News for Friday, June 11, 2010


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Clayton BOE to vote on censure of Goree

The Clayton County Board of Education will hold a called meeting on Monday to decide whether to punish one of its own for violating a policy designed to prevent board members from attempting to micromanage the school system.

Pair of suspects charged in burglary cases

Two men were being held in the Henry County Jail Friday on burglary charges, after allegedly stealing more than $1,000 worth of electronic equipment from an Ellenwood home.

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Youngsters get creative at Arts Clayton camp

For Ariana Butler, of Stockbridge, the reason why she is enjoying herself at Arts Clayton's Kaleidoscope Summer Arts Camp is a bit messy.

Henry Police to apply for intelligence-unit grant

The Henry County Police Department is seeking input from the public, regarding potential grant funds for the creation of a new unit in the department.

CSU Bookstore to have big clearance sale

There is a sale coming to Clayton State University this week.

McDonough Municipal Court to get security cameras

Probation officers working at McDonough Municipal Court soon will have an added measure of security.

Every Christian has the mark of God - James C. Bell

I'm sure you have heard that the number 666 is the mark of the Devil.

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Shiloh Baptist hosts Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School programs are being offered this month at churches around the Southern Crescent, in an effort to provide area youths a closer, more entertaining look at their faiths.

East Clayton festival next Saturday in Rex

Residents in, and around, the communities of Rex and Ellenwood will have the chance next weekend to gather for barbecue, music, sports activities, and preventative health-care screenings.

Wilkins commits to Southern Mississippi

Union Grove coach Paul Burgdorf has only worked with rising senior Ed Wilkins for a short period of time since taking over as coach of the program.

A sign of things to come for Lovejoy

Over the past several years, an imbalance has permeated Lovejoy's football program, striking at the heart of what once made the Hampton school a football power.

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Lovejoy to host “Family Fun” day Saturday

In order to celebrate recent improvements to Lovejoy's downtown area, the city will host "A Day of Family Fun in the Park" on Saturday, June 19, at the Lovejoy Community Center.

McDonough framing shop considers closing its doors

Peter Morrison said he rushed to the frame shop when her heard about its 30-percent discount on framing orders.

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Motorists find meaning in giant American Flag

The story behind one well-known Southern Crescent landmark dates back nearly 20 years.