News for Wednesday, December 23, 2009

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Wok Asian Stir Fry restaurant provides fresh food in just-right portions

As you walk into Wok Asian Stir Fry, located at 2079 Mt. Zion Road, in Morrow, the design of the eating area will not scream "Chinese," but, instead, gives you a modern and chic sense of place.

Morrow woman waits for new kidney, life back

Morrow resident, Leona Coleman, noticed the first signs of trouble during a trip to her home town of Lake Charles, La., in early 2008.

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Santa's 'better half'

Bea Mengel held up Eric Carle's book, "Dream Snow," in front of 25 local children at the Clayton County Public Library System's headquarters branch in Jonesboro recently. But before she opened the book to begin reading, she posed a question.

Mundy's Mill girls hope to rise to the occasion

Mundy's Mill's girls basketball team has enjoyed a run of success over the past three seasons that is almost unmatched in the Southern Crescent. The Lady Tigers have averaged 20.3 wins a season since head coach Lonnie Farmer took over in 2007 and made three consecutive state tournament appearances.

Project Share raises over $1 million

With more than $1 million in donations, Georgia Power and The Salvation Army are calling an effort to help those in need a success.

Stockbridge wingery serves more than chicken

Sam Patel said he believes he has found the recipe for success in his latest culinary venture.

Woodland boys get similar results with different roster

Woodland boys basketball coach David Bice knew his two leading scorers -- seniors Darius Tookes and Elliot Davis -- would return this season, but that didn't mean this team would seamlessly continue to win as it did last season during a 19-11 campaign and state tournament appearance.

College Park gets new development director

After nearly two years without a permanent economic development director, the City of College Park recently hired Barbra Coffee to head the city's development and redevelopment efforts.

State Patrol urges caution on Georgia roads

The Georgia State Patrol, and local law enforcement agencies, are urging motorists to drive with extra caution during the holiday season.

Sheriff's Office brings early Christmas

Members of one local family said Christmas will be brighter this year thanks to gifts of toys, food, and monetary donations presented this week by the Clayton County Sheriff's Office.

Henry County wins Chuck Miller Classic

Laricus Thomas will win most 1-on-1 basketball games against his brother, Larrentis.

Some Toys for Tots campaigns exceed goals

While metro-Atlanta Toys for Tots donations are down by approximately half this year, according to organizers, some host groups report that their collections exceeded anticipated goals.

All I want for Christmas... - Denese Rodgers

First, I want to remember to be thankful. I am healthy, content, and challenged in the work that I love. I am grateful for my family, my friends, and the awesome community that makes our office effective in the work that we do.

Pollution a solution? - Tom Purcell

If human activity got us into the mess, can human activity can get us out?

What kids want from Santa... - Valerie Baldowski

Choosing the right gift for kids during the Christmas season is a daunting task. Maybe, it's because I'm a grown-up. There are so many choices, and they all blend together into one confusing blur.

Mundy's Mill girls hope to rise to the occasion

Mundy's Mill's girls basketball team has enjoyed a run of success over the past three seasons that is almost unmatched in the Southern Crescent. The Lady Tigers have averaged 20.3 wins a season since head coach Lonnie Farmer took over in 2007 and made three consecutive state tournament appearances.

BOC threatens to remove Turner as police chief

The Clayton County Board of Commissioners has given Clayton County Police Chief Jeff Turner until Monday to respond to an internal audit, which calls into question his ability to lead the department.

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Holiday displays light up Clayton

Traveling down one of Clayton County's main thoroughfares, motorists this holiday season are catching glimpses of reindeer, elves and Santa himself.

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Santa's 'better half'

Bea Mengel held up Eric Carle's book, "Dream Snow," in front of 25 local children at the Clayton County Public Library System's headquarters branch in Jonesboro recently. But before she opened the book to begin reading, she posed a question.

Sheriff's Office brings early Christmas

Members of one local family said Christmas will be brighter this year thanks to gifts of toys, food, and monetary donations presented this week by the Clayton County Sheriff's Office.

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