News for Friday, October 8, 2010

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Hardison to McWilliams propels Lovejoy to 29-20 region win over Mount Zion

For Lovejoy quarterback Vic Hardison and wide receiver Rico McWilliams, Friday reminded them of their youth football days.

Dutchtown gets defining win

Dutchtown's traditional formula for success -- a ball-control offense and stingy defense -- needed an added element Friday at Union Grove.

Henry County beats Stockbridge in turnover-plague overtime clash

The turnover bug took a bite out of both Henry County and Stockbridge Friday night, but when the dust settled, Henry County was left standing to enjoy a 14-7 overtime homecoming victory.

Eagles top Tri-Cities 20-14 in overtime thriller

North Clayton and Tri-Cities both came into Southern Crescent Stadium Friday night searching for their fifth win of the season but it was the Eagles who emerged victorious with a 20-14 overtime win over the Bulldogs.

Mustangs grind out 21-12 win over Wolfpack

The Ola Mustangs reverted to old school football and ground out a 21-12 victory over the Woodland Wolfpack, ending the Mustangs' five-game losing streak and extending the Wolfpack's string of losses to five.

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Area schools want more fathers involved

Carlos Carrasquillo usually declines his daughter's tea party invitations, in favor of playing outdoor games with her. The occasional board game is a treat, too, according to his daughter, 7-year-old Gabriella.

School officials: 'Race' money for teaching, achievement

As participants in Georgia's $400 million "Race To The Top" application, officials with Clayton's and Henry's county school systems said they plan to direct their shares of the money to improving teacher effectiveness and student achievement.

Unidos may add middle school grades

Ever heard the Toys R Us slogan, "I don't wanna grow up ...?"

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Jonesboro police get new investigation equipment

The Jonesboro Police Department has purchased new crime-investigation equipment, to provide a more efficient, and thorough way of obtaining evidence, according to Jonesboro Police Chief Winston Allen.

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Henry Police seeking McDonough runaway

Police in Henry County are searching for a teenage runaway, who reportedly left her home while her parents were asleep.

Police: Murder suspect confessed to killing woman

Murder suspect, Errol Alexis Moore, Jr., 19, did confess to the murder of his child's mother, Clayton County Police said on Friday.

Henry murder case now with jury

Jury deliberations are ongoing in Henry County Superior Court, in the case of a man charged with killing a patron outside a McDonough bar.

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Woman suspected in credit-card fraud case

An unidentified woman has been deemed a suspect in Henry County, for reportedly using another person's credit card to buy diapers.

Henry Board of Elections to review complaint

The Henry County Board of Elections and Registration will hold a special called meeting to discuss the fate of a candidate in the Henry County Board of Education District 5 race.

Clayton Schools looking for '500 Men' again

Officials from Clayton County Public Schools are, once again, looking for more male volunteers for the schools.

AKA hosting wine tasting and poetry reading

A local sorority is hosting a scholarship fund-raiser, which will include listening to poetry over a glass of wine.

Sin's pathway is the road to destruction - James C. Bell

I have had the privilege of talking with a great number of people about spiritual things, and the matter of sin always comes up.

Sin's pathway is the road to destruction - James C. Bell

I have had the privilege of talking with a great number of people about spiritual things, and the matter of sin always comes up.

Courtyard by Marriott installs 'lobby' at Hartsfield-Jackson

It's out with the old and in with the new — lobbies, that is.

Clayton Schools looking for '500 Men' again

Officials from Clayton County Public Schools are, once again, looking for more male volunteers for the schools.

School officials: 'Race' money for teaching, achievement

As participants in Georgia's $400 million "Race To The Top" application, officials with Clayton's and Henry's county school systems said they plan to direct their shares of the money to improving teacher effectiveness and student achievement.

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