News for Thursday, December 15, 2011

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2 Harper elementary students found with marijuana

A spokesperson for the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that deputies have launched an investigation into an incident at Harper Elementary School, after two students there were discovered to have a small amount of marijuana in their possession.

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Clayton DA files to revoke Lampl's bond

Clayton County District Attorney Tracy Graham Lawson filed a motion, Thursday, to revoke former Morrow City Manager John Lampl's bond, alleging that he intimidated, and tried to influence, witnesses in the state's case against him.

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Lawrence, Mrs. Edith Olivia

Mrs. Edith Olivia Lawrence, 70, of Riverdale, passed away peacefully in her sleep at Christian Ministries Hospice on Dec. 15, 2011.

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Cookbook features recipes of AMS employees

Many of the same people who know how to work on motors, race cars, and spruce up their vehicles, now are offering cooking tips.

Hartsfield-Jackson’s passenger traffic increased in October

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s traffic was 2.37 percent higher in October than the year before, said spokeswoman Katena Carvajales. Traveler foot-traffic rose from 7.86 million in 2010, to 8.04 million this year, she said, citing recently released statistics.

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Do your best to protect your identity — Curt Yeomans

One of the biggest fears I had before I went on a European trip in 2009 was how I could protect myself from being the victim of a pickpocket.

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Claudette is depressed — Ronda Rich

I guess it had been more than a year that I had been thinking I wasn’t as funny as I used to be. When you make your living with witty observations and entertaining stories, this isn’t an asset you want to lose.

Georgia's unemployment rate falls to 9.9 percent

Georgia's unemployment rate has fallen sharply to 9.9 percent in November, the largest one-month decline in 34 years.

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Hearing scheduled for school board’s Garrett

Accused of downloading pornography

A hearing date has been set for Clayton County Board of Education Member Trinia Garrett, who stands accused of downloading pornography from more than 60 web sites onto a computer assigned to her by the school district.

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Anti-foreclosure initiative to stretch to Henry County

The screeching sound of a power saw echoed throughout the neighborhood, as people moved in and out of a house on Briarbay Drive, in Jonesboro. Students of the Prevention Plus Inc., Forest Park Street School, were there to work on the lawn, roof and other parts of the home.

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Clayton State pull 2-OT upset after remarkable reprieve

When you catch a break the size of the one Clayton State’s men’s basketball team caught Wednesday night, you don’t let it slip through your fingers — even if it takes two overtimes to wrestle it under control.

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Clayton State hangs on for win in conference opener

Clayton State coach Dennis Cox wasn’t pleased with the process, but he was certainly happy with the outcome.

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Hearing scheduled for school board's Garrett

A hearing date has been set for Clayton County Board of Education Member Trinia Garrett, who stands accused of downloading pornography from more than 60 web sites onto a computer assigned to her by the school district.

2 Harper elementary students found with marijuana

A spokesperson for the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that deputies have launched an investigation into an incident at Harper Elementary School, after two students there were discovered to have a small amount of marijuana in their possession.

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Claudette is depressed - Ronda Rich

I guess it had been more than a year that I had been thinking I wasn’t as funny as I used to be.

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Do your best to protect your identity - Curt Yeomans

One of the biggest fears I had before I went on a European trip in 2009 was how I could protect myself from being the victim of a pickpocket.

Hartsfield-Jackson's passenger traffic increased in October

The world’s busiest airport recently announced it has experienced another increase in passenger traffic.

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Clayton State pull 2-OT upset after remarkable reprieve

When you catch a break the size of the one Clayton State’s men’s basketball team caught Wednesday night, you don’t let it slip through your fingers — even if it takes two overtimes to wrestle it under control.

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Clayton State hangs on for win in conference opener

Clayton State coach Dennis Cox wasn’t pleased with the process, but he was certainly happy with the outcome.

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