News for Thursday, November 25, 2010

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Games to watch:GHSA quarterfinals

Eagle's Landing Christian at Clinch County

Manhunt for theft suspect ends in arrest

A two-month search for a McDonough man wanted in connection with a host of theft cases, is over.

FAITH NOTES 11-26-10

Agape International Ministries hosts blood-donation drive

Scott Family Gospel - Ronda Rich

My friend, Linda, is one of those friends who drift in and out of my life. The kind of friend that I see infrequently, but when we gather together over lunch or dinner, it's as though we've had coffee together every morning for the past six months. Our conversation isn't constant, but our friendship is.

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Youngsters celebrate Native American History Month

Did you know the "Milky Way" was created from a trail of cosmic dust left by a flying dog, as it fled a tribe of drum-banging Native Americans?

CSU 'Big Band' to celebrate jazzy decade

Clayton State University's Department of Visual and Performing Arts has announced its Clayton Community Big Band will celebrate 10 years of music with a free jazz concert on Monday, at 7:30 p.m., in Spivey Hall.

From the other sideline

They spent hours watching film of Dutchtown. They spent a week preparing for Dutchtown. They spent four quarters trying to beat Dutchtown.

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More than just trees at Hampton farm

The most enjoyable part of having a tree farm is watching families choose one for Christmas, said Earl Worthington, on the eve of the busiest tree-selection period of the year.

Why polarization hurts Us - Lee Hamilton

By splitting control of Congress in the mid-term elections, voters have handed Democrats and Republicans an opportunity to work together. Of course, the number of people in Washington who believe it will happen could fit in a phone booth, as party leaders tout their refusal to compromise on their core issues and the 2012 elections loom in the distance.

ELCA, Clinch County matchup could be classic in the making

The Eagle's Landing Christian and Clinch County Class A quarterfinals has all the makings of an instant classic.

County department holds annual holiday festival

The Henry County Parks and Recreation Department will brighten the holidays for many, with the sixth annual Heritage Christmas Festival.

Betsa, Wise earn top Southern Crescent softball honors

The 2010 softball season will best be remembered for the end of one era and the beginning of another.

Leadership group hosts empowerment event

Stockbridge resident, La'Tangie Montgomery, runs a home-goods company, called Tangerine Made, out of her home.

Drivers advised to be careful during holiday travel

The Georgia State Patrol is asking drivers to use caution as they travel during this Thanksgiving holiday period.

Huls, Alan Ray "Cowboy"

Huls, Alan Ray "Cowboy" Age: 53

It's syrup-making time at Dauset Trails; Skills of past demonstrated

Dauset Trails Nature Center invited the public to step back into bygone days at harvest time, on Saturday, Nov. 20. The staff and friends of Dauset Trails worked at making cane syrup and demonstrating blacksmith skills at the Acorn Forge in the Farm Animal area of the nature center, so that others might experience the sights, sounds, scents, and even tastes that were once a part of fall on farms in middle Georgia.

Grant, Annie Ruth

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Local blacksmiths share their art

The Ocmulgee Blacksmith Guild will be holding public demonstrations at Dauset Trails Nature Center, beginning at 9:30 a.m., on Saturday, Nov. 20. Dauset Trails opened the blacksmith shop, where the demonstrations will be held, in the Barnyard area in November 2009.

CSU 'Big Band' to celebrate jazzy decade

Clayton State University's Department of Visual and Performing Arts has announced its Clayton Community Big Band will celebrate 10 years of music with a free jazz concert on Monday, at 7:30 p.m., in Spivey Hall.

Lynch, Jacqueline "Jackie" Elaine Smith

Lynch, Jacqueline "Jackie" Elaine Smith Age: 60

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