News for Friday, September 24, 2010

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Yancey marks milestones in gross sales

Hampton resident, Kenneth Yancey, is counting his successes in a series of milestones.

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Ola High band gets royal invitation

One hundred forty-two students in the marching band at Ola High School have received an invitation of royal proportions.

Multiple charges leveled in Henry hijacking case

Kidnapping and hijacking a vehicle highlight the list of charges against a McDonough man, who reportedly held a woman against her will.

Henry reviews school bus options

The Henry County Board of Education has continued to review its school bus scheduling and routing options, which also include providing school transportation services to all students.

Clayton BOE to amend Heatley's contract

The Clayton County Board of Education is scheduled to amend the employment contract of Superintendent Edmond Heatley on Monday night, but officials are keeping mum on what the amendment(s) will be.

Can America survive without God? - James C. Bell

I have been reading, recently, about what happened to the country of Iraq under the lawless government of the late Saddam Hussein.

CSU receives grant for prevention programs

The Division of Student Affairs at Clayton State University recently received a Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) grant, which is effective Oct.1 of this year, through Sept. 30, 2011, according to CSU's Director of University Relations John Shiffert.

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Renowned archivist has big plans for CSU

Clayton State University hit a home run when it hired Richard Pearce-Moses to be the director of the school's new master's in archival studies program, according to Georgia's top archives official.

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Ribbon-cutting scheduled for Hampton library

County officials are expected to turn out to celebrate the opening of the new Fortson branch library in Hampton.

Union Grove escapes in overtime against Woodland

After Union Grove stopped Woodland an inch short of a first down in overtime, there was no sideline boundary. There was only pandemonium, only Wolverine players and coaches leaping and storming the field, only a sense that a seismic shift in the direction of their season had taken place.

Chargers bolt to big first half lead en route to region win

It was one of those games where everything just seemed to go right for the Eagle's Landing Christian Chargers.

Lovejoy gets 'good-looking' win over tough Banneker

Lovejoy coach Al Hughes admits that his offense did struggle at times, but he seems to take exception that his team's 28-14 victory over Banneker could be categorized as an ugly win.

Bulldogs rock Raiders 35-7 in fourth straight win

The Mount Zion Bulldogs came out firing on all cylinders Friday night at Southern Crescent stadium, outscoring the Riverdale Raiders 35-7 to maintain a perfect record at 4-0.

Patriots fall short to Warriors 26-23

The Strong Rock Patriots learned during the week that they had been credited with their first-ever regional GHSA victory.

Clayton State gears up for Top-25 soccer showdown

Off to its best start to a season since 2002, the Clayton State Laker men's soccer team aims to keep "riding the wave" of its current 2010 season on Saturday when the 12th-ranked Lakers play host to 22nd-ranked Flagler in a Peach Belt Conference showdown.

Luella falls to East Coweta

Some habits are hard to break. And East Coweta continued to have its own -- both good and bad -- even on the most festive of Homecoming nights Friday at Garland Shoemake Stadium.

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Making a splash with a water garden

Dirt. Water. In which, do you prefer to do your gardening?

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Exhibit details development of midfield terminal

Through an exhibit on display in Hartsfield-Jackson's atrium, passengers can take a look back at the development of the airport's midfield terminal 30 years ago.

Fire Mark Richt: Now that's laughable

The Bulldog Nation isn't happy right now.

Lovejoy gets 'good-looking' win over tough Banneker

Lovejoy coach Al Hughes admits that his offense did struggle at times, but he seems to take exception that his team's 28-14 victory over Banneker could be categorized as an ugly win.

Games to Watch

All games start at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Clayton BOE to amend Heatley's contract

The Clayton County Board of Education is scheduled to amend the employment contract of Superintendent Edmond Heatley on Monday night, but officials are keeping mum on what the amendment(s) will be.

Building the Southern Crescent's ideal athlete

The Southern Crescent has always been loaded with talented players at all positions. College coaches annually head to the area to recruit the talent.

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