News for Thursday, March 18, 2010

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Sheriff's department captures Jonesboro fugitive

A Clayton County man, wanted on aggravated assault, terroristic threats and burglary charges, was arrested Wednesday, according to the Clayton County Sheriff's Office.

Sorority to unveil 'pearls' at Saturday cotillion

Fourteen young ladies will be in the spotlight this weekend, as part of a program designed to enhance their social skills and promote educational opportunities.

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The Golden Age

If anything could be the "bee's knees" and "the cat's pajamas" at the same time, it would be "1920s: The Golden Age," an exhibit that features archival documents from the 1920s, alongside artwork inspired by the era. The exhibit is a collaboration between the Arts Clayton gallery and the National Archives at Atlanta.

County inks deal with arts group

A local writers group will, next month, be among the first arts groups to begin utilizing space in the Wynn-LeGuin homestead.

Clayton Schools fine arts guru to retire

For Paul Robbins, the need for the children of Clayton County to be exposed to the arts continues to be his main focus, even as the curtain is lowering on his career.

Clayton Schools to host local media festival

Public school students -- from all grade levels -- will be vying this weekend to see who has produced the best photographs, podcasts, web sites, animation projects, and live-action videos at the Clayton County Public Schools Student Media Festival.

Bill would allow Clayton transit tax

Legislation is being pushed on two fronts, by State Rep. Roberta Abdul-Salaam (D-Riverdale), which would allow counties that are part of the MARTA Act -- but haven't already implemented a transit tax -- to break a state-imposed sales tax cap, for the purpose of funding transit.

Martha's big adventure -- Family relations - Martha Carr

Imagine my surprise when I got a call from reader, Homer Muir, in Huntington, Ind., who wanted to know if we were distant cousins.

The moral of the story - Ronda Rich

During those gray, cloud-filled days, figuratively and literally, I wasn't exactly imprisoned, but two years of consented captivity in the unfamiliar North was one of the greatest burdens my Southern soul has ever carried.

Sheriff's department captures Jonesboro fugitive

A Clayton County man, wanted on aggravated assault, terroristic threats and burglary charges, was arrested Wednesday, according to the Clayton County Sheriff's Office.

Sorority to unveil 'pearls' at Saturday cotillion

Fourteen young ladies will be in the spotlight this weekend, as part of a program designed to enhance their social skills and promote educational opportunities.

Martha's big adventure — Family relations - Martha Carr

Imagine my surprise when I got a call from reader, Homer Muir, in Huntington, Ind., who wanted to know if we were distant cousins.

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