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Universities prepare budget-cut contingency plans

Clayton State University (CSU) officials may have to put off some of their plans for classroom upgrades and library acquisitions, as well as lose some members of the school's faculty, if new budget reductions are needed during the school year, according to University System of Georgia documents.

Hampton resident opens lice-treatment facility

Hampton resident, Tommy Lambert, has made marked progress in his new profession as a head-lice technician.

District gathers for annual Scott health fair

Hundreds of residents, from in and around the Southern Crescent, gathered at Mundy's Mill High School in Jonesboro, on Saturday, for the sixth annual 13th Congressional District Health Fair.

Let 'em eat soup - Mike Reagan

The members of the media who savaged my stepmother, Nancy Reagan, for buying new china for the White House -- dinnerware that will last for decades -- have, for the most part, either ignored the cost and the significance of Michelle Obama's regal visit to Spain, or downplayed it.

Former CSU professor facing theft, fraud charges

A former Clayton State University professor, and Cobb County-based Realtor, is scheduled to go on trial before a Clayton County Superior Court judge next week to face allegations that he stole $16,800 from four of his students in 2007, according to online court records.

Your columnist is not funny - HAROLD L. BARBER

Re: Will Durst Column Printed July 22, 2010.

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'Helpful Friends' to raffle batik quilt

On the first and third Mondays of every month, 25 women from Clayton and Henry counties meet at Quilts and Fixins in Jonesboro, pull out their quilting pins and needles, and try to do some good in the world.

Comforting help in a time of need - JEANINE CONKLE

I wanted write a small thank-you note to the Clayton County Fire Department, the EMTs (paramedics), and the GBI (Georgia Bureau of Investigation).

Cagle lauds county's quality of life

Local Rotarians were told by a prominent state leader that the county has a good quality of life, a strong school system, and the potential for industrial growth.

CSU welcomes new students

As it turns out, there is no room for actress, and tabloid mainstay, Lindsay Lohan, in official ceremonies at Clayton State University, according to the school's president, Tim Hynes.

GOP: Bring Back 'Corruption of Blood' - Tina Dupuy

It takes a certain kind of fortitude and leadership to take a strong stand against a small group of children. No, I'm not calling Congress "children." Well, not directly. I'm referring to the barking by Republican leaders to repeal the 14th Amendment, which is interpreted to mean everyone (with few exceptions) born in the U.S. is automatically a U.S. citizen.

Cagle lauds county's quality of life

Local Rotarians were told by a prominent state leader that the county has a good quality of life, a strong school system, and the potential for industrial growth.

'Helpful Friends' to raffle batik quilt

On the first and third Mondays of every month, 25 women from Clayton and Henry counties meet at Quilts and Fixins in Jonesboro, pull out their quilting pins and needles, and try to do some good in the world.

GOP: Bring Back 'Corruption of Blood' - Tina Dupuy

It takes a certain kind of fortitude and leadership to take a strong stand against a small group of children. No, I'm not calling Congress "children." Well, not directly. I'm referring to the barking by Republican leaders to repeal the 14th Amendment, which is interpreted to mean everyone (with few exceptions) born in the U.S. is automatically a U.S. citizen.

Let 'em eat soup - Mike Reagan

The members of the media who savaged my stepmother, Nancy Reagan, for buying new china for the White House –– dinnerware that will last for decades –– have, for the most part, either ignored the cost and the significance of Michelle Obama's regal visit to Spain, or downplayed it.

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