News for Friday, November 6, 2009


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Woodland must settle for less

Never before had Woodland entered the final game of the regular season under such circumstances: With a playoff spot already secure, the Wolfpack could ensure that their first game would be at home.

Creekside rolls past Riverdale in regular season finale

With a few minutes remaining in Friday night's Riverdale and Creekside football game at Southern Crescent Stadium, the Riverdale Marching Band played Steam's "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Em Goodbye."

Dutchtown upsets North Clayton 15-14

The formula for a Dutchtown victory Friday night against state-tournament-bound North Clayton keyed on trying to contain super running back Clarence Jackson and hope the Eagles might be guilty of looking ahead to the 2009 Class AAAA playoffs.

Henry County survives Monticello scare, 35-21

The Henry County Warhawks are headed to the first-round of the Class AA playoffs on the heels of a 35-21 victory over Monticello Friday night in the regular-season finale.

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Military installation celebrates birthday with cake, road race

Fort Gillem is counting down its last birthdays.

Georgians due $5 million in IRS refunds

Some 4,200 Georgia taxpayers are still due refund checks collectively worth more than $5 million, according to officials with the Internal Revenue Service.

Jonesboro considers repealing golf cart ordinance

In August of last year, the Jonesboro City Council voted 5-1 to allow citizens to drive golf carts within certain areas of the city. A little more than a year after the ordinance's approval, the city is considering banning the carts from city streets.

New event center opening in Henry

Henry County has a new concert venue.

Local students on Cox's advisory panel

Area high schoolers, Jerrel Baker and Helena Joseph, have been named to Georgia Schools Superintendent Kathy Cox's 2009-10 Student Advisory Council.

Funding awarded for roads in Clayton, Henry

Clayton and Henry counties will be receiving a combined total of more than $820,000 from the Local Assistance Road Program (LARP), to assist in resurfacing and maintaining roadways within their jurisdictions, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT).

Christians are sinners, saved by Grace! - Jim Bell

One could take offense to being called a sinner, for it is to some, a very stinging accusation. This would be in the case where it is true, for sometimes, the truth hurts. But we should not be hurt or surprised by this, because man is sinful.

Henry GOP hosting family festival

The first Henry County Republican Party Family Freedom Fest will be held next weekend at the Jason T. Harper Event Center at Heritage Park in McDonough, organizers said.

Riverdale vote certification reveals 60 lost votes

A certification of the votes from Tuesday's municipal election in Riverdale has revealed 60 votes that were missing from the original tally. According to city officials, the new vote totals do not change the outcome of the election.