News for Tuesday, December 27, 2011

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Two sought in Auto Zone robbery

Two unidentified men are suspected in a recent armed robbery at an automotive parts store.

School Notebook - December 28, 2011

Storytime back in session at Lovejoy Library

Clayton State set for annual MLK celebration

“His Dream, Your Vision” is the theme of the 2012 Martin Luther King Jr., celebration at Clayton State University.

Morrow to consider regulations for Internet cafes

Move would ban gambling at restaurants

The Morrow City Council is expected to weigh regulations on Internet Cafes that would bar “Lady Luck” from entering the city — at least through computers at restaurants.

Judge orders BOC, tax commissioner mediation

Written decision calls political squabbling ‘disappointing’

A Clayton County Superior Court judge has ordered the county commission, and Tax Commissioner Terry Baskin, to sit down and talk out their differences, rather than waging a political power struggle through the court system.

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Hough named top AAAA defender

Jermaine Hough, who helped lead Lovejoy’s top-rated defense, was named the Class AAAA Defensive Player of the Year by the Georgia Sportswriters Association (GSWA).

Sons of Confederate Veterans release audio book

The book is being offered, free of charge to the public, as an immediate MP3 download, with a compact-disc version to be available to the public in the near future.

Kayak gift bolsters Henry’s Special Olympics Program

The kayaking team would be part of many offerings the Henry County’s Parks and Recreation Department provides to county residents with special needs.

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COUPON QUEEN: Etiquette for couponers

Jill Cataldo saves hundreds on groceries by making the most of the common coupon. You can, too.

How to fix the debates — Peter Funt

The last debate on CNN lost about 2 million viewers from CBS's broadcast a couple weeks earlier, so producers keep looking for ways to boost ratings, while concerned voters keep hoping for an approach that provides more insight into the candidates and their views.

America's strength is found in her families — Susan Brown

Family is a lot like praline candy — extremely sweet with a few nuts. No matter how crazy some of them make us feel or how crazy we make them feel, when it is all said and done, our family remains the most basic source of strength for our country.

Clayton State set for annual MLK celebration

“His Dream, Your Vision” is the theme of the 2012 Martin Luther King Jr., celebration at Clayton State University.

Morrow to consider regulations for Internet cafes

The Morrow City Council is expected to weigh regulations on Internet Cafes that would bar “Lady Luck” from entering the city — at least through computers at restaurants.

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Two sought in Auto Zone robbery

Two unidentified men are suspected in a recent armed robbery at an automotive parts store.

Kayak gift bolsters Henry's Special Olympics Program

Officials in Henry County’s Parks and Recreation Department hope to expand the agency’s Therapeutic Recreation Division, by launching a Special Olympic Kayaking Team.

How to fix the debates - Peter Funt

Installments of the GOP presidential debates are coming faster than episodes of "The Real Housewives," and millions of Americans continue to tune in.

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COUPON QUEEN: Etiquette for couponers

Are you a shelf-sweeper? I’ve received several e-mails from miffed readers about shelf-clearing, stores running out of stock, and rude shopper behaviors in supermarket aisles.

Average gas prices remain relatively steady

The average price consumers are paying at the pump for regular unleaded gas has remained relatively steady over the last couple of weeks, according to a spokeswoman for AAA’s The Auto Club Group.

Sons of Confederate Veterans release audio book

A statewide organization has released new literature dedicated to remembering the Civil War.

America's strength is found in her families - Susan Brown

I write this final column for 2011 during a momentary and much-needed reprieve from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season.

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