News for Friday, July 23, 2010

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Portrait of the artist as a fighter

Chris Campbell was looking to become a rodeo clown, but really, he was looking for something that his construction job couldn't offer.

Bonnie's Boys to compete for 8-ball national title

Almost everybody at one time or another has picked up a pool cue, chalked up the tip of the stick and attempted to shoot one of the balls into one of the side pockets on a green-covered felt table.

Can't we all just get along?

The landscape of sports and politics have radically changed over the years.

Heyward back in top form heading into weekend series

Former Henry County High School baseball player and current Atlanta Braves sensational rookie Jason Heyward appears well again.

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Henry Police seeking suspect in theft case

Henry County Police are attempting to identify, and locate, a man who used stolen debit-card numbers to buy items at a store in McDonough.

Big Brothers Big Sisters to honor role models

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta is in the midst of a first-time endeavor designed to reward individuals who have made a positive difference in the lives of young people.

God can change your past and your future

Some may say, now wait a minute, God may be able to change the future, but no one can change the past, because what is done is done, the dye is cast and it cannot be changed.

Clayton BOE to discuss organizational chart

Following the elimination of several administrative positions -- part of the Clayton County School System's recent budget cuts -- the board of education is scheduled to review the district's new organizational chart on Monday.

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Lovejoy gets first workout facility

With Clayton County's recreation center in Lovejoy yet to be built, residents of the city have had little-to-no, in-town options when it comes to fitness facilities.

Woman charged with stealing from law firm

A former law firm employee is out of the Henry County Jail on bond, after being arrested for allegedly stealing money from the firm.

Person of interest named in College Park murder

A Clayton County Police Department spokesman said an ongoing neighborhood dispute is what led to the shooting death of 17-year-old Darnell Alonzo Fields, on Thursday evening.

'Tanning tax' sparks concern for salon owners

Area tanning salon owners believe they have already been impacted by a new law requiring them to pay a tax on their indoor tanning services.

Turner to weigh employment options

According to Clayton County officials, Clayton Regional Law Enforcement Academy Director Jeff Turner may reconsider his decision this week to resign.

Bonnie's Boys to compete for 8-ball national title

Almost everybody at one time or another has picked up a pool cue, chalked up the tip of the stick and attempted to shoot one of the balls into one of the side pockets on a green-covered felt table.

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Airport blood drive draws more than 100 donors

Blood donors, sporting smiling faces, walked in and out of the Department of Aviation's Gateway Conference Room, at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

'Tanning tax' sparks concern for salon owners

Area tanning salon owners believe they have already been impacted by a new law requiring them to pay a tax on their indoor tanning services.

Can't we all just get along?

The landscape of sports and politics have radically changed over the years.

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