News for Friday, August 27, 2010

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No Jackson, no problem for Eagles in 28-0 win

If there was any concerns that North Clayton's offense would suffer from the graduation of last season's leading rusher Clarence Jackson, sophomore Ladarrius Mathis quickly provided an answer.

Ola gains confidence with 24-10 win over rival Henry County

If Ola head football coach John Kovzel was looking for a confidence booster for his team, he found it Friday night as his Mustangs' rolled to 24-10 victory against Henry County in a non-region contest.

Dutchtown wears down Stockbridge in 27-14 win

There went Dutchtown running back Mycheal Brown on the first play of the game, running the Bulldogs' comfortable and effective power rush play, bouncing off defenders that had plugged his intended path and sprinting 88 yards down the left sideline for a touchdown.

Lovejoy Top Dog in Big Cat Classic

The Lovejoy Wildcats started off their season with a bang against the Mundy's Mill Tigers in a 27-0 victory Friday night at Twelve Oaks Stadium. This game marked the first of what is to be an annual Big Cat Classic, and tradition was started in style. Lovejoy's offense featured a staggering rush attack, rushing for almost 200 yards and three touchdowns.

Tift takes care of Locust Grove at home

TIFTON -- Home was never so sweet for the Tift County Blue Devils football team as it was Friday night. A week after falling 40-26 at Fitzgerald, the Devils returned to the friendly confines of Brodie Field Friday night. Led by freshman Tadric Jackson's 220 yards of combined offense, the Devils thrilled the home crowd with a 34-7 win over the visiting Locust Grove High Wildcats.

Eagles smother Union Grove 38-0 in game called early by lightning

It was all there for the taking for the Union Grove Wolverines.

Labor Day travel to increase this year

The American Automobile Association projects there will be many more travelers on the roads, and in the skies, during the upcoming Labor Day holiday period, Sept. 2-6, according to a spokesperson for AAA Auto Club South.

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Halloween Express opens in McDonough for 2010 season

Amaris Motes said she has been in a furious search over the past few weeks, looking for costume accessories.

CSU announces annual 'Constitution Week' activities

Presentations on leadership, a first amendment-themed luncheon, debates on Arizona's immigration law, and whether the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution should be repealed, are just some of Clayton State University's planned activities for Constitution Week, the university announced on Friday.

Refunds available for health insurance fraud victims

Georgians, who purchased a health insurance plan from American Trade Association, Inc., or its affiliates, have until Aug. 31 to request a refund of premiums from the unauthorized insurer, according to Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine.

Are you conformed to this world? - James C. Bell

In Romans 12:2, St. Paul, the apostle, admonishes all Christians to "not be conformed" to this world, but to live all of our lives according to the teachings of Christ.

Snapping Shoals hosts 'Ride for the Cure'

Employees of an area utility company are planning a fund-raiser designed to leave cancer in a cloud of dust.

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Clinic, Kiwanis promote 'Bill for a Pill'

Only a few weeks ago, a member of the Jonesboro Kiwanis Club came up with a simple, yet creative way of raising money for the Good Shepherd Clinic, the county's only free primary-care clinic.

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Goat dairy farm doing healthy business

Milk drinkers looking for an alternative to the usual beverage on the supermarket shelves have another choice, courtesy of a small, goat, dairy farm tucked away on a dirt road in McDonough.

CSU launches web site for Hynes' presidential inauguration

Clayton State University his created an online, one-stop shop for all things related to the inauguration of its fourth permanent president, Tim Hynes.

Snapping Shoals hosts 'Ride for the Cure'

Employees of an area utility company are planning a fund-raiser designed to leave cancer in a cloud of dust.

CSU launches web site for Hynes' presidential inauguration

Clayton State University his created an online, one-stop shop for all things related to the inauguration of its fourth permanent president, Tim Hynes.

CSU announces annual 'Constitution Week' activities

Presentations on leadership, a first amendment-themed luncheon, debates on Arizona's immigration law, and whether the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution should be repealed, are just some of Clayton State University's planned activities for Constitution Week, the university announced on Friday.

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Clinic, Kiwanis promote 'Bill for a Pill'

Only a few weeks ago, a member of the Jonesboro Kiwanis Club came up with a simple, yet creative way of raising money for the Good Shepherd Clinic, the county's only free primary-care clinic.

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