News for Monday, February 21, 2011

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Joneboro, Forest Park ride long win streaks into postseason

Jonesboro boys and Forest Park girls basketball teams are the two hottest teams in the Southern Crescent as the state playoffs begin.

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Ralph: 'I am not guilty' of DUI charges

Clayton County Board of Commissioners Vice Chairman Wole Ralph declared on Monday that he was not guilty of several charges -- including driving under the influence -- stemming from a traffic stop that occurred over the weekend in Atlanta.

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College Park announces economic development plan

The Mayor and City Council of College Park recently announced the adoption of a strategic-action plan for economic development, calling the plan the city's most important document to date.

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Clayton weighing Tara Field sale to Henry

Clayton County may be on the verge of selling the little airport it owns, Tara Field, to its neighbor, Henry County.

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Cyclorama art now part of Nash Farm Museum

Nash Farm Battlefield, in Hampton, recently opened a museum which features a miniature replica painting, of the center panel, of Atlanta's historic Cyclorama attraction.

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Middle East riots stir concern in oil market

The unrest in the Middle East has caused concerns in the oil market to escalate, according to Jessica Brady, a spokeswoman for the American Automobile Association's (AAA) Auto Club South.

Budget or card trick? - Mike Reagan

Welcome to three-card monte. That's all the Obama administration's economic program amounts to -- a sleazy con man's card trick.

Why Republicans should support Planned Parenthood - Tina Dupuy

The GOP wants to paint itself as fiscally conservative. In the face of all evidence to the contrary (i.e. George W. Bush skyrocketing the size of government and the unpaid tax cuts bearing his name being championed by his party).

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Senior Night successes as No. 1 Clayton State women roll past Montevallo 91-59

On a night when it honored its departing the seniors, the No. 1-ranked Clayton State Laker women's basketball team remained undefeated on the season with an impressive 91-59 victory over visiting Montevallo in Peach Belt Conference action at the Athletics and Fitness Center.

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Resilient Clayton State men rally past Montevallo 57-52 on Senior Night

One word best described the Clayton State Laker men's basketball team on Saturday night - resilient.

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Clayton State currently 11th after first day at Pirate Invitational

The Clayton State Laker men's golf team is currently 11th overall following the first two rounds on Monday in the Pirate Invitational at Savannah Quarters Country Club.

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Clayton State track and field concludes indoor season at Tiger Tune-Up

The Clayton State Laker men's and women's track and field teams concluded the 2011 indoor season with the solid showing on Saturday in the Tiger Tune-Up at Clemson. The two teams combined for nine Top 10 finishes and one school record.

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Eagle's Landing boys, Drew girls head to state tournament as Region 4-AAA champs

The No. 5-ranked Eagle's Landing Golden Eagles should be riding a wave of confidence right now as they head into the first round of the Class AAA Tournament Saturday night against Howard (15-12).

Organizers kick off second 'Ride with Reid'

Area residents are gearing up for the Second Annual "Ride with Reid to Beat CF," a motorcycle ride fund-raiser to bring awareness to cystic fibrosis.

Ralph: 'I am not guilty' of DUI charges

Bymissioners Vice Chairman Wole Ralph declared on Monday that he was not guilty of several charges — including driving under the influence — stemming from a traffic stop that occurred over the weekend in Atlanta.

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