News for Monday, December 13, 2010

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Lakers offense goes cold late, but holds on for win

The Clayton State Lakers (7-2) knocked off Edward Waters (3-10) 73-66 Monday night.

U. Grove wins fifth South Metro title

Union Grove won its fourth straight South Metro Invitational wrestling tournament at McIntosh High School on Saturday, its fifth in the past six years and its first with new head coach Kevin McGonigle.

Woodland right on schedule

When Woodland girls basketball coach Thomas McLaurin started the Lady Wolfpack program in 2007, he knew it would take three to four years before the team could start to reach its potential.

Walls to announce college choice

Eagle's Landing Christian Academy senior football player Avery Walls will anounce his college choice at 9:45 a.m. today.

Atwater ignites fourth-quarter comeback

With the game on the line, Dutchtown turned to its most experienced player for some leadership.

No respect for Morrow citizens

John Lampl has pushed the City of Morrow to the lowest point I have seen in my 40 years as a resident. As city manager, he showed that he had no respect for our city employees, department heads, council members, or anyone else who stood in the way of his getting what he wanted.

Officials don't live in the real world

Currently, the City of Jonesboro faces the task of closing an approximated $300,000 gap between projected revenues and the new budget. One proposal has been to increase the millage rate, but this would affect only certain businesses.

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The lesson: Lifesaving driving techniques

Six students, each behind the wheel of their respective family vehicles, whizzed back and forth between orange safety cones set up in an empty parking lot at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS).

BOE may seek local ethics law repeal

According to school board officials, the Clayton County Board of Education may soon ask local legislators to repeal an ethics law, passed just two-and-a-half years ago, to control what school accreditors deemed a "dysfunctional" school board.

BBB warns of Wi-Fi scams at airports

Hackers are currently taking advantage of airport passengers, who want to stay electronically connected to the rest of the world.

Average gasoline price in Georgia rises, again

The average, retail gasoline price in Georgia has increased by approximately 5 cents in a week, but should remain the same throughout this week.

Hospital executive raises funds for United Way

Adam Stanfield used the Japanese martial art of karate, against an inanimate opponent, to raise money for charity.

Finances tight in Henry County Schools

The laces remain tight on finances in the Henry County School System, according to school officials, who are anticipating additional state funding cuts this school year.

Stop, don't START! - Mike Reagan

In 1976, I stood beside my father in Kansas City after he lost the Republican presidential nomination to Gerald Ford. I asked him why he wanted to be president of the United States.

With hard work, we can ease polarization - Lee Hamilton

There's a funny thing going on in our national politics right now: Everyone deplores polarization, but it just keeps getting worse.

Stop, don't START! - Mike Reagan

In 1976, I stood beside my father in Kansas City after he lost the Republican presidential nomination to Gerald Ford. I asked him why he wanted to be president of the United States.

Turner, Barbara "Maw-Maw"

Turner, Barbara "Maw-Maw" Age: 76

Bennett, Leonard Perry Sr.

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Simmons, Fred S.

Simmons, Fred S. Age: 64

Bennett, Sr., Leonard Perry

Bennett, Sr., Leonard Perry Age:

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