News for Saturday, August 16, 2008


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8-16-08 obituaries

Helen Thames

Police chase traffic violator, cyclist dies amid pursuit

By Daniel Silliman and Joel Hall

Football teams vie for $2,500 donation

BJ's Membership Club is attempting to help one McDonough-area high school earn money for its athletic department by sponsoring its first BJ's Back-to-School Challenge today, from 11 a.m., until noon. The event pits high school football teams in Henry County against each other in an NFLCombine-style skills contest. Football players representing Dutchtown, Ola, and Stockbridge high schools will participate. The winning team will receive a $2,500 donation for its school's athletic program.

The strength to face those difficult times - Mary Jane Holt

Wow, did I ever enjoy meeting and hearing Milt Thomas, the guest speaker at the Fayette County monthly Business to Business Luncheon on Aug. 13.

Choir director had photos of other children

By Daniel Silliman

DeKalb mother links son's death to Clayton friends

By Daniel Silliman

Warhol-inspired, Morrow art on view Monday

By Joel Hall

Clayton men offer shaky Bigfoot 'evidence,' more promises

By Daniel Silliman

Can a person know God? - James C. Bell

Can you imagine how great it would be to know some outstanding sports figure, to be able to sit down and talk with him, and listen as he tells you some of his great experiences, or details of a famous game, things you had never known before?