News for Saturday, December 12, 2009


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Clayton BOE to hear uniform-dress update

Less than a month after 1,500 Clayton County high school students protested Clayton County Public Schools' uniform-dress policy by refusing to come to school in designated attire, school system Superintendent Edmond Heatley will discuss the policy before the county's school board.

Stockbridge takes control of Region 4-AAAA with win against Ola

The Stockbridge Tigers look like a team hungry to win a Region 4-AAAA basketball title.

Clayton Police Department seeking accreditation

The Clayton County Police Department is expecting a team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) to begin a four-day site visit today, as the department seeks to gain accreditation.

Lovejoy knocks off Riverdale

From Staff Reports

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'Windies,' locals celebrate movie's anniversary

From Dec. 13 through Dec. 15 in 1939, Hollywood's biggest stars flocked to Atlanta for the premiere of "Gone with the Wind," the famous movie inspired by Margaret Mitchell's popular novel of the same title. This weekend, longtime fans, as well as those new to the film, are descending on the Road to Tara Museum in Jonesboro to celebrate the film's 70th anniversary.

Big third quarter propels Forest Park to win

For the first two quarters of its game against visiting Forest Park Friday, Jonesboro's girls' team was able to keep pace with the Panthers in a keep region matchup.

Dutchtown doubles up Griffin

By Bob Jones

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Henry officials meet with local lawmakers

The Henry County legislative delegation is preparing for the start of the 2010 session, and hearing the wish lists of county leaders.

Health officials continue to urge H1N1 vaccination

Health officials are urging Georgia residents to continue to seek vaccination against the H1N1 influenza virus.

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Sketch released in Clayton robbery case

Clayton County police have released a sketch of a suspect who allegedly robbed an elderly man at gunpoint Tuesday, in the victim's Morrow home.

Georgia appliance rebate program approved

The U.S. Department of Energy recently approved Georgia's plan for the State Energy Efficiency Appliance Rebate Program, and awarded the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority (GEFA) $9.3 million to put it into place.

Tribunal recommends Clayton teacher's firing

A Clayton County Public Schools tribunal panel decided on Friday that a Mundy's Mill High School special-education teacher, who allegedly asked a 17-year-old student at the school to perform a "hit" on a 16-year-old classmate, should be fired.

Curry convicted in Henry shootings

By Valerie

Morrow, Mundy's Mill split games

By Phil Albert

Suing Santa - Chester Cook

The holidays make some people stark raving mad.

The right time for a miracle - James C. Bell

Thanks to the "faith" program, my two friends and I were now a team.

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Minute Suites offers quiet respite

While the world's busiest airport offers an array of options for passengers looking to shop and dine, a new concessions operation at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is now offering passengers a place rest and relax.