News for Thursday, October 1, 2009


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CSA gives food, clothes to area families

Community workers, volunteers, law-enforcement officials, and inmates pulled together Wednesday to provide local residents with vital food supplies.

Airport officials host Clayton Latino students

Manuel de Barros, protocol officer for intergovernmental affairs at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, had some advice for more than 25 Latino students from North Clayton High School during a recent Latin heritage event. "El que no coge consejo, no llega lejo," he told them.

Roundup: Middle school football

Behind three touchdown runs by Quantavious Higgins and solid passing by Costa Anderson, Babb Middle football won easily 22-0 over Forest Park Middle on Tuesday, capping an undefeated regular season.

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Annual AMS blood-drive goal: 350 pints

The Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) saw a steady stream of visitors Wednesday, during its Fourth Annual NASCAR Foundation Blood Drive.

Forest Park man charged in hit-and-run

A Clayton County man faces numerous charges in Henry County, for his alleged involvement in two wrecks on the same night.

Obituaries - Oct. 1, 2009

Dr. Ulpiano Velez, Jr.

A talented musician I will never be - Valerie Baldowski

I have just been reminded again that as far as where my talents lie, playing a musical instrument isn't one of them.

Passenger shot at Riverdale gas station

By Michael Davis

Riverdale Elementary parents experience 'Day of Pre-K'

By Curt Yeomans

School Notebook - Oct. 1, 2009


Man pleads guilty in girlfriend's stabbing death

By Linda Looney-Bond

East Clayton Elementary School may soon close

By Curt Yeomans

Foul odor shuts down Griswell Senior Center

By Joel Hall

Walk the walk? Not for today's kids - Tom Purcell

It was a long walk for a 4-year-old.

How not to get the swine flu - Will Durst

Well, look at the time. Aren't we expecting the Return of the Bride of the Son of the Swine Flu pretty soon?

Defendant says killing was self-defense

By Linda Looney-Bond