News for Monday, January 3, 2011

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MIDSEASON REPORT

The 2010 portion of this basketball season has passed. As teams prepare for the second part of the season and the stretch run to their respective region tournaments, staff writers Brian Paglia and Derrick Mahone take a look at what happened over the first two months.

Late second-half spark keeps CSU women perfect

The Clayton State women's basketball team started 2011 much like they ended 2010 -- with a win.

Clayton State rolls to victory over Tennessee Temple

The Clayton State men's basketball team tuned up for Saturday's Peach Belt Conference showdown at Georgia College with an 86-68 victory against Tennessee Temple Monday afternoon inside the Athletics and Fitness Center.

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Lovejoy baseball, softball complex to hold opening

There is a room, with a queen-sized bed inside the office of a former Major League Baseball player. It is there as a place of respite, rest, and solitude for David Elder.

Clayton Police investigate deadly triple shooting

At least one person is dead following a triple shooting at a Morrow apartment complex late Monday night, according to a Clayton County Police spokesman.

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Jonesboro City Council OKs 2011 budget

The Jonesboro City Council approved its 2011 budget on Monday, but an outcry from residents over a planned property-tax increase means the battle may just be starting.

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Appliance Rebate Program waiting list still open

Georgians seeking to replace their existing appliances with higher-efficiency, ENERGY STAR models, may still be able to benefit from Phase II of the state's Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program.

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Henry Medical Center's first born of 2011

Two days before she gave birth to Henry Medical Center's first baby of 2011, Kadreka Jenkins, of Jonesboro, filled up on a meal of steak and potatoes.

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Stray bullet lands in Riverdale home

Clayton County police are investigating a stray bullet that entered the home of a Riverdale family and created a softball-sized hole in a window.

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Investigation continues in deadly Stockbridge home invasion

Henry County Police have charged a 15-year-old boy for his alleged involvement in a home invasion, and armed-robbery attempt, on New Year's Eve.

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Local groups to host MLK celebration

For more than a decade, the Committee for the Clayton County Martin Luther King Parade has joined forces with local civic groups, churches and businesses to celebrate the legacy of civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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21 nabbed in safe holiday driving operation

The Clayton County Police Department arrested 21 people, and cited 67 violators this past New Year's weekend, in what police call Operation "Safe Travel." It targeted drunk driving, traffic violations, and illegal alcohol sales.

Uncle Sam: Hands off the Internet! - Mike Reagan

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wants to get its grasping hands around the throat of the Internet, the international town hall where Americans have been free to express their opinions without Big Brother's permission or interference.

Satire is very serious - Tina Dupuy

People understand comedy like they understand electricity. They utilize it, enjoy it, know it comes from somewhere - but fundamentally don't know much about it.

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Henry Medical Center's first born of 2011

Two days before she gave birth to Henry Medical Center's first baof 2011, Kadreka Jenkins, of Jonesboro, filled up on a meal of steak and potatoes.

Hardy, Hazel

Hardy, Hazel Age: 95

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