News for Wednesday, April 8, 2009

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Georgia schools awarded grant for data system

By Johnny Jackson

Obituaries - April 9, 2009

Gladys Johnson Adkins

Obituaries - April 8, 2009

Ola Vernell Williams

Forest Park company wins industry safety award

By Joel Hall

CSU enrollment nears record

By Curt Yeomans

Loan modification seminar set for Saturday

The NID-Housing Counseling Agency, a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-approved agency, will provide a free loan modification seminar Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m., at the Jim Huie Recreation Center, 9045 Tara Blvd., Jonesboro. For pre-registration, call (678) 884-0221.

New Clayton school board ethics bill passed

By Curt Yeomans

Has the hope chest been sunk? - Denese Rodgers

Hope chests date somewhere back to the 15th Century or so. A hope chest (or dowry chest, or glory box) didn't have a particular look or style. It was just something that girls used to compile their trousseau in anticipation of marriage. I think the idea may have been to already have "stuff" before you went into a union with your betrothed.

Clayton fugitive jailed in South Carolina

By Linda Looney-Bond