News for Monday, September 13, 2010

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State reports more SAT participation

The Georgia Department of Education reported Monday that more of the state's students are taking the SAT than ever before. The percentage of minority students taking the test is also climbing at a significant rate.

Jonesboro changes city meeting times

The City of Jonesboro has decided to hold its regular meetings one hour earlier.

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Philadelphia Presbyterian celebrates 185 years

In 1825, 33 years before the establishment of Clayton County, Scottish settlers founded a Presbyterian church in what was once known as the Philadelphia community -- a small, rural, farming settlement located between modern-day Morrow and Forest Park.

Henry resident marks her 100th birthday

Together with some of her family members, Lois Dyche celebrated a century of living, loving, and laughing.

Officials campaign for blood donations

Area blood service centers are continuing to campaign for more blood donations.

Former Tampa airport CEO to lead Hartsfield-Jackson

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has chosen Louis Miller -- the former executive director and CEO of Tampa International Airport, in Tampa, Fla. -- as the new aviation general manager for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, according to a spokesperson for the city.

Missing Clayton teen found in Texas

A 14-year-old Jonesboro girl, missing since Wednesday, has been found in Texas.

BOE denies new charter to Lewis Academy

The Lewis Academy of Excellence may be down to its last card.

A first treatment for an aggressive cancer - Martha Carr

This week, I'm a new kind of statistic. I am celebrating the birthday that was at first thought to be one of my last, and beating the odds on melanoma. Fortunately for me, the lymph nodes came back as negative and I've been getting on with my life even though they've found other early-stage and unrelated skin cancers. My shot at being an old lady are good right now.

Got a problem? Just spend more money you don't have - Mike Reagan

Having plunged the nation into a deep financial crisis with his wild and unrestrained spending of money we do not have -- on things the nation does not need -- President Obama is now proposing to spend even more, claiming that this time it will work.

Penalties can't derail Warhawks' victory plans

Henry County had a two-touchdown lead with just over a quarter left to play Friday and had just intercepted Jackson on a trick pass from its wide receiver. The Warhawks had good field position, and one more touchdown would demoralize Jackson.

Young named head coach of D-League squad in Utah

Kevin Young's life couldn't be any better.

Got a problem? Just spend more money you don't have - Mike Reagan

Having plunged the nation into a deep financial crisis with his wild and unrestrained spending of money we do not have –– on things the nation does not need –– President Obama is now proposing to spend even more, claiming that this time it will work.

Penalties can't derail Warhawks' victory plans

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