News for Monday, October 18, 2010

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'PINK Ribbon Breakfast' brings survivors, supporters together

Many breast cancer survivors and supporters crossed county lines and joined forces at an event, that, some said, boosted their spirits.

Henry Sheriff's Office launches 'interactive' web site

The Henry County Sheriff's Office is taking advantage of interactive technology, with the launch of a new web site -- www.henrycountysheriff.net -- which allows the public to learn more about the agency and its inmates.

College Park celebrates code enforcement week

The City of College Park's Buildings and Inspections Department is hosting its Third Annual Code Enforcement Week, to bring awareness to the community about the duties of code enforcement officers.

Good Shepherd prepares for Halloween 'fun run'

For the second year in a row, supporters of the Good Shepherd Clinic will sport Halloween costumes while running, jogging, and walking, to raise money for the county's only free, primary care clinic for the uninsured.

Stockbridge man arrested with help of citizen

The Clayton County Sheriff's Office arrested an armed robbery suspect, in Jonesboro, with the help of a local citizen.

One more round until big tests

In the first round of the state volleyball tournament, Southern Crescent teams dropped off at an alarming rate -- eight of the 10 teams that made it lost.

Eagle's Landing takes second at own meet

In past seasons, the Eagle's Landing cross country team has been relatively health, but this hasn't been the case this season.

Region 4-AAAA full of thrills

Before the season, North Clayton coach Rodney Hackney predicted no team in Region 4-AAAA would go undefeated. Before a game had been played, Hackney believed no single team stood out as a dominant favorite to win the region.

Eagle's Landing Country Club working on bringing LPGA back to Southern Crescent

From 1992-2006, the LPGA was a regular visitor to Eagle's Landing Country Club as some of the tour's top players competed in one of the sport's premier events.

Jury selection begins in restaurant-beating trial

The prosecution and defense asked potential jurors if they had ever been spat on, or been the target of racial slurs, as jury selection got underway Monday in the case of a Poulan, Ga., man accused of attacking an Army reservist at a Cracker Barrel restaurant in Morrow.

Why did I bother? - Mike Reagan

I'm thinking of putting my family on food stamps, because Nancy Pelosi, in her wisdom, has assured us that doing so will help the economy, and as a concerned American, I want to do my part.

Out of the mine - Peter Funt

Wasn't it a wonderful sight? And didn't it spark emotions in all of us that haven't been felt in a long time?

More local schools made AYP this year

Seven Clayton County and Henry County schools have been added to the state's 2010 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) rolls, according to the Georgia Department of Education's final report on school performance.

Henry Sheriff's Office launches 'interactive' web site

The Henry County Sheriff's Office is taking advantage of interactive technology, with the launch of a new web site –– www.henrycountysheriff.net –– which allows the public to learn more about the agency and its inmates.

Good Shepherd prepares for Halloween 'fun run'

For the second year in a row, supporters of the Good Shepherd Clinic will sport Halloween costumes while running, jogging, and walking, to raise money for the county's only free, primary care clinic for the uninsured.

Eagle's Landing Country Club working on bringing LPGA back to Southern Crescent

From 1992-2006, the LPGA was a regular visitor to Eagle's Landing Country Club as some of the tour's top players competed in one of the sport's premier events.

'PINK Ribbon Breakfast' brings survivors, supporters together

Many breast cancer survivors and supporters crossed county lines and joined forces at an event, that, some said, boosted their spirits.

Eagle's Landing takes second at own meet

In past seasons, the Eagle's Landing cross country team has been relatively health, but this hasn't been the case this season.

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