars Red Carpet

Shimmering metallics, bold jewel tones and newcomer Lupita Nyong'o led the style at this year's Oscars red carpet, as actresses shunned runway trends to showcase colors and silhouettes inspired by Hollywood's golden age.

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Paula Deen continues comeback

After maintaining a low profile from what she has described as a trying time, Albany native Paula Deen is clearly back on the rise.

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Love of the game

Riverdale resident fondly remembers days in baseball’s Negro League

A smile slipped away from Lawrence Williams’ as a conversation shifted from his on-the-field exploits as a professional baseball player in the 1950s to what he endured on the trips from one city to the next.

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Winter weather hits, schools closed

Snow gallery

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French DJ duo Daft Punk, teenager Lorde take top Grammys

French electronic music DJs Daft Punk and New Zealand teen Lorde took home the top Grammy awards on Sunday in a night that rewarded robots and newcomers, and recognized marriage equality.