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COVID-19 is the focus around the world. As finite individuals with the propensity to ask “Why?” may we attune our spiritual ears to the wisdom that God’s Spirit provides through His Word. When Jesus taught us to “love our neighbor as ourselves,” (Mark 12:31) He surely meant for us to think h…

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RIVERDALE—Clayton County Police have issued a Mattie's Call for Katrina Babb, 43, missing from her home in the 5900 block of Georgia Hwy. 85 since about 6:15 p.m. Tuesday evening. Police say Babb apparently walked off and that she is a ward of the state.

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While many churches have gone to online services for safety purposes during the COVID-19 pandemic, that isn't stopping them from continuing to serve their communities in a variety of ways. From providing food, to cutting grass, to assisting with bills, to making homemade cards for shut-ins, to making face masks, to giving out toilet paper, to helping smaller churches get the word out, places of worship are showing their true spirit of serving others.

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JONESBORO — After numerous requests from Clayton News readers, The Clayton County Board of Health has released figures showing how many people have tested positive for COVID-19 by city. Dr. Olugbenga Obasanjo says he will continue to release these city-by-city case counts, most likely throug…

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ATLANTA – Chief Justice Harold D. Melton issued an order Monday that extends the statewide judicial emergency until May 13. The Chief Justice first declared a judicial emergency on March 14 which was due to expire April 13.

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Jackson, Ga. – A 20-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman from Jackson are the subjects of a Be On The Lookout (BOLO) from the Butts County Sheriff's Office in connection with the shooting death of a man in the Jackson Glenn subdivision on April 5.

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FOREST PARK—The Forest Park City Council will take public comment at Monday's virtual meeting—but only for those who use a special program and submit their questions in advance before noon.

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Bearing heavy ammunition is a hard job, but not for a bear. His name was Wojtek. Wojtek served in World War II with such distinction that he earned two promotions. And this is his story.

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JONESBORO—Clayton County Commission Chair Jeff Turner issued an amendment to the county emergency order, directing the Clayton County Police Department to join the Clayton County Sheriff's Office in enforcing Gov. Kemp's April 1 COVID-19 order in unincorporated Clayton County. However, they …

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JONESBORO—Clayton County residents confused by a patchwork of city and county emergency orders can look to one single directive on what to do about sheltering in place for COVID-19 issued at 6 p.m. Friday, April 3—Gov. Brian Kemp's statewide shelter-in-place executive order.

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One of my favorite psalms is psalm 46. The person who wrote it is not naive. He knows that there is nothing easy about life, and in the psalm he speaks of the world falling apart. Consequently, he has every reason to be fearful and anxious.

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In 1984 when former Vice President Walter Mondale was running for president, he said something during the campaign he wished he had not said and later tried to correct his mistake. I don’t remember the details, but I do remember ABC’s Peter Jennings discussing the matter with political pundit George Will one evening.

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It is not cognitive dissonance -- the impossibility of holding two or more contradictory beliefs simultaneously -- to favor the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill passed by Congress and signed by President Trump while at the same time worrying about what the increasing national debt (nearing $24 trillion and counting) will do to the country.

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All state parks and lakes are open and welcoming visitors during normal operating hours, but the Georgia Department of Natural Resources has begun enforcing social distancing requirements in areas where large groups congregate at the parks and lakes.

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