News for Wednesday, July 16, 2008


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Geographical perspective or regional skew? - Denese Rodgers

My husband's first career-level job was up in Raleigh-Durham, N.C., back in the early 90s. Neither of us knew anything about the area, so it took us a while to settle.

Flawless Character: 'Price'less

There's an old cliché that says sports reveals one's character.

Jonesboro Green Beret fought for freedom

By Daniel Silliman

Jonesboro native wins Illinois service award

By Curt Yeomans

Five run-off elections ahead for BOE candidates

By Curt Yeomans

Library holds bee-keeping class for kids

Bee Keeping for Beginners will be held at Clayton County Headquarters Library, 865 Battlecreek Road, on Wednesday, July 16, from 10 to 11 a.m. Come, learn about the fascinating hobby of bee keeping. Tom Bonnell, from the Clayton County Extension Service, will show kids the materials necessary to raise bees and make honey in the backyard. Immediately following the program, the library will show "Bee Movie." For ages 6 and up. Advanced registration is required. For more information, call (770) 473-3850.

Despite issues, voters just a 'trickle' at the polls

By Daniel Silliman

Sheriff slightly shy of majority, going to runoff

By Daniel Silliman

Bell and Scott battle for BOC chairmanship

By Joel Hall