News for Wednesday, August 18, 2010

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New details released in missing woman's case

The Clayton County Police Department was able to provide more information, Wednesday, in the case of a missing Riverdale woman.

'Eat-Easies' -- Coming in 2050? - Tom Purcell

After a big meal, I fell into a restless sleep and dreamt it was 2050 ...

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Joy Anna

Joy Anna smiles when she goes outside and seems to enjoy the sun on her face. She's a large, shepherd mix who is very docile and sweet-natured. She will make a great companion. To check out Joy Anna, ask about 072010/3028 (G22) at the Henry County Animal Shelter, at 527 Ga. Highway 20/81, McDonough.

SACS to resume school visits next week

Thirteen Clayton County schools are scheduled to be visited by accreditation officials next week, as efforts continue to get the school system fully accredited again.

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Airport's automated people mover gets named

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport's automated people mover now has a name, airport officials said. It is The Plane Train.

Police officer indicted on federal charges

A Clayton County Police officer has been indicted on federal charges, after prosecutors say he used his position to steal from motorists during traffic stops, and aid drug dealers in the trafficking of cocaine.

Fund-raiser planned for new Hampton library

A new branch library is set to open in Hampton.

Swamp-drainage detritus - Will Durst

There have been easier times to be a Democrat. Think way, way back to the halcyon days of two years ago. Summer of '08. Basking like a lazy cat napping in a sun-drenched window box. Now, not so much. Nancy Pelosi must be thinking someone on her team swallowed a bad-news electromagnet the size of a Buick.

Baskin cleared of obstruction charge

Clayton County Solicitor General Tasha Mosley has cleared Tax Commissioner Terry Baskin of obstruction charges related to a July 9 arrest, after Baskin refused to surrender two take-home vehicles to Clayton County police.

Supporters to hold fund-raiser for Turner 'defense'

The wife of former Clayton County Police Chief Jeff Turner, as well as some of his supporters, are inviting members of the community to attend a fund-raising party for his legal defense fund tonight, from 7 p.m., to 9 p.m., at Luella's Restaurant, which is located at 7955 Tara Blvd., in Jonesboro.

College readiness on rise in Georgia

The state of college readiness is improving in Georgia, according to a report released by ACT, Inc.

College Park murder suspect denied bond

A 30-year-old man accused of killing a 17-year-old, while the youth was walking with relatives to a neighborhood pool in College Park last month, will have to wait a few more weeks to see whether he'll be granted a bond in the case.

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CSU awards its first Presidential Scholars

Clayton State University recently recognized its first Presidential Scholars, according to John Shiffert, director of university relations at the school.

'Eat-Easies' - Coming in 2050? - Tom Purcell

After a big meal, I fell into a restless sleep and dreamt it was 2050 ...

Airport's automated people mover gets named

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport's automated people mover now has a name, airport officials said. It is The Plane Train.

New details released in missing woman's case

The Clayton County Police Department was able to provide more information, Wednesday, in the case of a missing Riverdale woman.

Supporters to hold fund-raiser for Turner 'defense'

The wife of former Clayton County Police Chief Jeff Turner, as well as some of his supporters, are inviting members of the community to attend a fund-raising party for his legal defense fund tonight, from 7 p.m., to 9 p.m., at Luella's Restaurant, which is located at 7955 Tara Blvd., in Jonesboro.

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