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  1. Embattled rebel flag reassessed at Georgia's Stone MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MDJonline.com

    ... by some of metro Atlanta's most diverse neighborhoods, including the nearby cities of Stone Mountain and Clarkston. Clarkston's population in 2010 was 58 percent black, 22 percent Asian and 14 percent white, according to the city's website and ...

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  2. Crooks rob people walking dogs, mowing grass in DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WALB-TV Albany

    ... t. They got away in a blue sedan with temporary, drive-out tags. A similar robbery happened a few minutes later in Clarkston, police said. The victim described assailants that fit the same description as the crimes in Medlock Park.

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  3. Davison guard Dylan Alderson is transferring to ClarkstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | MLive.com

    Dylan Alderson, the 6-foot-4 wing already with a pair of Division I offers who helped lead the Davison boys basketball team to its first district title since 1978 last season, is transferring. Alderson, in a phone interview Sunday with MLive, said his family plans to move to Clarkston this summer and enroll him at Clarkston High School, making him eligible to play for the Wolves, a Class A power who went 24-1 and reached the state quarterfinals last year, immediately in 2015.

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  4. Clarkston School District announces two principal changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    On Tuesday, the Clarkston School District announced the approval of Samantha Ogden as interim principal of Clarkston High School, and Michelle Nicholas as interim principal of Heights Elementary School. Both interim principals will serve in their positions for one year only.

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  5. Police Error Leaves DeKalb Family Without Answers for WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Patch.com

    ... contact Rizal's family . Without word of Rizal's whereabouts, his family submitted a missing persons report to the Clarkston Police Department. A DeKalb police officer who had worked Rizal's wreck discovered the report and realized the dead man's ...

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  6. Class leads the wayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Lake Orion Review

    Over 600 Clarkston High School students stepped onto the stage at DTE Music Energy Theatre as students and walked off the stage as graduates, June 1. "Thirteen years ago we began a dream," said McKenzie Suarez during her speech to her classmates. She added the Class of 2015 was a Wolfpack of over 600 strong and left the Clarkston community with their own legacy.

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  7. Quayle named Teacher of the YearRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Lake Orion Review

    Amy Quayle, Language Arts and Leadership teacher at Clarkston High School, won this year's Teacher of the Year Award for Clarkston Community Schools. "I'm so honored and so humbled," said Quayle, a teacher at the high school since 2008.

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  8. Three eyeing CEO, District 4 racesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | Cross Roads News

    Calvin Sims of Stone Mountain says he has formed an exploratory committee to consider a run for CEO in 2016. Steve Bradshaw of Clarkston and Lance Hammonds of Stone Mountain say they will run for the District 4 seat held by Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton.

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  9. Police Report, 6-5-15: A caller reported that a male jumped out of a bus.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Statesboro Herald

    ... a-2 Karen Grant Smith, 51, Hardwood Street - criminal trespass. a-2 Waltavian Leon-Tay Taylor, 28, Brockett Way, Clarkston - two counts felony bench warrant. az Incidents a-2 PAWN CITY/HIGHWAY 67 - A warrant was taken out via magistrate court ...

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  10. Photographer shoots for honestyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Lake Orion Review

    BY LAUREN BARNHARDT Special to the Clarkston News In the eyes of Clarkston High School senior Hunter Mclaren, honesty truly is the best policy. That's why he created his Honesty Photography project.

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  11. A Look Back From The CNews archivesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Lake Orion Review

    Citizens of the Year were Pat Brumback, Assistant Superintendent for Student Support Services and High School Operations for Clarkston Community Schools, and Toni Smith, president of the Clarkston Community Historical Society. "Planning commission ok's sub on Clarkston Road" Despite protests from several Clarkston area residents, the Independence Township Planning Commission voted to approve final site plans for a proposed subdivision off Clarkston Road, Clarkston Farms, which would include 34 homes.

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  12. May 31 deadline for Kingdom Builders nominationsRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    The May 31 deadline is fast approaching to nominate an outstanding pastor, first lady, missionary, gospel artist or youth for the second annual Kingdom Builders Gospel Awards. The event takes place on Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. at the Georgia Piedmont Technical College Conference Center, 495 N. Indian Creek Drive in Clarkston.

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  13. Clarkston teen attacked near school bus stopRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | MyFoxAtlanta

    Clarkston residents are still shocked after learning a man attacked a 16-year-old girl earlier this month after she got off the school bus near her home. The attack happened May 4th as the student walked home in the Portofino Apartments on Brockett Way.

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  14. In memory of those who gave all for their countryRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Oxford Leader

    Hundreds of Clarkston residents and friends spent a sprinkly Monday morning with the American Legion Post 63 at the annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, May 25. Clarkston High School band played patriotic music, and Terry and Muriel Shelswell of Independence Township drove their vintage military vehicles to join them at Lakeview Cemetery for the ceremony.

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  15. Homeowners welcome tour to help SCAMPRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Oxford Leader

    BY LAUREN BARNHARDT Special to the Clarkston News SCAMP's summer camp for kids with special needs has helped many Clarkston children and families. But the five week summer camp, full of music and motor skills, would not be possible without the success of its fundraisers.

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  16. Memorial Day Confederate Flag Burnings Spark ControversyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... out." Aside from Orlando's planned burning, the events will be staged in such cities as New Orleans, Nashville and Clarkston, Ga. What are your thoughts on this? Is it disrespectful or is it time to lay this symbol to rest? Tell us what you think by ...

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  17. Battle Stirs Over Confederate FlagRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    ... the Confederacy, along with Kentucky and Missouri. The events, in cities including Nashville, New Orleans and Clarkston, Ga., will involve poetry readings and musical performances as well. Police department spokespersons in Orlando and Nashville ...

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  18. Confederate flag-burning events spark outrageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Fox News

    ... the Confederacy, along with Kentucky and Missouri. The events, in cities including Nashville, New Orleans and Clarkston, Ga., will involve poetry readings and musical performances as well. Police department spokespersons in Orlando and Nashville ...

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  19. Sweet Potato Caf , school partner to create program for deaf studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    ... culinary arts through an innovative work-study program. Sweet Potato Cafe, 5377 Manor Drive, has teamed up with Clarkston-based Atlanta Area School for the Deaf to form the new internship program. With the help of LaDonna Sutton, vocational training ...

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  20. Former DeKalb principal takes plea deal ...Read the original story

    May 22, 2015 | Cross Roads News

    ... issue receipts for cash from the school's vending machines. The step team's receipt book was found at Flanagan's Clarkston home when a search warrant from the DA's Office was executed. The receipt book still contained yellow receipts totaling $945 ...

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