News for Thursday, February 10, 2011


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Still more to play for at CSU-Doug Gorman Column

It's no longer a secret.

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CSU women knock off No.1-ranked Lander

The No. 2-ranked Clayton State University women's basketball team might just be the best NCAA Division II team in the country.

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CSU to begin offering philosophy degree

Clayton State University students can now earn undergraduate degrees in the teachings of philosophers from across the ages, ranging from Socrates and Plato, to Rene Descartes and John Locke.

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Victims identified in fatal Riverdale fire

Riverdale police have released the identities of the victims in the Chateau Forest Apartments fire, which occurred last week in Riverdale.

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'Drumline' program teaches skills, productive living

Children at McDonough's Shiloh Baptist Church are taking advantage of an opportunity to develop skills in music, by playing drums. Instructors hope they can help them in other areas of life, too.

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Loper new Henry Development Authority chairman

The new chairman of the Henry County Development Authority Board of Directors, said she hopes to bring new businesses to the county, and to improve educational opportunities in the area.

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Clayton State men hang on for 73-71 nail-biter over visiting Lander

Needing a victory in the worst way possible, the Clayton State men's basketball fought tooth-and-nail on Thursday night for a big 73-71 Peach Belt Conference victory over visiting Lander at the Athletics and Fitness Center.

Where have all the armrests gone? - Curt Yeomans

Delta Air Lines made headlines this week with news about several upcoming changes to its flights.

Mamas and their babies - Ronda Rich

One morning when I went for a run, the good Lord blessed me with such a joy, though simple it was.

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Coaches: Region 4-AAAA tournament wide open

Lovejoy has spent the majority of the season ranked in the coaches' poll.

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Can anybody challenge Forest Park in region tourney?

They have taken their blows, but no one has been able to take them down.

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Too much of a good thing in 4-AAA

If the regular season Region 4-AAA schedule revealed anything, it was that the region consisted of an impressive group of quality teams. The only problem? Too many teams to fit into the state playoffs.

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FAITH NOTES 2-11-11Greater Works Baptist Church celebrates fourth year

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Clayton, Lander in women's tussle for top spot

The Clayton State women's basketball team has been to a Final Four.

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CSU men look to end losing streak

The Clayton State men's basketball team enters tonight's game desperately needing a win.

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Man killed in Riverdale house fire

Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services officials were investigating a fatal fire, that happened at a Riverdale home, on Wednesday.

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Southern Crescent Chorale coming to Spivey Hall

The Southern Crescent Chorale will spend the afternoon of Sunday, Feb. 27 performing a "mass" at Clayton State University's Spivey Hall concert facility.

New IRS app gives taxpayers helpful tool

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently revealed its first smartphone application for iPhone and Android users.

Piedmont touts experience with hospital affiliations

A leader at one of two candidates for an affiliation with Henry Medical Center (HMC), said changes in health care nationally, could translate into benefits for local patients.

Battling the elements provides excitement at games

They can be houses of horror for their opponents. A big, raucous student section can give the home team a homecourt advantage.

Tuskegee Airmen reaching out to local youths

A piece of American history will be on display this weekend, as a pair of war heroes use their experiences to reach out to young people.

Students raise big bucks for cancer research

Lee Street Elementary School students recently raised enough money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's "Pennies for Patients" program to fund more than a week's worth of research on blood cancers, according to an official with the society.

Man found guilty in Little Caesars murder

A Clayton County Superior Court jury found a 24-year-old man guilty on charges of murder, aggravated assault, and weapon possession during the commission of a crime, in the 2009 slaying of Brian Patterson at a Little Caesars Pizza restaurant, in Morrow.

Wood, Dorothy

Wood, Dorothy Age: 83