News for Monday, November 15, 2010


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Holiday decorations draw visitors to Morrow home

Eia Plenty's front yard, in Morrow, is filled with several inflatable turkeys, pumpkins -- and scarecrows on a stick.

Education money to pay for existing programs

Clayton County Public Schools officials are planning to use the school system's share of Georgia's $400 million "Race To The Top" education money to pay for existing professional development, and data system, programs, district officials announced on Monday.

CSU to celebrate 'International Education Week'

Clayton State University students will have the opportunity, this school year, to study ecology in Costa Rica, business in Turkey and India, health care in Guatemala and Australia, and art and culture in Italy.

Man dies after being hit on highway

The City of Morrow Police Department, Monday, was investigating the death of a man, who was walking on Interstate 75 northbound Saturday.

No relief at the pump

There has been little relief for consumers at the gas pumps this fall. Gasoline prices have remained relatively high, and could rise more in the coming days, according to officials with AAA Auto Club South.

CSU announces new fall graduation date

Clayton State University officials announced they are moving the Morrow-based school's fall graduation this year, from the traditional Thursday date it has held since the fall commencement ceremonies were first held in 1999.

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Health officials promote smoke-free lifestyle

One day can mark the beginning of a healthier, smoke-free lifestyle. And that day could be Thursday, according to Vicky Ayers, community educator with Henry Medical Center.

Saving the Golden State - Mike Reagan

The late psychic Edgar Cayce was famed for predicting that in the not-too-distant future the entire state of California would collapse into the Pacific Ocean and disappear beneath the sea.

Attention Congress: Fix the potholes - Tina Dupuy

It's an odd Americanism to elect someone to be in government who freely admits they don't like government. As if reluctance translates into competence: "Oh,s he'll be a great husband, especially since he doesn't believe in marriage."

Patterson, Ethan Scott

Patterson, Ethan Scott Age: 17

Suttles, Susan

Suttles, Susan Age: 53