News for Monday, September 6, 2010

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Georgia Center to provide workshops for nonprofits

Non-profit organizations will be able to benefit from low-cost workshops, conducted by The Georgia Center for Youth and Families, Inc., said the executive director of the center.

CSU releases inaugural service project details

Clayton State University has announced five service projects it will undertake next month, to celebrate the official inauguration of University President Tim Hynes.

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Historical Jonesboro makes Streetscape brick push

For five months, Historical Jonesboro/Clayton County, Inc., has been offering citizens a chance to be a part of the city's Streetscape project, by purchasing commemorative bricks, which will eventually line South Main Street.

College Park to host annual Cityfest

The City of College Park is scheduled to host the Fourth Annual College Park Cityfest on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Georgia International Convention Center, in College Park.

Living Faith hosts 'Dawn of a New Day'

For the fourth year in a row, Living Faith Tabernacle of Forest Park will host a one-night performance of an original gospel play by local playwright, Annetta T. Swift.

Commission chairman honored for volunteerism

Henry County's commission chairman was recently honored for her volunteer work.

Forest Park girl to appear on 'Nick News'

A 13-year-old Forest Park girl was recently selected to appear on a Nickelodeon show in late September, through the Ladies of Favor Mentoring Program, according to the program's founder.

Eagle's Landing Country Club to host 'Business Expo'

Eagle's Landing Country Club will host its Business Expo 2010 this month, to provide local businesses with opportunities in networking and potential growth.

School officials outline steps for improvement

Clayton County school officials explained that improving the district will take the involvement of everyone, during a recent strategic-plan, community-update meeting.

Locust Grove mayor chosen for roundtable

Locust Grove Mayor Lorene Lindsey is among a group of 11 area leaders who were selected to be members of the Metro Atlanta Transportation Roundtable.

Thanks for the reminder, Glenn

Glenn Beck's remarkable rally on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial was a wake-up call for his beloved America. This nation, he reminded us, is, and has been, since its founding, a nation under God. Failure to recognize our absolute dependence upon God, he said, has put this nation in peril.

A Burning question: Extremists on 9/11

In case you missed some of the lowlights of the 20th Century, one charismatic pastor from Florida is trying to bring them back. Yes, Pastor Terry Jones, of Gainesville, is planning a Koran-burning for the ninth anniversary of 9/11. His church, the ironically named Dove World Outreach Center, plans to show its contempt for the Islamic holy book, a tome the pastor admits he's never read, by using it as fuel for a bonfire.

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Stewart breaks drought and wins EmoryHealth Care 500

The Victory Lane drought is over.

Living Faith hosts 'Dawn of a New Day'

For the fourth year in a row, Living Faith Tabernacle of Forest Park will host a one-night performance of an original gospel play by local playwright, Annetta T. Swift.

Forest Park girl to appear on 'Nick News'

A 13-year-old Forest Park girl was recently selected to appear on a Nickelodeon show in late September, through the Ladies of Favor Mentoring Program, according to the program's founder.

Eagle's Landing Country Club to host 'Business Expo'

Eagle's Landing Country Club will host its Business Expo 2010 this month, to provide local businesses with opportunities in networking and potential growth.

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