News for Thursday, July 1, 2010

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Henry Medical opens new diagnostic-imaging center

Residents of Henry County now have more outpatient care options, according to officials with the Henry Medical Center.

Farmers market provides fresh food, economic boost

Nancy Eddins, of Rex, came to the Henry County Farmers Market Thursday in search of fresh fruits and vegetables. She has been at the market every week since it opened, in May, because she enjoys locally grown produce.

Student's determination prevails over blindness

Locust Grove resident, Jake McMahan, has overcome many challenges to put himself in a position to succeed in life.

County narrows community development director search

Clayton County has three candidates vying to fill the job of Director of Community Development, one of several titles now held by Clayton County Chief of Staff Alex Cohilas.

Etheridge gets award for safety, volunteerism

The Georgia Utility Contractors Association (GUCA), Inc., recently named the Clayton County Water Authority's Herb Etheridge as it's 2009-2010 associate member of the year.

Riverdale to give employees raises

Employees in the City of Riverdale have been promised a 2 percent pay raise, if anticipated revenues are realized in December.

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Children celebrate reading, piracy at library

At the Riverdale branch of the Clayton County Library System on Thursday, dozens of children got their pirate on, when they delved into the world made famous by names such as "Blackbeard," "Black Bart," "Calico Jack," "Barbarossa," and even "Jack Sparrow."

The power of 'thank you' - Ronda Rich

When Dixie Dew got a box full of doggie treats from one of her fans, she wagged her tail and jumped around the kitchen, eager to dive into them.

Doing the 'staycation' thing this summer - Curt Yeomans

Ah, the "staycation." It is the vacation you take without leaving home, or as we used to call it -- the extended weekend.

Wait over, Arrington signs with Albany State to play baseball

The wait is over for former Dutchtown baseball player Jared Arrington, and he knows exactly where he will attend college--Albany State University.

USAAA Junior World Series brings excitment to Southern Crescent

Get ready Southern Crescent baseball fans.

Doing the 'staycation' thing this summer - Curt Yeomans

Ah, the "staycation." It is the vacation you take without leaving home, or as we used to call it — the extended weekend.

The power of 'thank you' - Ronda Rich

When Dixie Dew got a box full of doggie treats from one of her fans, she wagged her tail and jumped around the kitchen, eager to dive into them.

Tease photo

Student's determination prevails over blindness

Locust Grove resident, Jake McMahan, has overcome many challenges to put himself in a position to succeed in life.

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