News for Wednesday, December 29, 2010


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Lovejoy back in action after long break

It's time for Lovejoy to get back to business.

It must not be easy being Ga. Tech's AD

The toughest job in college athletics has nothing to do with coaching.

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Sierra is a 6 and a half year old blue cream tortie, domestic shorthair.

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Lake Spivey Club donates to Meals on Wheels

The Clayton County Senior Services Department's Meal on Wheels program received more than $2,000, from the Lake Spivey Senior Men's Golf Association, to help provide meals for homebound seniors throughout Clayton County.

Police probing rash of burglaries in Riverdale

Clayton County police are advising residents to take the initiative in the fight against crime, following a recent spate of burglaries in Riverdale.

Headquarters library to host 'how to' class

The headquarters branch of the Clayton County Library System has held several "how to" classes for adults this year, teaching people how to do everything from baking a cake, to breaking into the recording industry.

Sheriff delays evictions until after the holidays

Clayton County Sheriff Kem Kimbrough has decided to hold off on evictions in Clayton County, until after the new year, to allow time for families to enjoy their holiday season.

Church hosts gospel review featuring its members

Gospel artists, Norman Hutchins and Fred Hammond, will not be in attendance, but their music will be featured in the performances of a host of soloists at the first "Concert On the Hill" at the Macedonia African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Rex, on Jan. 8.

Eagle's Landing residents taking Polar Bear Plunge

Residents in one Stockbridge neighborhood are preparing to start the new year off in chilly fashion, thanks to a budding tradition in their community.

Clayton library branches to close early today

All branches of the Clayton County Library System will close on Thursday, Dec. 30, at 6 p.m., and remain closed on Friday, Dec. 31, and Saturday, Jan. 1, in observance of the New Year's Eve and New Year's Day holidays. The branches will re-open on Sunday, Jan. 2, at 1:30 p.m.

Suitcase drive to aid foster children

Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS), a private cancer practice, has partnered with Georgia's Division of Family and Children's Services (DFCS) to host the Ninth Annual Totes 2 Tots Suitcase Drive for Foster Children.

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First HMC 'Christmas baby' comes home

The first baby ever to be born on Christmas Day at Henry Medical Center (HMC) came back to his hometown of McDonough recently, to spend Christmas with his family.

Will Dur$t'$ 2010 Xma$ Wi$h Li$t - Will Durst

Wishing you all a Very Happy Merry. And no, I'm not falling into that trap.

For New Year's -- Partying like it's 1999 - Tom Purcell

Ah, New Year's Eve. What a great night to revisit the past year.