News for Thursday, July 21, 2011

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Teenager captured after deputy shot, killed

A teenager wanted in the killing of a Clayton County sheriff's deputy was captured about 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, after a massive manhunt in the East Fayetteville Road area of Riverdale.

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College Park considering development projects

The City of College Park seems to know its development potential and is taking small steps to reach its goals.

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Chick-fil-A's annual school-supplies drive under way

For the fourth year in a row, Chick-fil-A and Truett's Grill restaurants are sponsoring a back-to-school, school-supplies drive to benefit Clayton County children.

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School's back in session for Elite Scholars

Clayton County Board of Education members Alieka Anderson and Ophilia Burroughs were among those who welcomed students back to class at Elite Scholars Academy, Monday morning.

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Local officials turn out for neighborhood watch meeting

Nearly a dozen elected officials and law enforcement representatives showed up to speak to members of the Duck Pond Neighborhood Watch group in Jonesboro last Saturday, according to a spokesperson for the group.

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Datebook 7-21-11

'First Ladies Charity Brunch' in Hampton

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Officials emphasize ethical conduct for educators

As news reports of testing scandals and educator misconduct persist, a new crop of Henry County Schools educators is getting a head start with a crash course on ethics.

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Martial arts students bring home the gold

Students attending the Roper School of Martial Arts, in Jonesboro, were all smiles Thursday morning, as they proudly wore gold medals around their necks.

The cost of success - Martha Carr

Rupert Murdoch's media empire, News Corporation, which includes American TV's Fox News, is extensive to the point of being global, and is coming unraveled.

Patriotic purchasing - Peter Funt

Is it unpatriotic for Americans to buy foreign-made products?

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School's back in session for Elite Scholars

Clayton County Board of Education members Alieka Anderson and Ophilia Burroughs were among those who welcomed students back to class at Elite Scholars Academy, Monday morning.

Beaver, Brittaney

Age: 17

Hinton, Zack Berry

Age: 78

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Chick-fil-A's annual school-supplies drive under way

For the fourth year in a row, Chick-fil-A and Truett's Grill restaurants are sponsoring a back-to-school, school-supplies drive to benefit Clayton County children.

Local team with dual identities to play for IWFL title

The first team to play on Tara Stadium's new artificial turf is made up of doctors, accountants and schoolteachers who become running backs, linebackers and safeties — and more — once they hit the ladies' locker room.

Sam's Club to bring 'Knucksie' to McDonough

An Atlanta Braves baseball legend is coming to Henry County, as part of a local retail store's efforts to show gratitude to its customers.

Barnes gets seventh win of season at AMS

Parker Barnes didn't need much motivation coming into his race Thursday at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Bearcats clawing their way through roller coaster season

Spectacular season? Not so far.

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