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NASCAR driver David Ragan visits with fans at local Kroger | PHOTO GALLERY

McDONOUGH — Fans were beaming ear to ear Wednesday as NASCAR driver David Ragan sat down to sign autographs.

DRIVERS TO WATCH

Here are some drivers to look for during Sunday’s Oral-B USA 500

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Clayton County police charge man in shooting death

Release sketch of second subject

Clayton County police have charged one man with murder and are looking for a second in connection with a shooting Thursday in Riverdale.

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Clayton County police charge man in shooting death, seek second subject

Release sketch of second subject

Clayton County police have charged one man with murder and are looking for a second in connection with a shooting Thursday in Riverdale.

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Margaret Mitchell’s masterpiece still a moneymaker for Clayton County

In Clayton County, tomorrow isn’t just another day, it’s another day to benefit from being the fictional home of Scarlett O’Hara.

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New coaching eras set to begin in Clayton County

Game week is finally here for teams in the county.

Marcelle Chatham

Mrs. Marcelle Chatham, age 93, of Jonesboro, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014.

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Stately Oaks garners national attention for historical significance

Jonesboro tourist attraction received National Register of Historic Places plaque this year

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

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Op-Ed: Ensuring tomorrow is another day for Tara facade

Local historian Peter Bonner working to preserve piece of movie history

Local historian Peter Bonner explains in an op-ed piece why he is working to restore the remains of the Tara facade from ‘Gone With The Wind.’

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Stately Oaks Plantation through the years

A look back from the Clayton News Daily’s archives

Clayton News Daily archive photos of faces and events at Stately Oaks over the years.

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It's official — Atlanta Motor Speedway loses Labor Day race

Atlanta Motor Speedway will not play host to a NASCAR race on Labor Day weekend next year.

Ga. teen among four killed in fiery Ohio plane crash

Four Ohio college students were killed late Monday in a fiery plane crash near a Cleveland-area airport, investigators and college officials said on Tuesday.

Taking the South: A ‘rebirth of freedom’

Sherman’s March to the Sea

Atlanta was in the 19th century considered the railroad hub of the South with a wealth and production scarcely touched by the Civil War. But that changed in 1864, when Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman led his legion of Union soldiers through the Deep South.

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Warren House served as military Headquarters, hospital during Battle of Jonesborough | PHOTOS

The second day of battle largely took place on the home’s front lawn

The Warren House was at the heart of the Battle of Jonesborough.

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Historic Jonesboro dances through history at Tara Ball

This was the Tara Ball — a reenactment of a typical 19th century ball hosted Historical Jonesboro/Clayton County Inc. in the Eagle’s Landing Country Club Aug. 9.