News for Friday, October 22, 2010

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Dutchtown's chance slips away

In the week leading up to its most important game in school history, Dutchtown understood its biggest challenge on defense would be minimizing explosive plays by No. 5-ranked Griffin. Facing the Bears the previous two seasons had taught Dutchtown how quickly a game's outcome could turn with one big play.

Mt. Zion forced to forfeit five games

The Mt. Zion Bulldogs have been forced to forfeit five wins after self-reporting the use of an ineligible player.

Eagles escape with 12-7 win over Jonesboro

In a hard-fought game with playoff implications, the North Clayton Eagles came out on top with a 12-7 region victory over the Jonesboro Cardinals Friday night at Southern Crescent Stadium.

ELCA clinches Region 5-A South with 70-14 win

Eagle's Landing Christian offensive lineman Matt Rochell was able to admit after the game that he and some of his line mates missed a few of their blocking assignments.

Warhawks dedicate victory to memory of assistant coach

Henry County head coach Mike Rozier wasn't sure how well his football team was going to play Friday night in their Region 4-AAA game against rival Eagle's Landing.

Mustangs nip Wolverines 17-14

With a full moon smiling over the Union Grove football field on Senior Night, the Ola Mustangs stole the ball and the game in the waning minutes, nipping the Wolverines 17-14.

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McDonough job fair draws hundreds

Cars lined both sides of the street near McDonough Presbyterian Church, where men and women from all walks of life came looking for the same thing -- a job.

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West to serve six months

In a surprise twist, the trial of Troy Dale West, Jr., ended abruptly Friday afternoon, when attorneys for both sides announced they had agreed to a plea deal. The deal resulted in West having to serve six months in jail, for beating a U.S. Army reservist, in a Morrow Cracker Barrel restaurant.

Gas prices remain at summertime levels

While refinery strikes in France have left local crude oil supplies drained, stockpiles in the United States remain relatively robust, according to officials with AAA Auto Club South.

Disabilities organization to provide information for parents

A death in the family can be difficult by itself, but when the parents, or guardians, who take care of a developmentally disabled child die, life can get complicated for the child who depends on a guardian, according to the president of Arc of Clayton County, Virginia Ford.

Rock-throwing brothers bound over in assault case

Bonds were revised for two brothers, from McDonough, suspected of threatening 22 people with a gun.

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Clay Dyer inspires church with testimony

Leaders at a Stockbridge church said they were challenged and encouraged, by the words of a man who has met a lifetime of hardships with an attitude of perseverance.

The Holy Spirit guides the Christian's life

The Bible teaches that at the very moment a person accepts Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, the Holy Spirit comes into his life and abides with him. Romans 8:9 says: "If anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he is not His." John 16:13 tells us: "When He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth." He is constantly with the Christian to give him guidance in every decision he must make, if he will listen and obey.

Volunteers needed to keep South River clean

After a successful Henry County Rivers Alive cleanup this month, organizers of the effort are issuing the call for volunteers to tackle a similar endeavor next year.

The Holy Spirit guides the Christian's life

The Bible teaches that at the very moment a person accepts Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, the Holy Spirit comes into his life and abides with him. Romans 8:9 says: "If anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he is not His." John 16:13 tells us: "When He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth." He is constantly with the Christian to give him guidance in every decision he must make, if he will listen and obey.

Dutchtown's chance slips away

In the week leading up to its most important game in school history, Dutchtown understood its biggest challenge on defense would be minimizing explosive plays No. 5-ranked Griffin. Facing the Bears the previous two seasons had taught Dutchtown how quickly a game's outcome could turn with one big play.

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