News for Friday, May 21, 2010

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New early intervention program ends first year

School officials are hopeful that the use of its revamped Early Intervention Program will yield long-term, positive results in the classroom.

Police: Suspect confessed to 2 robberies

A Hampton man was being held on $50,000 bond in the Henry County Jail Friday, for allegedly stealing $20 from a local restaurant.

Do you believe in Jesus Christ? - James Bell

The Holy Bible tells us all about God's love and care for all mankind, and the plans He has made to help us find peace and happiness and fulfillment in this short life we are living.

Let's NOT leave God out of this - Martha Carr

Every so often, someone asks me to write something about whatever force it is that keeps our inner selves held together. But then comes the caveat, "You can mention spirituality, just don't mention God." It happens a lot.

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CSU honors staff members for their contributions

Despite her best efforts, Mother Nature just could not seem to rain on Clayton State University's parade on Friday, as the school's Staff Council hosted its annual "Staff Appreciation Day" picnic.

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Henry Farmers Market to open Thursday

Local farmers are preparing to bring their fruits and vegetables to sell in Henry County, for the second straight year.

Clayton BOE to vote on 2011 budget

After months of talk about how Clayton County Public Schools might cut expenditures in its fiscal year 2011 budget, it will all come down to a vote by the county's school board on Monday, when board members are scheduled to tentatively adopt the new budget.

Georgia Memorial Day travel expected to decline

The American Automobile Association (AAA) Auto Club South is projecting that Georgia will experience a travel decline of 0.2 percent over the Memorial Day weekend, according to Jessica Brady, manager of public relations for the auto club.

Clayton candidates' forum Monday

Candidates vying for the District 1, and District 4, county commission posts, will be hosted in a candidates' forum Monday.The Clayton County NAACP is sponsoring the event at 7 p.m., at Riverdale First United Methodist Church, located at 6390 Church St., in Riverdale.

Henry Water Authority employees honored

Two longtime employees of the Henry County Water and Sewerage Authority have been recognized for their service.

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Veterans celebrated in oral history lesson

Woodland High School, in Stockbridge, hosted its third annual oral history event Friday, featuring area Vietnam veterans.

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Houlihan's server enjoys airport work

It was 10:45 a.m., and April Young, a server at Houlihan's restaurant in the Atrium of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, was ready to start her day.

Davies pitches through tough times with Royals

Former Stockbridge pitcher Kyle Davies and his Kansas City Royals teammates have been through some tough times this season with the firing of manager Trey Hillman.

Mt. Zion takes QB battle into summer workouts

Mother Nature would not cooperate with the Mount Zion football team Friday as storms move through the metro Atlanta area as coach Jamie Aull was forced to cancel the team's spring football game.

Pratt ready to lead Lady Lions

Eddie Pratt knew he had been building and building toward the moment he would become a head coach. It was just a matter of being in the right place at the right time.

Local players, head coach lead Atlanta Christian College to NCCAA title

Atlanta Christian College's Charger baseball team made history recently, winning the national championship at the National Christian College Athletic Association's Division II World Series.

Spring cleaning for Luella

At Luella's spring football game Friday afternoon, Nic Vasilchek walked over to junior Marcus Dallas as he knelt on the sideline taking a brief respite from the action.

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Houlihan's server enjoys airport work

It was 10:45 a.m., and April Young, a server at Houlihan's restaurant in the Atrium of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, was ready to start her day.

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Water authority raises awareness through art contest

Officials with the Henry County Water and Sewerage Authority want to educate the public on using drinking water wisely.

Clayton candidates' forum Monday

Candidates vying for the District 1, and District 4, county commission posts, will be hosted in a candidates' forum Monday.The Clayton County NAACP is sponsoring the event at 7 p.m., at Riverdale First United Methodist Church, located at 6390 Church St., in Riverdale.

Let's NOT leave God out of this - Martha Carr

Every so often, someone asks me to write something about whatever force it is that keeps our inner selves held together. But then comes the caveat, "You can mention spirituality, just don't mention God." It happens a lot.

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