News for Monday, October 25, 2010

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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.

Clayton graduations may stay at Georgia Dome

Clayton County Public Schools is on track to hold its high school graduation ceremonies outside the county for the fifth straight year, according to the school system's top administrator.

Clayton schools to hold anti-drug parade

Much like the "Hello Dolly!" musical's title character, officials at Sequoyah Middle School said they have a goal, and a drive, and they want the community to hold its head up high, against drug abuse, "before the parade passes by" this weekend.

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FAA regional administrator enjoying 40-year career

In charge of 8,000 employees across eight states and beyond, Douglas Murphy, Southern Region regional administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration, works at the FAA Southern Regional Office in College Park, within sight of the world's busiest airport.

CSU presents disability, diversity awareness week

Clayton State University is hosting a Disability and Diversity Awareness Week.

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McDonough festival, chili cook-off attracts hundreds

The annual Main Street McDonough Fall Festival and Chili Cook-off attracted more than 2,500 attendees, Saturday, on the McDonough Square.

Drowned Clayton County teen still missing

Clayton County Police continued to search, Monday, for a 15-year-old boy, who drowned over the weekend at Clayton County International Park and Beach, in Jonesboro.

Georgia Power Company holds 'pink' essay contest

When Jack Conoly was diagnosed wsith testicular cancer eleven years ago, a doctor told him he had a 5 percent chance of becoming a dad. He is now the beaming father of five.

Happy Halloween - Martha Carr

It can be difficult to celebrate Halloween in an urban setting, unless you're into getting dressed up and heading out to the parties. I didn't really like that route in my 20's, and now that I'm 51, it's even less appealing. Someone has even posted a link on Facebook for sexy Ninja Turtle costumes for adults and there are sexy miner costumers for sale. Snooki and the Situation are the hottest sellers this year.

Don't call me, 'Madam' - Mike Reagan

California is broke -- flat broke. Two of the reasons for the state's desperate financial crisis are seeking yet another chance to completely wreck the state's economy.

Georgia Power Company holds 'pink' essay contest

When Jack Conoly was diagnosed wsith testicular cancer eleven years ago, a doctor told him he had a 5 percent chance of becoming a dad. He is now the beaming father of five.

Don't call me, 'Madam' - Mike Reagan

California is broke –– flat broke. Two of the reasons for the state's desperate financial crisis are seeking yet another chance to completely wreck the state's economy.

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