News for Monday, November 23, 2009


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Food donations 'tremendous' locally, more needed

Donations to Henry's main food pantry are going well this holiday season, but officials at the county's largest food pantry are expecting the need for food to grow.

Broken kettles leave inmates without hot meals

Inmates at the Clayton County Jail will likely have to wait until after the new year to enjoy full, hot meals.

CSU to host public H1N1 vaccinations today

Residents of Clayton and Henry counties will be able to receive, either the nasal spray, or the injectable form of the 2009 H1N1 influenza (Swine Flu) vaccine from health officials at Clayton State University today.

Police nab 20 in prostitution sting

Clayton County Police said Monday they arrested 20 people during a prostitution sting on Friday.

Clayton, Henry receive Grassroots Arts Program grants

The Georgia Council for the Arts recently announced the 2010 winners of grants through the state's Grassroots Arts Program (GAP).

GBI: No foul play in inmate death

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said there is no evidence of foul play in the recent death of a Clayton County Jail inmate.

Decatur woman charged with charity fraud

A local merchant said he is among the victims of a Decatur woman, who is in police custody for allegedly scamming area businesses in the name of charity.

Church Street Elementary offering math tutoring

In just three weeks, Church Street Elementary School third-grader, Maciah Miller, has learned a new way to add 235 and 56.

The Sin of Omission - Joel Hall

The exit of Lou Dobbs from CNN earlier this month caught many people, inside and outside, the media world by surprise. While Dobbs stood out from his colleagues for being highly opinionated and, at times, controversial, he was an innovator who helped build CNN from the ground up.

Jury deliberations continue in double-murder trial

A Clayton County jury is scheduled to continue deliberating today in a double-murder trial involving the 2006 shooting deaths of two Ellenwood men.

Stimulus equals deception

It seems the president has a new trick up his sleeve to convince us his bloated "stimulus" packages are solving our economic woes: deception.