News for Tuesday, September 28, 2010

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Tara museum acquires Franklin Mint doll collection

The Road to Tara Museum in Jonesboro is filled with curios and historical artifacts relating to Margaret Mitchell's famous, "Gone With the Wind," novel, and its movie adaptation.

Historical Jonesboro's BBQ fund-raiser going indoors

After years of hit-or-miss with the weather, while holding an outdoor barbecue fund-raiser, the local historical society has announced it is taking the event indoors this year.

dd's DISCOUNTS opens in Jonesboro

A moderately-priced department store owned by Ross Stores, Inc., "dd's DISCOUNTS," has opened its doors for south metro-Atlanta residents, according to Bobbi Chaville, spokesperson for dd's DISCOUNTS.

She's in the Attic

Say what you will about the latest female politician taking her runway turn in the right-wing spotlight, Christine O'Donnell is a lock for Best Newcomer in the Heavyweight Mocking Division.

Georgia Archives to cut its work week

Not even Georgia's past is safe from the state's present budget woes.

Clayton Schools may lease land to T-Mobile

A cell phone tower could be headed to an unused piece of land that Clayton County Public Schools owns in Ellenwood, right on the Clayton County-Henry County line, district officials have announced.

Man sentenced in federal child-sex case

A College Park man was sentenced to 17 years in federal prison on charges of coercion and enticement of minors to engage in sexual activity, according to a written statement issued by the United States Attorney's Office of the Northern District of Georgia.

The official end of the Great Recession

Think back and try to remember where you were in June of last year. That's when the official end of the Great Recession took place, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research, a non-profit organization that officially calls the beginning and end of American business cycles.

Forest Park rewrites history against Jonesboro

Jonesboro's dominance over Forest Park in volleyball had been thorough. Since 2004, as far as the record books can show, the Lady Panthers had lost 12 straight matches. They had not won a single game. They were stuck in a miserable head-to-head history.

Morrow passes zoning revisions

The Morrow City Council made several revisions to the city's zoning ordinance, on Tuesday, that will impact residents, as well as businesses.

'Take Back' day helps eliminate drug misuse

The Clayton County Police Department and the Clayton County Sheriff's Office collected expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs for the National Prescription Drug Take-Back campaign, on Saturday, Sept. 25.

Lady Lakers gear up for 2010-11 season

Four pre-conference classics and a rematch of last season's NCAA Division II National Tournament game highlight the 2010-11 Clayton State Laker women's basketball schedule, which head coach Dennis Cox released on Tuesday.

CSU releases men's basketball schedule

To say the 2010-11 Clayton State Laker men's basketball schedule will be challenging is an understatement.

Mundy's Mill finishes with perfect record on diamond

The Mundy's Mill Lady Tigers never set out to go undefeated in Region 4-AAAAA.

ELHS' Sims owns second fastest time in state

Eagle's Landing senior Zack Sims has the second-fastest time of the season, according gatfxc.com, a website devoted to cross country and track and field in the state.

Take the Super-Couponing quiz

This week, let's test your knowledge of Super-Couponing. Grab a pen!

Historical Jonesboro's BBQ fund-raiser going indoors

After years of hit-or-miss with the weather, while holding an outdoor barbecue fund-raiser, the local historical society has announced it is taking the event indoors this year.

CSU releases men's basketball schedule

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'Take Back' day helps eliminate drug misuse

The Clayton County Police Department and the Clayton County Sheriff's Office collected expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs for the National Prescription Drug Take-Back campaign, on Saturday, Sept. 25.

dd's DISCOUNTS opens in Jonesboro

A moderately-priced department store owned by Ross Stores, Inc., "dd's DISCOUNTS," has opened its doors for south metro-Atlanta residents, according to Bobbi Chaville, spokesperson for dd's DISCOUNTS.

ELHS' Sims owns second fastest time in state

Eagle's Landing senior Zack Sims has the second-fastest time of the season, according gatfxc.com, a website devoted to cross country and track and field in the state.

Mundy's Mill finishes with perfect record on diamond

The Mundy's Mill Lady Tigers never set out to go undefeated in Region 4-AAAAA.

She's in the Attic

Say what you will about the latest female politician taking her runway turn in the right-wing spotlight, Christine O'Donnell is a lock for Best Newcomer in the Heavyweight Mocking Division.

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