News for Monday, January 31, 2011


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Chamber's Night of Honors

It was a night to remember for some local business owners and members of the community, as the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce held its 57th Annual Banquet & Awards Presentation at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel Atlanta Airport, in College Park.

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Jonesboro storm drain to get overhaul

Leaders in the City of Jonesboro have announced that they are moving to do a little old-fashioned ditch-digging, of sorts, to clean up an overgrown storm drain on the eastern side of the city, that has a reputation for clogging up, and overflowing.

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CSU moves annual 'Freedom Run' to Feb. 12

For the first time in six years, Clayton State University is going to have a road race as part of its annual "Homecoming" celebration, officials at the university announced on Monday.

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We're moving to new digs on Facebook

The staffs of the Henry Daily Herald and Clayton News Daily have enjoyed, and benefited from, the interaction -- the news tips, ideas, comments, suggestions and questions -- with the papers' "friends" on Facebook.

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Foundation hosts ball to support fire victims

The Heart-Burn Foundation is hosting its Fourth Annual Sweetheart's Ball Fund-raiser, this month, for families who are in need of recovery services in the aftermath of a fire.

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Baby Grand for sale at Salvation Army

As the constant stream of patrons trickled into the store, most customers noticed the large piece standing out from the rest of the store's offerings.

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T&T Meats offers 'no chemicals in any product'

Customer service, and a desire to carry on a family legacy, are among the hallmarks of a local butcher's shop.

Platitudes, platitudes, platitudes - Mike Reagan

President Obama's State of the Union address said more about the state of his approach to governing than it did about the present condition of this nation under his governance.

Government workers the new illegal aliens - Tina Dupuy

Did you know the government can't create jobs? Nearly two years ago on CNN, former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele said, "Not in the history of mankind has the government ever created jobs." And then, "Trust me."

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Future, present look bright for Drew

Drew girls coach Candence Jackson has good reason to be excited about the future of the first-year varsity program. In its second year of as a school, but first on the varsity competition level, Drew will not have its first graduating class until next school year.

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It's official: Dutchtown has rebounded

As Dutchtown boys' basketball team began the season 0-6, much of the Bulldogs' struggles were easily explained.

Bullldogs show their love for Dan Magill--By Furman Bisher

The University of Georgia and a few hundred others, Bulldogs and otherwise, put on a birthday fling for Dan Magill the other night on his 90th, in Athens, of course. At the Classic Center, and the joint was ajar with the sounds of jollity, admiration, comedy, jokes and lies.

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It's official: Dutchtown has rebounded

From Staff Reports