News for Tuesday, March 23, 2010

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Attorney: Arrest caused woman's miscarriage

The attorney for a woman recently arrested on an obstruction charge, by Clayton County authorities, claims police and sheriff's deputies caused the termination of her two-month pregnancy.

Morrow women's club hosts annual fashion show

Ten members of the Morrow Civic Women's Club will strut, and sashay, their way down a catwalk in the First Baptist Church of Morrow gymnasium on Saturday, as the group hosts its 12th annual fashion show.

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All abuzz for spring

There is a buzz surrounding the bee hives that Tara Beekeepers Association President Gary Cooke keeps behind his Stockbridge home.

Transit legislation faces hurdles before crossover day

With today marking day 29 of the 2010 Georgia legislative session, two House bills designed to enable a public transportation tax in Clayton County face uphill battles on their way to the Senate floor.

Census event aims to raise awareness

The Psi Alpha Omega chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, which has members in Henry and Clayton counties, will partner with Census officials to hold a Community Census Day program on Saturday.

Learn the rules of the couponing road

It's important to understand the rules of couponing. Every store has them, but sometimes, in the busy aisles and checkout lines of a grocery store, it can be difficult to determine what they are. Listen to this reader.

County attorney authors inspirational book

According to Clayton County Staff Attorney Yusef Poole, everybody has a story to tell.

Plan: All pupils meet standards by 2013

Clayton County Public Schools officials are planning to quickly raise student achievement -- by as much as 69 percentage points in some content areas -- so all pupils will be meeting, or exceeding, state education standards by the spring of 2013, according to the district's new, five-year strategic plan and balanced scorecard.

Clayton, Henry schools vie for playground, school supplies

Several schools in Henry and Clayton counties have a chance to win a $25,000 playground makeover.

AAA: Gas prices holding steady

Average gas prices, according to AAA Auto Club South, are holding steady around the state.

Roberts student a winner in essay contest

It is not every day that a 12-year-old gets to ride along with the sheriff for a day, but sixth-grader, Raji Allen, Jr., got the opportunity on Tuesday, after being named the sixth-grade winner in a countywide essay contest conducted by the Clayton County Sheriff's Office.

Making Georgia premier state for cancer care - WILLIAM J. TODD

If you, or a loved one, had cancer, would you want to leave your home state in order to get the best possible cancer care?

CENSUS 101 - Tom Purcell

"I'm a busy person. Why do I have to fill out this U.S. Census form, anyhow?"

Martha's big adventure -- A fear first-aid kit - Martha Carr

Fear is one of those emotions that can save a life, or slowly destroy it, depending on how it's used.

Local teams ranked among state's best

Spring sports are starting to heat up around the Southern Crescent, and for several local teams, that means state rankings go along with the early-season success.

Attorney: Arrest caused woman's miscarriage

The attorney for a woman recently arrested on an obstruction charge, by Clayton County authorities, claims police and sheriff's deputies caused the termination of her two-month pregnancy.

Morrow women's club hosts annual fashion show

Ten members of the Morrow Civic Women's Club will strut, and sashay, their way down a catwalk in the First Baptist Church of Morrow gymnasium on Saturday, as the group hosts its 12th annual fashion show.

Local teams ranked among state's best

Spring sports are starting to heat up around the Southern Crescent, and for several local teams, that means state rankings go along with the early-season success.

Martha's big adventure — A fear first-aid kit - Martha Carr

Fear is one of those emotions that can save a life, or slowly destroy it, depending on how it's used.

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