News for Tuesday, February 1, 2011

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No school too far for top talent

Henry County coach Mike Rozier has seen both sides. He's seen former Warhawks wide receiver Jamal-Rashad Patterson leave home for a college football opportunity

'Out-hustled' North Clayton gets fourth-quarter comeback win

With Tri-Cities applying several junk defenses to Eagles standout forward Marcus Hunt, the coaching staff needed other players to step up and score.

Different look, better result for E. Landing

Almost two months ago, Drew gave Eagle's Landing a loss that transformed the Golden Eagles' season, a loss that prompted personnel moves that brought Eagle's Landing closer to its full potential.

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BOC accepts seized vehicles for sheriff's office

Two vehicles seized in a drug raid will now be used to help nab criminals.

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Bodies of man, woman discovered following Riverdale fire

Riverdale police are investigating the deaths of two people, whose bodies were found at the site of an apartment fire, which broke out early Tuesday morning at the Chateau Forest Apartments complex, according to the city's police chief.

Clayton State to hold 'Google Interactive Workshop'

The Clayton State University School of Business, in partnership with the Georgia Small Business Development Center, will host a "Google Interactive Workshop," on Wednesday, Feb. 2, from 4 p.m., to 7 p.m., in the Clayton State Student Activity Center, at Clayton State University, 2000 Clayton State Blvd., Morrow.

Bulldogs take down Tigers 74-68

Mount Zion managed to hold off a late comeback by Mundy's Mill to escape with a 74-68 victory at home Tuesday night.

Is there a stigma to using coupons? - Jill Cataldo

Last week, we took a look at the demographics of a typical coupon user. Did you know that the heaviest users of coupons make more than $70,000 per year?

The Bachmann Express - Peter Funt

Michele Bachmann for president. There's a bumper sticker that should definitely make the Obama team feel more confident about retaining the White House in 2012.

A thank-you note from me and my little girl - Jason A. Smith

I've wanted to write this column for a while.

A circle of friends - Martha Carr

There are two primary ways to make friends in this world. The first is to try to quickly discern what this bright, new shiny person wants out of a friend, and hand it to them.

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Foundation hosts ball to support fire victims

The Heart-Burn Foundation is hosting its Fourth Annual Sweetheart's Ball Fund-raiser, this month, for families who are in need of recovery services in the aftermath of a fire.

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Baby Grand for sale at Salvation Army

As the constant stream of patrons trickled into the store, most customers noticed the large piece standing out from the rest of the store's offerings.

Five weekend fires in Henry

The Henry County Fire Department responded to five separate fires over the weekend, two involving residential dwellings, two involving outdoor burnings, and one involving a car, according to Interim Fire Chief Bill Lacy.

Platitudes, platitudes, platitudes - Mike Reagan

President Obama's State of the Union address said more about the state of his approach to governing than it did about the present condition of this nation under his governance.

Jenkins, Sterling

Jenkins, Sterling Age: 63

Jonesboro storm drain to get overhaul

Leaders in the City of Jonesboro have announced that they are moving to do a little old-fashioned ditch-digging, of sorts, to clean up an overgrown storm drain on the eastern side of the city, that has a reputation for clogging up, and overflowing.

Chamber's Night of Honors

It was a night to remember for some local business owners and members of the community, as the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce held its 57th Annual Banquet & Awards Presentation at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel Atlanta Airport, in College Park.

Boykin, Charlotte L.

Boykin, Charlotte L. Age: 50

CSU moves annual 'Freedom Run' to Feb. 12

For the first time in six years, Clayton State University is going to have a road race as part of its annual "Homecoming" celebration, officials at the university announced on Monday.

Government workers the new illegal aliens - Tina Dupuy

Did you know the government can't create jobs? Nearly two years ago on CNN, former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele said, "Not in the history of mankind has the government ever created jobs." And then, "Trust me."

We're moving to new digs on Facebook

The staffs of the Henry Daily Herald and Clayton News Daily have enjoyed, and benefited from, the interaction –– the news tips, ideas, comments, suggestions and questions –– with the papers' "friends" on Facebook.

Brown, Jack L.

Brown, Jack L. Age: 70