News for Friday, January 15, 2010

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The advantages of being a Christian - James C. Bell

I don't know about you, but as I grew up, I had no plan for my life.

Henry Police probe home invasion

Authorities are attempting to identify four home-invasion suspects, who reportedly were seen wearing fake police uniforms when they allegedly robbed a local resident.

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Community Christmas exceeds expectations

Organizers believe a record number of needy families were served by a record number of organizations and volunteers.

King-dom of God - Chester Cook

The King holiday, honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., has become a virtual reality of the Kingdom of Love envisioned by Jesus.

Riverdale offers 'Reality Check' to local teens

High school students with a desire to learn important life skills will have a chance to get a taste of the real world during "Reality Check," a free, three-part seminar starting Jan. 23 at Riverdale City Hall.

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Police seek 2 in robbery case

Two men are being sought by Henry County Police in connection with an alleged home-invasion robbery, in which an undisclosed amount of cash was taken.

Teen ejected from vehicle in Riverdale crash

An 18-year-old male was taken to Southern Regional Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, Friday, following an automobile crash in Riverdale, Clayton County Police said.

Henry Co. prepares for census

Henry County's government leaders are gearing up for the important process of conducting the 2010 census count.

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Local residents respond to Haiti crisis

Haitian-born Gary Hyppolite, now a resident of Stockbridge, said he was relieved to find out that his mother, Marie France, was alive and well in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince.

How to help Haiti

There are several ways local residents can provide assistant to relief efforts designed to help the people of Haiti. Below, is a list of organizations, schools, churches and companies to which members of the Southern Crescent community can turn, to provide assistance.

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Clayton kicks off Relay for Life Campaign

Riverdale resident, Helena D. Gibbs, says she was born twice.

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'With me every step of the way'

Jonesboro resident, Tonya Martin, recalled sitting on the edge of her bed recently, on the brink of despair, realizing that the resources she depends on to keep herself and her three daughters from becoming homeless were running thin.

Dutchtown follows only region lost with big win at J-boro

After a 19-point loss in its last game to Region 4-AAAA leader Forest Park, Dutchtown coach Angela Williams challenged her team to play with more heart and passion in their next game.

Hughley ices FT with 0.8 seconds left for win

Union Grove senior guard Ira Hughley knows he's missed his share of free throws in three-and-a-half years playing high school basketball. He'd already missed one when he went to the line with 0.8 seconds left and the Wolverines tied at 73 with heated rival Luella.

Henry County earns sweep against Howard

The Henry County Ladyhawks probably didn't enjoy head coach Carl Caputa's tough practices Wednesday and Thursday, but it was just what the squad needed after losing a turnover-plagued, 43-41 contest to Northeast Macon on Tuesday.

PBC showdown: CSU entertains USC Aiken in doubleheader

The Clayton State basketball teams are in the middle of a busy month of January, and it continues today when the men and women's squads take on USC Aiken in a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader on the Morrow campus.

21-team high school swim meet today

The Steve Lundquist Pool will play host to a 21-team high school meet today. Over 500 swimmers are expected to attend the one-day meet hosted by all nine of the Clayton County schools starting at 10 a.m.

Henry County starts state duals meet off strong

The Henry County wrestling team's quest for a state duals championship came to a familiar fate at the hands of a familiar opponent.

'With me every step of the way'

Jonesboro resident, Tonya Martin, recalled sitting on the edge of her bed recently, on the brink of despair, realizing that the resources she depends on to keep herself and her three daughters from becoming homeless were running thin.

Riverdale offers 'Reality Check' to local teens

High school students with a desire to learn important life skills will have a chance to get a taste of the real world during "Reality Check," a free, three-part seminar starting Jan. 23 at Riverdale City Hall.

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