News for Tuesday, November 17, 2009


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BOE member acquitted in domestic-dispute case

Clayton County Board of Education Member Trinia Garrett, and her boyfriend, Albert Stocken, were acquitted of charges ranging from simple assault, to simple battery/family violence, to criminal trespass in Clayton County State Court on Tuesday.

The party that wasn't, and the one that will be - Jason Smith

I have what I consider to be a rather significant birthday approaching.

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Final Resting Place

After months of excavation, the Stephens MDS landfill in northwest Clayton County has relocated more than 300 graves belonging to the historic Union Bethel African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church Cemetery.

Swine flu supplies depleted in Henry County

Health officials warn that Henry County is out of the injectable H1N1 influenza vaccine until further notice.

Supermarkets vs. supercenters: Where can shoppers save more?

In my Super-Couponing classes, I'm often asked whether it's easier just to shop at a supercenter, large grocery-discount store combinations that offer "every-day low prices," or shop at a traditional, "more expensive" supermarket using coupons to achieve greater savings. If you've used coupons for any length of time, you know that it's possible to achieve much better savings at the supermarket by following the sales and matching them with coupons.

Warrants issued in alleged rental scam

Clayton County Police have obtained arrest warrants, for a Norcross woman, on eight charges in connection with an alleged home-rental scam.

Investigation reveals Morrow church fire was arson

The fire that heavily damaged Calvary Baptist Church in Morrow, early Sunday morning, was the result of arson, said state officials on Tuesday.

Middle school celebrates curriculum with 'Learning Carnival'

Jonesboro Middle School students and their parents were do-si-doing, building rockets, and touring the world together on Tuesday night -- and it was all done without leaving the school.

Clayton students have $83,826 unpaid-meals tab

Clayton County Public Schools is once again looking at mounting debt from unpaid school breakfast- and-lunch fees eight months after the board of education revised its policy on free-food services to avoid such a situation.

Henry Players to tell 'A Christmas Story'

Members of the Henry Players are preparing to do their part to kick off the holiday season, by presenting their version of a well-known Christmas film.

Opening arguments expected in double-murder trial

Opening arguments are expected to begin today, in Clayton County Superior Court, in the case of two men accused in a pair of 2006 shooting deaths.

More Back Talk on Health care

* Just finished reading the Nov. 11th edition of the Herald and I am a little confused.

New habitat to open at Noah's Ark

An unlikely combination of animals is settling into their new home together, thanks to charitable donations given to a local, non-profit facility.

The party that wasn't, and the one that will be - Jason Smith

I have what I consider to be a rather significant birthday approaching.