News for Monday, January 24, 2011

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Sam's Club donates to local agencies

Public safety agencies and an animal-rescue organization in Clayton County are benefiting from a local business' desire to help the community in which it operates.

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Clayton Schools weighing charter system status

Clayton County school officials are trying to decide if they should convert the school district into either, an Investing in Educational Excellence [IE2] district, or a charter school system.

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Company to close Southlake Mall store

A national retailer, JCPenney, is pulling out of its Southlake Mall location, along with five other JCPenney locations in the eastern half of the country.

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AAA: Refinance auto loans for lower interest rates

Many consumers may now be able to free themselves of high interest rates on their automobile loans, according to a spokesperson for the American Automobile Association (AAA) Auto Club South.

Big Game Hunt(er)

North Clayton sophomore Devin Lewis didn't hesitate or have to ponder the question, he just rolled off an answer.

Seniors lead Tigers to region win

As Drew held a double-digit lead early in the second quarter, Titans coach Jarrod Davis watched Stockbridge senior Dante Campbell display the missing ingredient in Davis' team.

Campbell named to Georgia Dugout Club Hall of Fame

DUNWOODY-- The resume speaks for itself.

Ortiz remains perfect at Wildcat Rumble

Lovejoy 140-pounder Giovanni Ortiz maintained his perfect record this season with a first-place finish at the Wildcat Rumble, hosted by Lovejoy on Saturday, defeating Redan's Jason Brown in the finals.

No. 3 Clayton State women continue to roll, routing Columbus State 76-59

Playing its second game in three days, the Clayton State Laker women's basketball team remained undefeated on the 2010-11 season on Monday with an impressive 76-59 Peach Belt Conference victory over in-state rival Columbus State at the Athletics and Fitness Center.

Clayton State men rebound with 66-47 defensive gem over rival Columbus State

The Clayton State Laker men's basketball team recovered successfully from Saturday's heartbreaking overtime defeat against North Georgia on Saturday with an impressive 66-47 Peach Belt Conference triumph over visiting in-state rival Columbus State on Monday at the Athletics and Fitness Center.

Feed My People launches fitness program

Feed My People, Inc., a Stockbridge-based, non-profit community service agency, has launched a health and wellness program, aimed at fighting obesity.

Has The American Dream drifted north? - Tina Dupuy

Imagine a handsome young family, complete with kids, living in a stylish two-story home in a quiet neighborhood.

Ronald Reagan -- Our first black president? - Mike Reagan

Who was the first black president?

Cann, Robert "Bob" Earl

Cann, Robert "Bob" Earl Age: 76

Poore, Benjamin Franklin

Poore, Benjamin Franklin Age: 80

Talbert, Mary

Talbert, Mary Age: 91

Fincher, Bonnie Collins

Fincher, Bonnie Collins Age: 68

Bedsole, Mary Frances

Bedsole, Mary Frances Age: 81

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