News for Monday, May 31, 2010

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Summer Gardening

It is still possible to grow, and maintain, a garden in the hot summer sun, according to Frank Hancock, an agent of the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service's Henry County office.

Two indicted in burglary case

Two men are scheduled to appear in Henry County Superior Court June 26, to answer allegations that they burglarized the home of a Clayton County Police officer.

McDonough teen club owner won't reopen

A McDonough Police detective said the FBI is assisting the department in efforts to try to determine who is responsible for racially charged graffiti at a club for teenagers in McDonough.

Summer art camps start next week

Arts Clayton, in Jonesboro, is giving elementary and middle school students the chance to hone their artistic skills, and discover new ones.

Two new school facilities opening this fall

Construction crews are working to put the finishing touches on the two newest schools in Clayton County, so they can be ready for students when the 2010-2011 school year begins in August.

IRS to open offices Saturday

For the third time this year, the Internal Revenue Service is planning to open its Georgia offices to taxpayers over the weekend, in order to help answer their questions and solve their tax problems.

HCSA U10G Wildcats - RYSA Spring Festival - Champions

With a three season and one tournament record of 24-1-4, the U10 Wildcats decided to enter the RYSA Spring Festival recreation tournament in Conyers.

Making a connection

Over Memorial Day weekend, my grandmother turned 75 years old.

The politics of the Gulf oil spill

Since last month's oil-spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, two very different leadership styles have been on display. On the one hand, we have President Obama, who took nine days before making a public statement on the spill. On the other, we have Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who has been intensely and vocally involved from the beginning.

McDonough teen club owner won't reopen

A McDonough Police detective said the FBI is assisting the department in efforts to try to determine who is responsible for racially charged graffiti at a club for teenagers in McDonough.

Local couple hosting childhood cancer fund-raiser

A local couple will be remembering their late daughter this weekend, and raising money for a childhood cancer support organization.

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