News for Tuesday, September 14, 2010

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Clayton Schools to hold auditions for musical

Oompa, Loompa, doom-pa-dee-do.Auditions for "Willy Wonka" are coming up soon.

Jonesboro store provides fashion bargains

Plato's Closet in Jonesboro offers teens and young adults stylish, gently used clothing to enhance their wardrobes.

Sorrow leaves legacy of dedication

Charles Sorrow, a key figure in Morrow politics for the past three decades, died Sunday, after losing a battle with Parkinson's disease.

Gas prices rise in metro Atlanta

Across the nation, gas prices are rising back up to pre-Labor Day Weekend, summer travel season levels. And the news is the same locally, according to officials with AAA Auto Club South.

Proposed ordinance targets pension double-dipping

The Clayton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) has submitted an ordinance for first reading, that, if passed, would make it impossible for employees of the county to participate in both state and county retirement plans.

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Callaway students celebrate national anthem

Roughly 900 students, teachers, administrators and parents gathered around the flagpole at Callaway Elementary School, not too long after dawn's early light, on Tuesday, to sing to "Old Glory."

Local PTAs to hold District 7 fall conference

Parents and teachers from across the south-metro area are being invited to attend a training conference in Rex, this weekend, that focuses on how to run strong Parent-Teacher Associations (PTAs).

Circus to set up 'big tent' in Hampton

The circus is coming to town, at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) in Hampton.

'That's right' - Martha Carr

Andy Dooley is the lesser known brother of Mike Dooley, who was one of the stars of the hit documentary, "The Secret." Perhaps that's why he's the funny one, using comedy to teach people how to reach for more in their lives.

Boolah, Boolah, BOGO, BOGO! - Jill Cataldo

Buy One, Get One Free sales are hot topics with readers lately. Here are two questions regarding the specifics of saving even more on these great sales.

It's a blessing - Jason A. Smith

I had no idea what to expect, when I went to the doctor's office with my wife.

Forest Park enjoys the ride

As the Forest Park volleyball team warms up before matches, they are full of dance moves and inside jokes. In between serves during a match, they are full of quick comedic insights on plays.

Mundy's Mill keeps rolling in another blowout win

Mundy's Mill coach Patrick Smith provided a different look for Lovejoy in the teams third meeting this season. Before the Region 4-AAAA contest, Smith shuffled his line-up and give Kyana Taylor the start on the mound.

Strong Rock holding its own in GHSA competition

The Strong Rock Christian Lady Patriots softball team hasn't scheduled any pushovers just because it's competing in the Georgia High School Association for the first time.

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Circus to set up 'big tent' in Hampton

ing to town, at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) in Hampton.

It's a blessing - Jason A. Smith

I had no idea what to expect, when I went to the doctor's office with my wife.

Mundy's Mill keeps rolling in another blowout win

Mundy's Mill coach Patrick Smith provided a different look for Lovejoy in the teams third meeting this season. Before the Region 4-AAAA contest, Smith shuffled his line-up and give Kyana Taylor the start on the mound.

'That's right' - Martha Carr

Andy Dooley is the lesser known brother of Mike Dooley, who was one of the stars of the hit documentary, "The Secret." Perhaps that's why he's the funny one, using comedy to teach people how to reach for more in their lives.

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