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Debra Scott

Debra Bagwell Scott, of Forest Park, peacefully passed Sunday, June 15, 2014.

Mrs. Terri Evans

Mrs. Terri White Evans, age 56, of Jonesboro, passed away June 12, 2014.

Lajoyce Reynolds

Ms. Lajoyce Evelyn Fritz Reynolds, age 74, of Jonesboro, passed away June 5, 2014.

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Jonesboro trucker returns to Jersey court

The trucker charged with causing a crash that killed a man and critically injured four others, including comedian Tracy Morgan, is to return to New Jersey for court this week.

Mr. Joseph Lee Holland

Mr. Joseph Lee Holland, age 51, of McDonough, GA passed away June 3, 2014.

Mr. James Elmer Powers

Mr. James Elmer Powers, age 69, of Hampton, GA passed away June 2, 2014.

Matthew Myers

Matthew Charles-Thomas Myers, age 38, of Stockbridge, GA died Saturday, May 31, 2014.

Mary Carter

Mary Ruth Power Carter, 88, of Lake City left us peacefully to be with our Lord on May 31, 2014 at Lake Keowee, Seneca, SC, enjoying family time surrounded by daughters.

Jackie Crews

Jackie Rudolph Crews, 81, of Dublin died Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

Wilson Burks, Jr.

Wilson Burks, Jr. of Forest Park passed away on May 28, 2014.

Ronald "Buster" Fincher

Ronald Buster Lewis Fincher, of Morrow, passed away on May 25, 2014.

Russell Mitchell

Russell Mitchell, born March 10, 1917 in his home place of Morrow, Ga., passed away on May 23, 2014 at the age of 97.

James Blaine

Sunrise 8/26/38 - Sunset 5/27/14, Father, Opa, Brother, Uncle, Friend, and Army Veteran was called home.

Frances Stephens

Frances Stephens of Union City passed away on May 27, 2014.

Rosa Gibson

Rosa Gibson of Jonesboro passed away on May 27, 2014.

Mr. Michael Eugene Gay

Mr. Michael Eugene Gay, age 51, of Riverdale, passed away, May 25, 2014.

Mrs. Judy Keith

Mrs. Judy Keith, age 52, of Melbourne Beach, Florida previously of McDonough, Georgia passed away May 20, 2014.

Frank Attaway, Sr.

Frank D. Attaway, Sr. age 81 passed away Sunday, May 25, 2014 at his residence surrounded by his family and under the care of Hospice Advantage.

Elizabeth Singleton

Elizabeth C. Singleton, age 75, of Rex, went to be with Jesus on Sunday, May 25, 2014.

Mrs. Betty Peltier Buckner

Mrs. Betty Peltier Buckner, age 86, of Jonesboro, GA, passed away, May 23, 2014. She was a member of Jod

Elizabeth Copenhaver

Elizabeth Copenhaver of Forest Park passed away on May 18, 2014.

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Georgia Power announces severe weather preparedness resources

With scattered storms expected throughout the state this week, Georgia Power officials have offered the following tips to help customers be prepared “before,” “during,” and “after” a storm:

Mr. James Darwin Roberts

Mr. James Darwin Roberts, age 84, of Jonesboro, passed away, May 22, 2014.

Patricia "Pat" Christensen

Patricia Pat L. Christensen, age 67, of McDonough, passed away on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

Juanita Fesperman

Mrs. Juanita Crawley Fesperman, age 80, of Stockbridge, passed away, May 20, 2014 at her home in Stockbridge GA, with her family by her side.

Mr. James Carter Hendrick

Mr. James Carter Hendrick, age 53, of Stockbridge passed away May 18, 2014.

Patricia "Pat" L. Christensen

Patricia Pat L. Christensen, age 67, of McDonough, passed away on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

Mr. Gene Knight

Mr. Gene Knight, Retired U.S. Army, age 83, of Jonesboro, passed away May 20, 2014.

Benjamin (Benny) O. Wilbanks, Jr.

Benjamin O. Wilbanks, a former long-time resident of Jonesboro, Ga., passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014 at the age of 61.

2014 Clayton County Election Results

A running list of elections results for Clayton County offices

Mr. Tommy David Fowler

Mr. Tommy David Fowler, age 71, of McDonough, Georgia passed away May 19, 2014.

James (Jim) Derby

James G. (Jim) Derby 84 of Ellenwood passed away May 13, 2014.

Bettye Stewart

Bettye Stewart of Lake City passed away on May 13, 2014.

Mr. Larry Willis

Mr. Larry Willis, 67, of Jonesboro passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Piedmont Henry Hospital.

Howard Routh

Howard Vincent Routh passed away May 10, 2014.

Charles Keith Wood, Sr.

Charles Keith Wood Sr. of West Point died at home on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

Jason Madaris

Jason Robert Madaris, 40, of San Antonio TX, passed away May 1, 2014.

Vieve Roma Bowmaster

Vieve Roma Bowmaster, 71, of Jonesboro passed away April 28, 2014.

Mr. John William Wall

Mr. John William Wall, age 43, of Shell Point, FL, formerly of Williamson, GA died Saturday May 3, 2014.

Mrs. Sandra "Missy" Lois Sandlin

Mrs. Sandra Missy Lois Sandlin, age 54, of Locust Grove, passed away, May 7, 2014.

B.D. Luke, MD

B.D. Luke, MD, 92, of Fayetteville, passed away at home May 6, 2014 after a lengthy illness.

Virginia Walker

Virginia L. Walker, age 81, of Jonesboro, passed away on Monday, May 5, 2014.

Mr. Wilbur Dale Hardman

Mr. Wilbur Dale Hardman, age 88, of LaGrange, Georgia died Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Piedmont-Henry Hospice in Stockbridge, Georgia.

Louise Blalock

Mrs. Louise Allen Blalock, age 101, of Jonesboro, passed away, April 30, 2014.

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Two inmates dead, nearly 150 injured in suspected gas explosion at Florida jail

Two inmates were killed and roughly 150 prisoners and guards injured in an apparent gas explosion at a jail in northwest Florida late on Wednesday, and county officials said many had been treated and released by Thursday morning.

Top Ten stories for week of April 20 2014 in Clayton County

View the top 10 most popular stories from last week.

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More images released of new Atlanta Falcons stadium

Architects with the new Atlanta Falcons stadium released more images of what the new facility will look like.

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News Daily offices closed because of snow

Clayton government shut down till Thursday

Clayton News Daily closed its offices at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday because of winter weather

Clayton schools closed today

Clayton County Public Schools has announced all schools and offices will be closed today because of anticipated inclement weather expected to move through the area.

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Local recruits monitoring Western Kentucky's coach search

Former Lovejoy football players Randy Anyanwu and Justin Brown say they will take a “wait and see” approach as Western Kentucky looks to replace head coach Bobby Petrino.