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MASTERS: Langer, golden oldies have good Masters showings

The performances of the golden oldies at this week’s Masters have proved the 50-plus brigade can mix it with the young powerhouses of world golf, Bernhard Langer said after finishing in the top 10.

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Longtime traffic reporter "Captain" Herb Emory dies

Longtime WSB Radio and WSB-TV traffic reporter, “Captain” Herb Emory, passed away Saturday.

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Joey Logano matures into contender on NASCAR circuit

Just a few short years ago, Joey Logano was polishing his driving skills on the track at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the Thursday Thunder grassroots summer racing series.

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New QB and former Southern Crescent area defensive leaders highlight spring for Georgia Bulldogs

Georgia’s annual G-Day game at Stanford Stadium usually offers Bulldog fans a glimpse of its upcoming team and shake off a long offseason until August.

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MAHONE: Former Luella standout Aaron Davis and North Clayton alum Amarlo Herrera living up to expectations at UGA

Four years ago when Amarlo Herrera signed with Georgia, he was part of the 2010 recruiting class that was being touted as the “Dream Team” by coach Mark Richt.

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McDonough area trainer Chris Strayhand has made a lasting impact on Southern Crescent athletes

Chris Strayhand realizes that he’s not the most widely known personal trainer in the Southern Crescent area.

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Chase Elliott ready for Darlington challenge

Seven years ago when Chase Elliott was competing at the Thursday Thunder grassroots racing series at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Ed Clark decided to get his autograph following his last season.

Child abuse prevention training available

Southern Crescent Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center is offering a child abuse prevention training session Monday at its Hampton office.

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Ten killed, many of them students, after truck slams bus in California

Ten people died, many of them high school students, when a truck slammed into a tour bus with college hopefuls heading to a campus tour in northern California on Thursday, police said.

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Hillary Clinton dodges shoe during Las Vegas speech (WITH VIDEO)

A woman hurled a shoe at Hillary Clinton on Thursday as the former secretary of state was delivering a speech at a Las Vegas hotel, but Clinton dodged it and continued with her remarks, a U.S. Secret Service spokesman said.

Yard sale, Easter egg hunt Saturday

The community-wide yard sale cancelled because of the weather April 5 will be held Saturday. The annual community-wide yard sale will be held in Starr Park from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. There are 10 feet by 10 feet booth rentals available for residents at $10 and non-residents at $20.

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Humane Society in desperate need of yard sale donations

JONESBORO — The Clayton County Humane Society is in desperate need of donations for its upcoming spring yard sale.

Forest Park High hosting grand re-opening April 19

School renovation ‘reconnects, renews and reestablishs’

Despite a volatile winter of extremes, workers have managed to keep to a tight construction schedule at Forest Park High, completing the project in time for the school’s grand reopening Saturday, April 19.

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Donated bench honors murder victims

When Kemra Matthew was convicted last month in the beating death of his girlfriend’s toddler, the victim’s family said the guilty verdict brought them peace.

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Superintendent search survey deadline Tuesday

Tuesday is the deadline for residents to provide input on the Clayton County Board of Education’s superintendent search survey.