News for Friday, August 6, 2010

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Mount Zion's Morgan no longer a GT commitment

This past March, Quartterrio Morgan thought he had his future college plans mapped out.

Football coaches agree that Region 4-AAAA is wide open

There wasn't a formal vote, but the majority of the coaches at Friday's Region 4-AAAA football media day were not shy in saying who they thought were the favorites to win the league this fall.

Warhawks display strong work ethic and it starts up front

Henry County football coach Mike Rozier can't help but point to someone who plays baseball for the Atlanta Braves when describing his team.

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Eddie White officially opens namesake school

The Eddie J. White K-8 Academy cheerleading team, in a way, summed up what many people were saying during the school's ribbon-cutting ceremony with a simple statement in a cheer.

When will Jesus Christ come again? - James C. Bell

The Bible, God's Holy Word, tells us that no one knows when Jesus will come again (1st Thessalonians 5:2).

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Henry Police purchase exercise equipment

Henry County Police Officer Pamela Pressly exercised, using a newly purchased elliptical machine, while surrounded by her co-workers.

Clayton considers options for walking students

With Clayton County Public Schools set to eliminate bus transportation to 4,600 students who live within a mile and a half of their schools, school officials have suggested a few actions that could be taken to protect students, but they are still mainly just possibilities.

Wanted man caught by Henry Sheriff's Office

A two-year search by the Henry County Sheriff's Office is over, as deputies apprehended a Hampton man, who tried to intimidate a doctor at Henry Medical Center (HMC).

Clayton police academy officially eliminated

The Clayton Regional Law Enforcement Academy officially ceased to exist, as of Friday, according to county officials. In addition, the academy's director, Jeff Turner, as well as five other county officers, are no longer employed, according to county Chief of Staff Alex Cohilas.

Girls' Saturday basketball school starting soon

For the ninth year in a row, local girls will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of being a lady and an athlete, from professionals.

9-month-old mauled by dog in Ellenwood

A 9-month-old girl was severely mauled by a pitbull-mix, on Friday afternoon, according to Officer Otis Willis, III, a spokesperson for the Clayton County Police Department.

Allstate donates TV to Henry fire-education program

The Henry County Fire Department is partnering with a McDonough insurance agency, to emphasize the dangers of fire-setting.

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Childcare center brings more Pre-K programs

Childcare Network Center #184 has seen a steady trickle of interested parents this summer. The early-learning, childcare facility, located at 689 Jonesboro Road in McDonough, is planning an official opening Monday, according to Lisa Padgett, metro Atlanta district manager for the Columbus, Ga.,-based Childcare Network.

Mount Zion's Morgan no longer a GT commitment

By Derrick Mahone

Wanted man caught by Henry Sheriff's Office

A two-year search by the Henry County Sheriff's Office is over, as deputies apprehended a Hampton man, who tried to intimidate a doctor at Henry Medical Center (HMC).

Girls' Saturday basketball school starting soon

For the ninth year in a row, local girls will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of being a lady and an athlete, from professionals.

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School bus drivers and riders battle heat

As the school year gets underway, and temperatures consistently rise into the upper 90s, school bus drivers are struggling to stay hydrated and cool.

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