News for Friday, September 17, 2010

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Veterans converge in McDonough for reunion

Military veterans from around the country, who served more than 50 years ago, gathered in Henry County to re-establish old friendships and share past memories.

I know in whom I believe - James C. Bell

Several years ago, my wife and I had the pleasure of visiting Paris, France. Paris is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and there is so much there to see and enjoy.

Tooley featured in Gordon College play, 'Sylvia'

Kate Tooley believes her theatrical talents have been validated. She is set to star, this fall, in an ensemble cast of A. R. Gurney's stage play, "Sylvia."

West Nile virus found in Clayton mosquitos

According to local health officials, mosquitos in the northern part of Clayton County have tested positive for the West Nile virus.

AMS to host Red Cross blood drive

Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) is teaming up with the American Red Cross to help save lives.

Benefit ride Sunday for injured racer

Friends and fans of a local drag racer will gather at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) this weekend, to raise money for the driver in the wake of a serious accident at the track.

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Griswell hosts Korean Harvest Festival

"Chuseok," a traditional Korean festival of the harvest, occurs much earlier in the year than it's American equivalent, Thanksgiving.

Officials 'take back' unused prescription pills

The Clayton County Sheriff's Office and the Clayton County Police Department will be collecting expired, unused, or unwanted prescription drugs for the National Prescription Drug Take-Back campaign.

Teens charged with vehicle break-ins

An investigation of numerous automobile break-ins in Henry County, has led to the arrests of three teenagers.

Local judges nominated for Court of Appeals

Two judges -- one from Clayton County and the other from Henry County -- are on the shortlist of candidates being considered to fill two vacancies on the Georgia Court of Appeals, Gov. Sonny Perdue's office has announced.

Campaign, WSB promote alternative commutes event

The Clean Air Campaign has partnered with consumer advocate, Clark Howard, and WSB Radio in a campaign to promote alternative commutes among metro-Atlanta residents.

Dutchtown defense delivers win

The Dutchtown defense had felt it all by the time Ola took the ball with 8:46 left in the game and a chance to tie the game. It'd felt exuberance after a goal-line stand in the first quarter, but it'd also felt exhaustion after 19 plays and 9:30 brought the Mustangs within a touchdown.

Mount Zion gets second-half shutout for 'huge' win over Creekside

Some players did back flips. Others shouted. On several unsuccessful occasions, Mount Zion players tried to give coach Jamie Aull a celebration Gatorade bath.

Lovejoy scores early, often in victory over Morrow

The Lovejoy Wildcats started scoring about the time they got off the bus, and kept scoring the rest of the night.

Cardinal captains lead team to 48-13 rout of Forest Park

In a showcase that pitted two teams searching for their first win of the season, the Jonesboro Cardinals emerged victorious over the Forest Park Panthers, securing a 48-13 win Friday night at Tara Stadium.

Locust Grove gets first region win

The prize was victory No. 1 for the 2010 season, and a 1-1 record in Regin 4-AAA play for the victor.

Officials 'take back' unused prescription pills

The Clayton County Sheriff's Office and the Clayton County Police Department will be collecting expired, unused, or unwanted prescription drugs for the National Prescription Drug Take-Back campaign.

Mount Zion gets second-half shutout for 'huge' win over Creekside

Some players did back flips. Others shouted. On several unsuccessful occasions, Mount Zion players tried to give coach Jamie Aull a celebration Gatorade bath.

Tooley featured in Gordon College play, 'Sylvia'

Kate Tooley believes her theatrical talents have been validated. She is set to star, this fall, in an ensemble cast of A. R. Gurney's stage play, "Sylvia."

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Atlanta Bread emphasizes customer service at airport locations

It was close to noon, and Atlanta Bread, located in the Atrium of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, was full of customers who were either in line, or already enjoying their lunch.

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