News for Friday, April 23, 2010

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McDonough man dies in wreck

Funeral services will be held Monday for a McDonough man, who died in an auto wreck Friday morning.

Thousands attend annual jobs fair

As James Spradling, of Atlanta, waited patiently in line to enter the 13th Congressional District Jobs Fair, he reflected on Jan. 14 -- the day he was laid off from his job doing millwork.

DNA leads to burglary charge

Criminal charges continue to mount against a McDonough man, who is suspected in several break-ins in Henry County.

Locust Grove police host driving course

Law enforcement workers in Henry County took part in a course, this week, designed to enhance their driving abilities.

Home owners, county meet on road extension

Residents of a Henry County subdivision, concerned about a proposed road extension through their neighborhood, offered some alternatives to county officials Thursday.

Henry church celebrating pastor's 36th year

Organizers of the 36th Anniversary Celebration of the Rev. E.W. Lee are hoping to inspire young people.

Teen charged with stealing clothes in burglary case

A teenager was being held in the Henry County Jail Friday on $10,000 bond, for allegedly entering a woman's home to steal clothes.

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Tasty event helps fund A Friend's House

At the Ninth Annual Taste of Henry on Friday, enthusiastic food lovers packed the Jason T. Harper Event Center in McDonough to satisfy their taste buds and raise money for a worthy cause.

Man convicted in Clayton double murder

A Clayton County judge, on Friday, sentenced a man, convicted of killing his ex-wife and a man she'd been dating, to life in prison without parole in their 2006 deaths.

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Clayton Schools: Golf tournament 'far exceeded' expectations

Clayton County Public Schools officials were over the moon because of the turnout for their first-ever Clayton County Public Schools Promoting Student Achievement Golf Tournament scholarship fund-raiser, at the Lake Spivey Country Club on Friday.

Henry cadet signs with Coast Guard Academy

Kyle Wyrick represents a first for Dutchtown High School in Hampton.

God has a plan for your life - James C. Bell

One of the most wonderful truths in life is the fact that God loves every single person, every life, and every soul that lives, and not only does He love us, but He does have a perfect plan for our individual lives.

Bulldogs' playoff hopes fade with loss

GRIFFIN -- After all that Dutchtown's baseball team had overcome this season -- the graduation of talented players, the injuries to key starters, the transition to new head coach Michael Breedlove -- the Bulldogs came into Friday's night game against Griffin with its playoff hopes very much alive.

Claxton leads at Crystal Lake Open

Day two is in the books at the NGA/Hooters Crystal Lake Open, and a Georgia golfer sits on top of the leaderboard.

Akins signs historic swim scholarship to Darton

There was a time when Justin Akins' mother, Willie, couldn't get her youngest son in the swimming pool. The younger Akins would cry everyday during swim lesson as a youngster.

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Sledge wants Clayton Schools' fine arts to 'shine'

Clayton County Public Schools' next fine arts leader says her soon-to-be new department already has the talented teachers and students to do well, so all that is needed is the public's attention.

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Clayton Schools: Golf tournament 'far exceeded' expectations

Clayton County Public Schools officials were over the moon because of the turnout for their first-ever Clayton County Public Schools Promoting Student Achievement Golf Tournament scholarship fund-raiser, at the Lake Spivey Country Club on Friday.

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Tasty event helps fund A Friend's House

At the Ninth Annual Taste of Henry on Friday, enthusiastic food lovers packed the Jason T. Harper Event Center in McDonough to satisfy their taste buds and raise money for a worthy cause.

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Local police honored at annual ceremony

Families of crime victims expressed their appreciation to law enforcement officers in Henry County, last week, for helping them through dark times in their lives.

Bulldogs' playoff hopes fade with loss

GRIFFIN — After all that Dutchtown's baseball team had overcome this season — the graduation of talented players, the injuries to key starters, the transition to new head coach Michael Breedlove — the Bulldogs came into Friday's night game against Griffin with its playoff hopes very much alive.

Henry church celebrating pastor's 36th year

Organizers of the 36th Anniversary Celebration of the Rev. E.W. Lee are hoping to inspire young people.

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