News for Monday, September 20, 2010

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Wildfire danger looms as dryness envelops state

Officials are reporting that abnormally dry conditions have reached Henry and Clayton counties, while even more serious conditions have enveloped west and south Georgia.

Buckner, Oswalt to host leadership roundtable

On Oct. 2, State Sen. Gail Buckner (D-Jonesboro) and Lake City Mayor Willie Oswalt will host the first in a series of gatherings meant to get all of the county's leaders on the same page in any efforts to enhance growth and development in Clayton County.

Clayton State Roundup

CSU to celebrate electronic library's birthday

Lake Spivey Road Race seeks volunteers

During the third annual Lake Spivey Road Race, the Lake Spivey community will become the stage for hundreds of competitive and amateur runners. Volunteers are needed to keep the runners hydrated, and on the right track, according to race organizers.

Pipeline repair sparks crude oil price decline

Average gas prices nationwide are inching downward, following an unexpected rise in prices earlier this month, according to the AAA Auto Club South.

'Most Wanted' Clayton fugitive arrested in Atlanta

A Lithonia man, who is on Clayton County's top-ten, most-wanted-criminals list, was apprehended by the Clayton County Sheriff's Office Fugitives Unit, on Saturday, according to authorities.

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Jonesboro resident is new senior beauty queen

Jonesboro resident, Cindy Day, did not expect to win this year's Ms. Georgia Senior America beauty pageant.

College Park upgrades zoning, variance process

The City of College Park has added a new service to its web site, which promises modernization, and a move toward a paperless process, according to Gerald Walker, public information officer for College Park.

A message to unlikely voters - Peter Funt

When Barack Obama was a state legislator in Illinois, he occasionally used the tactic of voting "present" on certain bills, because the measures, as written, were flawed and the goal was to get them improved before passage. It worked as a legislative maneuver, but was misrepresented years later by political opponents who claimed it was a sign of wishy-washiness.

A great awakening - Mike Reagan

After some years of slumbering comfortably, the American people have awakened, and they are hopping mad over what they have discovered was going on while they slept.

Mount Zion puts trust in quarterback

Mount Zion quarterback Montel Buchanon is a first-year starter, but the sophomore has the full confidence of his teammates.

Friday night heroes

Mubarak Bin-Asadi, Lovejoy: The Lovejoy Wildcats defensive lineman was all over the place on defense Friday night and scored a defensive touchdown en route to the Wildcats' win..

'Most Wanted' Clayton fugitive arrested in Atlanta

A Lithonia man, who is on Clayton County's top-ten, most-wanted-criminals list, was apprehended by the Clayton County Sheriff's Office Fugitives Unit, on Saturday, according to authorities.

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