News for Monday, July 19, 2010

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Roy Barnes makes campaign stop in McDonough

A gubernatorial candidate seeking to return to the office he once held, made a stop in McDonough to emphasize the need for more funding for education, and holding the line on property taxes.

Voters head to the polls today

Voters across the state will head to the polls today to make their choices in the 2010 primary elections. In Clayton County, 58 precincts will be open from 7 a.m., to 7 p.m.

Woman sought in burglary, check-fraud case

Henry County Police need the public's help in locating a woman who is accused of using stolen checks to shop at businesses in, and around, Henry County.

Two Clayton schools get 'state-directed' status

The Georgia Department of Education is stepping in at two Clayton County schools that have gone several years without being able to make Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) on a consistent basis, according to the department's latest AYP reports.

Hit-and-run suspect jailed, has $100,000 bond

Bond was set at $100,000 for a McDonough man, who reportedly led police on a high-speed chase in Henry County, causing four wrecks in the process.

Chick-fil-A holds school supply drives

A year ago, it took Clayton County Public Schools employees three days to sort through school supplies dropped off at Chick-fil-A and Truett's Grill locations in the county, according to School System Community Relations Liaison Rhonda Burnough. In the end, she said, each of the county's 61 schools received at least four boxes of donated supplies to distribute.

The only group in history to request to be taxed more - Tina Dupuy

Americans hate taxes. It's not a Right or Left issue. It's not a Democratic or Republican issue. It's not an old or young issue. It's strangely not even a rich or poor issue. It's an American issue. It's our biggest peeve. We all agree on some level: Our country is great, but we feel very cranky about forking over our money to the government.

Come together under a bigger banner - Martha Carr

The politics surrounding the new immigration law in Arizona is heating up now that the Justice Department has filed suit against Arizona on the grounds of preemption. The lawsuit states that the U.S. Constitution grants the federal government the right to regulate certain matters that affect the country as a whole, including immigration.

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Clinic celebrates annual Tomato Sandwich Party

For the last 10 years, the Good Shepherd Clinic in Morrow has been a lifesaver, providing free, primary medical care to the county's needy and uninsured.

Two Clayton schools get 'state-directed' status

The Georgia Department of Education is stepping in at two Clayton County schools that have gone several years without being able to make Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) on a consistent basis, according to the department's latest AYP reports.