News for Tuesday, January 12, 2010

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Missing man an apparent suicide victim

A McDonough man, who had been missing for several days, has been found dead in Locust Grove.

How to jump on the 12-week savings cycle

"Many people do not have the cash flow to stock up the way you do. The economy has really hurt the budget of the average family, and they are no longer able to shop the way they used to (such as taking advantage of the sales and buying extra). Do you have any tips for us?

Solicitor seeks to upgrade charges in airport attack

Clayton County Solicitor General Tasha Mosley is seeking to get charges upgraded against a man accused of attacking an airline gate agent at Hartsfield -Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

BOC to rule on bar owner's appeal

A quorum of the Clayton County Board of Commissioners told the owner of The Spot, on Tuesday, that it would rule on an appeal challenging the revocation of the bar's business license within 30 days.

Riverdale to host 10th annual King parade

The Clayton County Martin Luther King, Jr., Parade, celebrating the legacy of the slain civil rights leader, has been a Jonesboro tradition for the last nine years.

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School staff, parents aim to lose weight

Jonesboro Middle School Principal Freda Givens said she believes in leading her students, faculty and staff members by example.

Rap-music producer granted bond in slaying

Bond has been set at $200,000 for a rap-music producer known professionally as "Shawty Redd." He is accused of shooting a man to death.

Attorney pleads guilty in child exploitation case

A local attorney pleaded guilty in Clayton County State Court, Tuesday, to misdemeanor charges involving improper contact with a minor.

Local schools recognized for AYP consistency

Staff members from Church Street and Morrow elementary schools were on a figurative cloud nine at the Clayton County Board of Education meeting on Monday night.

Crash snarls traffic on Tara Boulevard

A crash on Tara Boulevard Tuesday, involving a truck carrying oxygen tanks and an SUV, left one man injured and tied up traffic for three and a half hours, according to Clayton County Police.

Lady Panthers make first statement

Standing between midcourt and the top of the 3-point arc, Forest Park sophomore guard Ashlee Cole swiftly pulled up and fired a long, LONG range shot. There was no other choice, for once the ball left her fingertips, the buzzer sounded and the third quarter was complete.

Turnovers cost Henry County in loss to top-ranked Northeast-Macon

It was one of those games that Henry County coach Carl Caputa says his Ladyhawks "coulda, woulda and shoulda" won, but literally and figutively gave away.

Martha's big adventure -- Cooking up a storm - Martha Carr

Alright, I admit it. I not only don't cook very well, when I make the attempt, something always happens and it goes horribly awry.

The dangers of worshipping an 'Idol' - Jason Smith

The world is coming to an end.

Martha's big adventure — Cooking up a storm - Martha Carr

Alright, I admit it. I not only don't cook very well, when I make the attempt, something always happens and it goes horribly awry.

The dangers of worshipping an 'Idol' - Jason Smith

The world is coming to an end.

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