News for Friday, February 26, 2010

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Pupils interact in 'living history wax museum'

Kindergartner, Gabriel Moody, told the group of first-graders, with an air of measurable authority, what exactly they should know about the black scientist, George Washington Carver.

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Henry teen puts artwork on display

Fifteen-year-old Alyssa Standard is making great strides in expressing herself through her art.

Jonesboro to host Streetscape groundbreaking

Jonesboro city officials will host a public groundbreaking ceremony next week, to signal the beginning of the Jonesboro Streetscape project.

Man indicted in mall kidnapping case

A man accused of kidnapping his wife and young child, at gunpoint, from Southlake Mall was indicted by a Clayton County grand jury on a string of charges related to the May 2009 incident.

Tribunal recommends teacher's termination, again

For the second time in a year, a Clayton County Public Schools tribunal panel has recommended that In-School Suspension Teacher Antonio Mahone be fired, a school system spokesman said on Friday.

'Persons of interest' sought in Henry robbery

Henry County Police are seeking the public's help in locating two men being called "persons of interest" in a robbery case.

Residents warned of potential census scammers

Consumer and senior-citizen advocates are warning residents to be on the lookout, over the next few months, for fraudsters posing as U.S. Census Bureau workers.

Grace is a place - Chester Cook

In Lawville, there is a lot of talk about a place called "Grace," but very few actually find it.

Clayton Schools may pull technology proposal

The online, paperless technology proposal that school system officials recommended to Clayton County Board of Education members earlier this week, may not come up for a vote on Monday as planned, according to Clayton County Public Schools Superintendent Edmond Heatley.

The importance of prayer and forgiveness - James C. Bell

We all need to pray and spend time with God, daily.

Charges bound over in mall robbery case

A detective told a judge, Friday, that two suspects robbed a woman in a mall parking lot because they needed money to pay a probation officer.

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Black baseball players recall their 'glory' years

Charlie Tomlinson and Doug Cloud remember growing up in the 1950s, playing baseball with their friends, traveling to makeshift ball fields, and playing on several different teams -- all for the love of the game.

Three indicted in Christmas Eve 2008 shooting

Three people have been indicted on charges related to a Christmas Eve 2008 shooting death.

Henry to open fishing season next week

Fishing at two of Henry County's reservoirs is expected to be plentiful when this year's season begins Friday, Henry County Water and Sewerage Authority officials said.

Henry beats Morrow on diamond

The Henry County Warhawks baseball team improved to 1-1 with a 17-6 victory against Morrow.

Dutchtown makes history with basketball win

Dutchtown 49, Westside Macon 32:

Big third quarter lifts Stockbridge to win

With his team trailing by seven points at halftime and looking out of synch much of the first 16 minutes of its first round Class AAAA playoff game, Stockbridge coach Duane Kelley didn't have to deliver a halftime speech.

Abrupt end for Eagle's Landing

When preparing to face Dougherty, the Eagle's Landing boys basketball team saw an opponent with an uncomfortable advantage, but one the Golden Eagles felt they could neutralize. The Trojans were quick, yes. But after four days of practice, Eagle's Landing felt prepared to deal with Dougherty's speed.

Lovejoy rolls into second round with victory over Coffee

It's been six years since Lovejoy boys basketball fans were treated to a trip to the state tournament.

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Lovejoy prepares to open new municipal complex

After eight months of construction, the City of Lovejoy is close to completing a new municipal complex that will serve as the location of its municipal court, City Hall, and recently established police department.

Tribunal recommends teacher's termination, again

For the second time in a year, a Clayton County Public Schools tribunal panel has recommended that In-School Suspension Teacher Antonio Mahone be fired, a school system spokesman said on Friday.

Abrupt end for Eagle's Landing

When preparing to face Dougherty, the Eagle's Landing boys basketball team saw an opponent with an uncomfortable advantage, but one the Golden Eagles felt they could neutralize. The Trojans were quick, yes. But after four days of practice, Eagle's Landing felt prepared to deal with Dougherty's speed.

Baker signs with Georgia

Eagle's Landing Christian Academy is building a pipeline for its athletes, and it leads straight to Athens.

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Pupils interact in 'living history wax museum'

Kindergartner, Gabriel Moody, told the group of first-graders, with an air of measurable authority, what exactly they should know about the black scientist, George Washington Carver.

'Persons of interest' sought in Henry robbery

Henry County Police are seeking the public's help in locating two men being called "persons of interest" in a robbery case.

Two Jonesboro volleyball players sign scholarships

The Jonesboro volleyball team posted a 44-12 record on its way to the state tournament last season.

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Black baseball players recall their 'glory' years

Charlie Tomlinson and Doug Cloud remember growing up in the 1950s, playing baseball with their friends, traveling to makeshift ball fields, and playing on several different teams –– all for the love of the game.

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