News for Monday, April 19, 2010

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Hospital foundation hosting spring health fair

The Southern Regional Medical Center Foundation will host the hospital's largest annual health fair this Saturday, giving local residents the chance to receive health information directly from the hospital's physicians.

Unidos parents look for transportation options

With transportation to school-of-choice programs in Clayton County Public Schools facing the budgetary chopping block, parents on the Unidos Dual Language Charter School's School Council spent Monday afternoon looking for options for getting students to and from the school.

Morrow reveals plans for magazine, 'Fashionatta'

A new annual magazine featuring the highlights of Morrow, and a charity, fashion show in the tradition of the annual "Fashionatta" that was once held at the former Rich's department store, are among a few of the plans the City of Morrow expects to roll out later this year.

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Mundy's Mill JROTC cadet headed to honors camp

Even though she has not sent in her admissions application, Mundy's Mill High School junior, Tiana Williams, is already telling people she will attend Harvard University, beginning in 2011.

Arti Gras festival has New Orleans theme

Attendees of the Fifth Annual Arti Gras arts festival appeared to consume themselves with the works of dozens of artists displaying and selling their creations on The McDonough Square on Sunday.

Commissioners asked to support movie studio financing

While Henry County commissioners wait for a third-party audit of a proposal for a movie studio at Tara Field, one retired businesswoman called on them Monday to back the proposal.

The diplomacy of change is failing America - Mike Reagan

The Obama administration has seen a frustrating lack of progress in diplomatic relations. After spending so much time bashing the Bush administration for failing to achieve unity in matters of great international importance, this administration is failing to realize the types of diplomatic gains they predicted.

Moving pains - Joel Hall

After a death in the family, divorce, or severe illness, moving is supposed to be one of the hardest things to do.

JCPenney seeks support for FIRST teams in Henry

Michael Hall is hopeful he has made headway in galvanizing support for robotics engineering as a bona fide extracurricular activity.

2010, the year of Conservatives Roaring 20s - Tina Dupuy

During the long cold winter of January 2009, Republicans were dreading the impending thaw of an Obama Administration. It was just after the massive "compassionate conservative" bank bailouts, the economy was hemorrhaging millions of jobs and yet a CBS/New York Times poll reported President George W. Bush still had a 22 percent approval rating.

Schools motivate students through CRCT pep rallies

NFL Linebacker Donte' Curry, of the Carolina Panthers, stirred the energetic group of pint-sized students.

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Sun shines on project volunteers

Clear, sunny skies met cheerful faces on Saturday, during the 12th Annual Hands on Henry Day.

Teens charged in McDonough burglary case

Two McDonough teenagers were being held in the Henry County Jail on Monday, on $25,000 bond each, after being accused of stealing electronic items from a local home.

NGA/Hooters golf tournament comes to Crystal Lake

The future of the PGA Tour might be coming to the Southern Crescent this week.

Ola climbs back to the top

Coming off a breakthrough season, the Ola girls tennis team felt it was poised to take the next step. The Lady Mustangs had won a region championship. They advanced to the second round of the state tournament. They anticipated the majority of that team would return. Expectations would only gro

Ola silences Alcovy bats in 6-1 region win

Ola pitcher Darryl Dickey missed the Mustangs' earlier season loss at Alcovy, but Monday he was a key figure in the win.

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Mundy's Mill JROTC cadet headed to honors camp

Even though she has not sent in her admissions application, Mundy's Mill High School junior, Tiana Williams, is already telling people she will attend Harvard University, beginning in 2011.

Morrow reveals plans for magazine, 'Fashionatta'

A new annual magazine featuring the highlights of Morrow, and a charity, fashion show in the tradition of the annual "Fashionatta" that was once held at the former Rich's department store, are among a few of the plans the City of Morrow expects to roll out later this year.

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