News for Tuesday, November 23, 2010

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Dutchtown puts defense first

By now, Dutchtown is probably known as the playoff team that has advanced to the Class AAAA quarterfinals without scoring a touchdown. The Bulldogs have scored 18 points in their two wins, all coming on field-goals by senior kicker Ryan Kay.

Georgia, Tech game has lost its sting

It's a long tumble down from a year ago, when Georgia put Georgia Tech away in the stadium that bears the name of its revered old coach, Bobby Dodd. Since the two no longer share the fellowship of the same conference, it had no effect on the Bees' road to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship.

'Confident' Reeves is big part of ELCA's success

Eagle's Landing Christian quarterback Aaron Spratlin sometimes feels like a kid at Christmas when he is on the field with all receiving and running talent around him.

Dukes to have Morrow jersey retired tonight

Former Morrow boys basketball player Tony Dukes will have his No. 5 jersey retired tonight at halftime of the 7:30 p.m. game of the Morrow Mustangs Classic tournament.

Morrow City Council seeks to remove Lampl

Morrow City Councilman John Lampl could lose his post early next year, following a decision by his colleagues to begin the process of removing him from office for alleged mistreatment of city employees.

Travel tips, precautions for the holidays

Officials with Atlanta's airport, and local and state governments are offering advisories and tips to help ensure that travelers will have less-stressful, efficient and safe journeys during Thanksgiving, and the rest of the holiday-traveling season.

Wanted Florida man captured in Clayton

The Jonesboro Police Department, along with other local law enforcement agencies, has apprehended a wanted Florida man considered "armed and dangerous."

Chamber debuts 'Shop Local, Shop Henry'

Area businesses are participating in an endeavor to generate patronage from local consumers. The Henry County Chamber of Commerce will launch its second annual "Shop Local, Shop Henry" initiative Friday. It will continue through Jan. 1, 2011.

CSU announces next graduate, open-house date

Clayton State University's School of Graduate Studies will hold its next open-house event on Dec. 14, university officials have announced.

Festival of trees has something for all

The Christmas lights, colorful seasonal displays, decorated trees, and holiday music should be enough to put the average grinch in the Christmas spirit.

Hampton, Locust Grove to light Christmas trees

The cities of Hampton and Locust Grove are gearing up to ring in the holiday season, with their annual tree-lighting ceremonies. Both are scheduled for Thanksgiving night at 7 p.m.

Arts Clayton holding 'Vessel' exhibit today

Arts Clayton presents its "Vessel" exhibit on Wednesday, Nov. 24, from 9 a.m., to 5 p.m., at Arts Clayton Gallery, 136 South Main St., Jonesboro. The exhibit will display innovative approaches to the concept of a container in ceramic, glass, wood and metal. Call (770) 473-5457.

Gas South offers help for struggling customers

Southern Crescent residents, struggling to pay their gas bills during the cold winter months, can get some relief through Gas South's "Pay-As-You-Go" program, according to United Way officials.

Save big by avoiding "Everyday Low Prices" - Jill Cataldo

Q: "I have been trying to cut my grocery bill with your advice on coupon shopping. For some reason, I never find any of the great deals you refer to. I normally shop at a national everyday-low-price supercenter. Please, help me. It is so frustrating to hear about all these savings that I am not getting."

It's only unethical when it's called 'news' - Tina Dupuy

Imagine an entire 24-hour cable news network devoted to political causes. Many of its employees are future and former candidates for president, giving them a national platform to reach potential voters.

Turkeys in the White House - Chester Cook

Before anyone makes a politically incorrect comment, or jumps to a partisan conclusion, please take a minute to pause and consider your blessings. It is time to put away the ax.

Wrestling returns to the Southern Crescent

Universal Championship Wrestling is back with "Super Brawl," featuring two locally grown professional wrestlers. McDonough residents, Nikki Diamond and Terry "T.K." Parker, are scheduled for the lineup of wrestlers competing Saturday, at Ola High School in McDonough.

Gilbert, Barbara Joan

Gilbert, Barbara Joan Age: 72

Cavin, Kathleen

Cavin, Kathleen Age: 90

Save big by avoiding “Everyday Low Prices” - Jill Cataldo

Q: "I have been trying to cut my grocery bill with your advice on coupon shopping. For some reason, I never find any of the great deals you refer to. I normally shop at a national everyday-low-price supercenter. Please, help me. It is so frustrating to hear about all these savings that I am not getting."

Foster, Warren E.

Foster, Warren E. Age: 90

Fraley, Hannah

Fraley, Hannah Age: 75

It's only unethical when it's called 'news' - Tina Dupuy

Imagine an entire 24-hour cable news network devoted to political causes. Many of its employees are future and former candidates for president, giving them a national platform to reach potential voters.