News for Thursday, December 23, 2010

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Top of their Game

North Clayton's Amarlo Herrera and ELCA's Keyante Green established themselves as two of the top talents in the Southern Crescent

ALL-SOUTHERN CRESCENT FOOTBALL 2010

ALL-SOUTHERN CRESCENT FOOTBALL 2010

Top of their Game

North Clayton's Amarlo Herrera and ELCA's Keyante Green established themselves as two of the top talents in the Southern Crescent

High School football season full of highlights

Nothing beats the excitement of a high school football game on a Friday night in the fall, and the script is pretty much the same every year.

Woman dies in early-morning collision

A Henry County woman was killed, after her passenger vehicle reportedly collided with a tractor-trailer.

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Holiday festival spreads Christmas cheer

At Nash Farm Park in Hampton recently, dozens of youngsters decorated gingerbread houses, sang Christmas carols, played holiday games, and met a dancing "penguin," who gave out candy.

Newspapers closed for the holiday

The offices of the Clayton News Daily and the Henry Daily Heraldwill be closed, today, in observance of the Christmas holiday. The offices will re-open on Monday, Dec. 27, at 8 a.m.

County uses federal funds to save energy

Henry County officials gave their approval to the purchase of lighting fixtures and accessories for the county's Fleet Services Department, a deal made possible by a $750,000 federal block grant.

Local leaders rally to end celebratory gunfire

"Bullets in the air, must land somewhere," said the Rev. Isaiah Waddy, decrying the frequent celebratory gunfire during the holiday season, especially around Christmas, and New Year's Eve.

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Hope springs at Avalon HOPE Shoe Giveaway

Fourteen-year-old A.J. Schwartz said he is inspired to do more in the way of charity, especially when it comes to helping young people.

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Clayton Schools poised for anti-bullying offensive

Ezekiel Calzada, a Forest Park Middle School sixth-grader, said he has never been the victim of bullying, but he has seen classmates make fun of, and try to intimidate other classmates.

Marijuana grow-operation leads to janitor's arrest

A Stockbridge janitor has been placed under a $100,000 bond, after police discovered 93 marijuana plants at a home leased to him.

FAITH NOTES 12-24-10

Annual Clayton County Ministers Breakfast Jan. 6

National Archives partners with CSU for King celebration

Clayton State University, and the neighboring National Archives at Atlanta, in Morrow, will join forces next month to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Bell's gift baskets distributed to senior citizens

Fifty homebound, Clayton County senior citizens got a holiday gift basket from the chairman of the Clayton County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday.

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Police search for person of interest in murder

Clayton County Police are searching for a person of interest in the murder and torture of a 28-year-old Jonesboro woman.

Admitting to my own travel addiction - Curt Yeomans

I am going to fess up, and admit something that probably will not come as a surprise to anyone -- I am addicted to travel.

The most memorable moment - Ronda Rich

His name was Ricky, and though I remember the gift he gave me that Christmas thirty years ago, I don't recall his last name. I wish I did.

Bell's gift baskets distributed to senior citizens

Fifty homebound, Clayton County senior citizens got a holiday gift basket from the chairman of the Clayton County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday.

Airport maintains colorful winter landscape

Though Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has an eye-catching landscape during the spring, the airport makes sure its outdoor spaces remain vibrant for passengers during the winter season, too.

Marijuana grow-operation leads to janitor's arrest

A Stockbridge janitor has been placed under a $100,000 bond, after police discovered 93 marijuana plants at a home leased to him.

Local players expected to contribute for Tech in Independence Bowl

When Georgia Tech takes the field Monday afternoon against the Air Force Academy at the Independence Bow in Shreveport, La., it will be try end the season with a winning record.

Specialty store gets customer service recognition

A local store for children has once again been recognized for its level of customer service.

Allen, Joyce Jordan

Allen, Joyce Jordan Age: 67

Lewis, Donald Bradford

Lewis, Donald Bradford Age: 40

Harris, Marjorie

Harris, Marjorie Age: 86

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