News for Monday, December 6, 2010


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Jonesoboro, Lovejoy put perfect records on the line

It will be a busy night for Southern Crescent basketball teams as 12 games are on the slate in both boys and and girls action.

Jonesboro's Sutton one of those 'special few'

Jonesboro guard Cameron Sutton drove down the court on a fast-break late in the Cardinals game at Forest Park on Friday. As Sutton neared the basket, two Panthers defenders were glued to his every move. Surely, they thought, Sutton would attack the rim hoping to either make a lay-up or draw a foul.

CSU women keep streak alive with PBC victory

Over the years, the English Jones Center at UNC Pembroke has been a tough destination for the Clayton State Laker women's basketball team. Saturday was no exception.

Lovejoy wrestlers finish third in Dalton

The Lovejoy wrestling team turned in a strong showing over the weekend with a third-place finish in the Carpet City Classic in Dalton.

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Jonesboro Curves has new owner

The room was full of rhythm as about 10 women danced vigorously, and with great enthusiasm, to the beat of a reggaeton song, during a Zumba lesson in Jonesboro.

Cohilas to retire from county posts

After 35 years of working for Clayton County, the county's fire chief, and chief of staff, Alex Cohilas, said he is ready to try something new -- after he does some household chores.

BOE approves training requirement for pay

The Clayton County Board of Education approved, on Monday, a plan to use federal jobs stimulus money to give five work days back to educators in the county, with the caveat that they spend those days in professional development.

Gasoline prices nearing $3 per gallon

An upswing in crude oil prices, nearing the $90-per-barrel mark, has the average price for retail, regular, unleaded gasoline climbing toward $3 per gallon, according to officials with AAA Auto Club South.

Murder trial begins in teacher's death

A Henry County jury will hear recorded statements from a Gwinnett County man, believed to have strangled his schoolteacher fiancee to death.

Police chief's wife sentenced in theft case

Callie Dorsey, 50, was sentenced in Henry County Superior Court Monday for theft from the City of McDonough. The former administrative clerk is the wife of McDonough Police Chief Preston Dorsey.

Clayton schools security chief pleads not guilty

The security chief for Clayton County Public Schools pled not guilty to a felony bribery charge, during a Clayton County Superior Court arraignment, on Monday.

Sheriff's deputy's gun, badge, other items stolen

Authorities said that a gun, badge, GPS device, and a MP3 player, were stolen from a undercover investigator's car, at his home.

Call it treason - Mike Reagan

If we had a president in the White House who understood that we are at war with a crazed faction of Islam, and was willing to act on that belief, there would be no question about how we should deal with people who give aid and comfort to the enemy -- they'd be tried for treason and when found guilty stood up before a firing squad.

Sarah Palin: America's full-time professional duelist - Tina Dupuy

The template for the perpetual Sarah Palin feud was set last Valentine's Day.

McCart, James Turner

McCart, James Turner Age: 79

Musslewhite, Robert E. "Bob"

Musslewhite, Robert E. "Bob" Age: 80

Rutledge, Danny Lee

Rutledge, Danny Lee Age: 68

Webber, Virginia

Webber, Virginia Age: 79

Burnett, Robert Grant

Burnett, Robert Grant Age: 66