News for Monday, February 1, 2010

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Clayton Chamber of Commerce presents awards

Approximately 500 Clayton County business people, government officials, and county residents came together Saturday, for the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce's 56th Annual Banquet and Awards Presentation.

North Clayton set to entertain Dutchtown

North Clayton has been among the hottest teams in Region 4-AAAA lately with a five-game winning streak.

BOE to make $85.2 million in budget cuts

The Clayton County Board of Education approved a budget-cutting plan on Monday that Clayton County Public Schools Superintendent Edmond Heatley promised would save the district $85.2 million by the end of the 2011-2012 school year.

A quarterback quandry

Over the weekend, two quarterbacks intersected in the news, as two ship passing in the night. One headed ashore, the other setting out to sea, a stormy one at that.

C-TRAN hearing to be held at State Capitol

State Sen. Emanuel Jones (D-Decatur) and the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus will hold a public hearing at the State Capitol to discuss ways to save Clayton County's C-TRAN bus service.

County to host sports clinic for local girls

Young girls with a burning desire to spike, play man-to-man defense, and catch Hail Mary passes will have a chance to learn from professional, female athletes this Saturday, from 3:30 p.m., to 5:30 p.m., at the Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center in Rex.

Free tax preparation for Clayton seniors

Starting tomorrow, Clayton County seniors, aged 55 and older, may have their taxes prepared for free at the Frank Bailey Senior Center in Riverdale.

Hawks Foundation kicks off 2010 grant cycle

A state-wide organization, with an operation in Henry County, is seeking a share in an annual, $50,000 Atlanta Hawks Foundation grant aimed at helping non-profit groups working in the areas of health and wellness, education, and recreation.

Jones begins his defense in murder trial

Defense witnesses are scheduled to begin taking the stand today in the murder trial of a Stockbridge man accused of killing his wife.

Union Grove wrestling team claims second straight Henry Co. title

By the barest of margins, the Union Grove wrestling team comprised mainly of underclassmen defeated a Henry County team with a similar profile for its second straight All-County title at Stockbridge this past Saturday. The Wolverines overcame a nearly 30-point deficit thanks to critical wins in several finals matches.

Sealing the bond - Joel Hall

I watch a lot of movies, and, like many movie-goers this past holiday season, I was captivated by James Cameron's sci-fi epic, "Avatar." The film, according to The Vancouver Sun, has officially become the highest-grossing movie ever, raking in more than $1.86 billion in world-wide ticket sales, as of the end of January.

For Groundhog's Day -- Interview with Punxsutawney Phil - Tom Purcell

Every Feb. 2, Punxsutawney Phil, a groundhog, is pulled from a tree stump. If he sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter. If he doesn't, spring is just ahead.

For Groundhog's Day — Interview with Punxsutawney Phil - Tom Purcell

Every Feb. 2, Punxsutawney Phil, a groundhog, is pulled from a tree stump. If he sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter. If he doesn't, spring is just ahead.

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