News for Monday, December 20, 2010


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Jones' 27 helps Dutchtown to win over Morrow

Donovahn Jones missed the first four games of the Dutchtown basketball season as he was help leading the school's football team to a playoff run.

CSU women roll past Augusta St. State

So much having rust after a two-week lay-off.

Lovejoy rolls to fourth-straight Clayton County title

The Lovejoy wrestling team won its fourth county championship in a row.

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Jackson Elementary students sing for Clayton Schools officials

Nearly 50 choral students, from James A. Jackson Elementary School's School of the Arts, sang with lifted voices, and in unison for Clayton County Public Schools administrators, during a performance of their "Once Upon a Housetop" multicultural holiday concert program recently.

BOC toy drive benefits nearly 700 youths

Hundreds of local children, who come from underprivileged backgrounds, will get at least one toy under the Christmas tree this Christmas, as a result of the Clayton County Board of Commissioners' recent toy drive, a county spokesperson said on Monday.

Police arrest 32 in crime crackdown

The Clayton County Police Department has arrested 32 people during "Operation Scrooge," a crackdown on what the agency calls "quality-of-life violations," including such things as illegal alcohol sales to minors, and pandering (solicitation for prostitution).

Southern Crescent Habitat to revitalize 70 homes

Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity, along with Wells Fargo, have teamed up to revitalize at least 70 homes in Jonesboro's Iron Gate community.

Clayton EMS Academy graduates 31

The number of licensed paramedics in emergency service with Clayton County has grown to more than 100 with the recent graduation of 31 from the county's Fire and Emergency Services EMS Academy.

Postal service handling Christmas rush

Postmaster Jacqueline Spradley confirmed that Monday was the most active day of the year for the Jonesboro Post Office.

Kitchen is not a dirty word - Mike Reagan

We are rapidly becoming a nation whose distaff leadership is allowing radical feminists to redefine the role of motherhood.

Freedom of deplorable speech - Tina Dupuy

Pastor Fred Phelps and his Westboro Baptist Church congregation -- also known as the "God Hates Fags" picketers -- have no place in a polite society.

Barnette, Helen

Barnette, Helen Age: 84

Head, Mrs. Mina

Head, Mrs. Mina Age: 96