News for Wednesday, July 7, 2010

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New restaurant wants to know your name

The owner of one of the newest restaurants in McDonough is comparing its atmosphere to a well-known, television, prime-time show.

Summer cooking class spurs youngsters' interest

McDonough mother, Carol Garrett, said she has received positive responses from parents, who have noticed that their children have developed a heightened appreciation for the culinary arts.

Southern Regional makes state's 'honor roll'

Southern Regional Health System recently earned a place on the Georgia Hospital Association's (GHA) Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) Quality Honor Roll.

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Businesses cope with Streetscape improvements

Driving down Main Street in Jonesboro lately has been anything but a pretty sight.

CSA takes ownership of Head Start building

For 17 years (since 1993), the deed to the Clayton County Head Start program's South Avenue headquarters has belonged to the county.

Clayton libraries launch new teen web site

After months of researching what local teenagers are interested in, and pulling it all together into one informative resource, the Clayton County Library System has launched its revamped web site for teenagers on the World Wide Web.

Specialist joins Atlanta Medical Center's Morrow facility

Dr. Arie Pelta, a colorectal specialist with Atlanta Medical Surgical Specialists, has recently expanded his services at the Atlanta Medical Center Family Medicine office, located at 1000 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 200, in Morrow.

CSU hosting monthly genealogy discussions

Once a month, for more than a year, a group of genealogy aficionados has gathered, informally, at Clayton State University to talk about family trees.

Educator wants 'Space Camp' in classroom

Ellenwood resident, Ronnie Thomas, used to visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center on school field trips, as a child growing up in Birmingham, Ala.

The case for marriage - Tom Purcell

Ah, July, the wedding season. What a great time of the year to NOT marry.

Dead-solid summer - WIll Durst

Here's hoping your Independence Day was beyond terrific. Got to love the loudest and most American of all the holidays. Just one of the moments that makes a person prouder than papaya punch to be a citizen of this fine country.

Educator wants 'Space Camp' in classroom

Ellenwood resident, Ronnie Thomas, used to visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center on school field trips, as a child growing up in Birmingham, Ala.

Specialist joins Atlanta Medical Center's Morrow facility

Dr. Arie Pelta, a colorectal specialist with Atlanta Medical Surgical Specialists, has recently expanded his services at the Atlanta Medical Center Family Medicine office, located at 1000 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 200, in Morrow.

Southern Regional makes state's 'honor roll'

Southern Regional Health System recently earned a place on the Georgia Hospital Association's (GHA) Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) Quality Honor Roll.

Summer cooking class spurs youngsters' interest

McDonough mother, Carol Garrett, said she has received positive responses from parents, who have noticed that their children have developed a heightened appreciation for the culinary arts.

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