News for Tuesday, January 18, 2011

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Fourth-quarter rally lifts Mundy's Mill to 47-43 win

North Clayton's first game in 10 days sort of resembled the last game it played before inclement weather forced the cancellation of three games.

Warhawks look crisp in win

Henry County senior Larrentis Thomas took the ball from the top of the key and dribbled the ball into the lane, saw Eagle's Landing defenders collapse on him and flipped a pass out to Phillip Staples in the corner. Staples sunk a three-pointer, igniting the home crowd.

Wildcats claw their way to victory over Morrow

The Lovejoy Wildcats may have come into Tuesday night's showdown against rival Morrow ranked fourth in the latest Class AAAA State rankings. But Lovejoy had to scratch and claw every bit for a hard-fought 47-43 victory over the visiting Mustangs. LoveJoy improves to 14-2 overall and a perfect 10-0 in Region 4-AAAA play, while Morrow drops to 5-10 and 1-8 in region play.

Cardinals cruise to 57-40 victory over Bulldogs

In a game between two teams coming off one-point losses in the previous game, it was the Jonesboro Cardinals who emerged victorious with a 57-40 win at home over Tri-Cities on Tuesday night.

Brown sparks Bulldogs in OT for split with Woodland

Rodney Brown provided the needed spark for the Dutchtown Bulldogs in the last minute of overtime, and the Bulldogs got past the Woodland Wolfpack 58-53 in Region 3A-AAAA Henry county hoops action

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Police arrest man in burning of woman

Clayton County Police have arrested a College Park man who allegedly set his female roommate on fire, resulting in third degree burns, on more than 50 percent of her body.

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BOC ousts Alita Knox from housing authority

The Clayton County Board of Commissioners narrowly removed -- by a 3-2 vote -- a member of the county's housing authority board of commissioners, on Tuesday, five months after she raised questions about a county commissioner's use of housing authority funds and facilities.

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Morrow City Council approves hearing ordinance

The Morrow City Council approved a new ordinance that sets up a process for the body to oust one of its members. The measure was approved, Tuesday, by a 3-0 vote.

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Cargoitalia to begin scheduled services at airport

Another international carrier can be added to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport's list of cargo haulers.

Datebook - Jan. 19, 2011

Martin Luther King, Jr., commemorative event Thursday

Couponers: A threat to the U.S. economy? - Jill Cataldo

Most of my reader mail is positive, but I also receive comments from readers who aren't completely on board with the whole idea of coupon shopping. Occasionally, the questions that show up in my inbox surprise me. Here's one.

Air raid - Peter Funt

During a recent radio interview, I was asked why it is that conservative broadcasters are so much more successful than their progressive, or liberal, counterparts.

A responsible democracy in America - Martha Carr

U.S. District Judge John M. Roll, 63, was one of six people who have died as a result of the recent shooting at a Tucson, Ariz., Safeway grocery store. Fourteen others were wounded.

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Local officials: 'Taste of Clayton' is back

Local residents are being invited by officials from Historical Jonesboro/Clayton County, Inc., the City of Jonesboro, and the Clayton County Convention and Visitors Bureau, to try a new "Taste" of the county this spring.

Gravelle, Jerry Lee

Gravelle, Jerry Lee Age: 77

Local officials: 'Taste of Clayton' is back

Local residents are being invited officials from Historical Jonesboro/Clayton County, Inc., the City of Jonesboro, and the Clayton County Convention and Visitors Bureau, to try a new "Taste" of the county this spring.

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