Kathy Jefcoats

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Eggs-cellent Easter celebration in Forest Park

Candy-colored plastic eggs rested among blades of green grass under the bright midday sun — tantalizingly within reach but off-limits.

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Hundreds stroll sale seeking treasures

There were treasures galore Saturday, from a bag of socks for a buck or two to boxes of books to stacks of mattresses.

Man jailed in 2011 shooting

More than two years after police said he shot and killed his girlfriend, a Griffin man is in Clayton County Jail on a murder charge.

Gillem board meets ahead of May 2 closing

Days before a planned May 2 closing, the Gillem board will meet to finalize plans on the purchase of 778 acres inside the former Army base.

Sing as if no one can hear

I am not sure why God blessed me with the passion to sing but not the ability. I can’t read notes or carry a tune but I’ve loved music and singing for as long as I can remember.

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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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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Suspect sought in robberies

The Clayton County Police Department is asking the public’s help in identifying a man caught on a surveillance camera. Sgt. Kevin Hughes said the photograph is of a black male who is wearing a black winter coat with white cuffs and a fur-lined hood.

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Services set Thursday for Grant

Services are set Thursday at 11 a.m. at Clayton County’s largest-capacity church to honor the life of the iconic Rev. Charles W. Grant.

Board OKs permit for apartments

Councilman Dabouze Antoine’s naivete about the city and the ward he was elected to serve was apparent during Monday’s rezoning debate on an apartment building.

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