News for Tuesday, September 7, 2010

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Students get crash course on job-interviewing

Eighteen-year-old Shari Aluc participated in an interview, Tuesday, quietly expressing her interests and professional qualities, as prompted by her interviewer.

NSP program surpasses $9.7 million spending goal

In April of 2009, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) granted the Clayton County Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) $9.7 million, in federal stimulus funds, to purchase, rehabilitate, and resell foreclosed homes within an 18-month time span.

County Animal Control to offer spaying/neutering

A Surgical Utility Vehicle (SUV) will be available at the Clayton County Animal Control Shelter on Thursday, Sept. 9, and Friday, Sept. 10, according to a media advisory released by the Clayton County Police Department.

Man found dead in Stockbridge home

Police are investigating the death of a Stockbridge man, whose body was reportedly found in his home.

Team Jesus Ministries makes impression at jail

As twilight enveloped the world outside, ministers Tim Ashley, Anson Kilgo, Donna Crumbley and Luke Edmondson, began their long walk down the dusky hallway of the jail.

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FAA facility serves Hartsfield-Jackson

More than 30 radar scopes can be seen inside a large, dark room, where air traffic controllers are in communication with pilots flying aircraft within a 40-mile radius of the world's busiest airport.

Clayton Schools offer community education classes

Clayton County Public Schools is set to begin offering free community classes, aimed mainly at the parents of Clayton County students, but open to other adults as well. The classes, which are scheduled to begin next month, are designed to help adults be better parents, while also teaching life skills, that can help parents improve their own lives.

Clayton State dean to be honored

When Clayton State University College of Health Dean Dr. Lisa Eichelberger, 57, graduated with a doctorate in nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing in the mid 1980s, UAB was one of only seven schools in the country to offer such a program, she said.

Clayton Schools offer community education classes

Clayton County Public Schools is set to begin offering free community classes, aimed mainly at the parents of Clayton County students, but open to other adults as well. The classes, which are scheduled to begin next month, are designed to help adults be better parents, while also teaching life skills, that can help parents improve their own lives.

When instant savings lead to instant theft - Jill Cataldo

Last week we discussed why it's wrong to use a coupon on a different item than a manufacturer intended. This week, we hear from a manufacturer's representative who witnesses a different kind of coupon-usage problem.

Smile Index - Peter Funt

So, how was your summer?

The Big C squared - Martha Carr

Cancer is a very annoying disease, especially when repeated. I recently had more skin removed after a suspicion of approaching melanoma on my face and basal cell on my right arm. That's a third and fourth time, for anyone who's keeping score. Stitches start to come out in another day.

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