News for Tuesday, July 5, 2011


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HMC honored for marketing campaigns

On the heels of new developments at Henry Medical Center (HMC), the hospital is celebrating a milestone for its ability to keep the public informed about its services.

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Youth on a Mission for Jesus Christ

A group of young people recently volunteered their time and energy, to help make downtown Hampton more beautiful.

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Police search for alleged shooter

Clayton County police are looking for a man wanted in connection with the shooting of his former girlfriend, in College Park.

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Missing boater's body found

An avid boater and fisherman with a season pass to Clayton County's reservoirs apparently drowned Tuesday while loading his boat onto his trailer, police said.

Cardell, Little Madelyn Sue

Funeral Home: Sherrell Funeral Home

BOC weighing county manager position - again

The debate about whether Clayton County needs an un-elected county administrator to run its affairs has begun anew, with a proposed ordinance that would set the wheels in motion to create a county manager position.

Roth adds two more national titles

Eagle's Landing rising sophomore Bailey Roth continues to add to his impressive running resume this summer.


Several students from Henry County were awarded scholarships to attend Gordon College. The David Bishop Scholarship recipients: are Jarvis Stephens and Sarah Starr.

The 'Big Three' bonus offers couponers love - Jill Cataldo

Single-product promotions

Celebrating two kinds of freedom - Jason A. Smith

Many of us have been hearing a lot, in recent days, about one word: "freedom."

Jury selection continues in murder retrial

Jury selection will continue today in the retrial of a man accused of killing a Jonesboro woman and setting her house on fire to cover up the crime.

A slump is a slump; this is a disaster

This is a slump that has acquired it's own name — an Uggla. But we shall not dwell upon the unfortunately barren season being endured the Braves' 62-million-dollar second baseman, but rather just how cleverly it has been applied to their pennant thrust their new manager.

Summer pro-wrestling returns to Southern Crescent

For those who missed the action last fall, professional wrestling is returning to the Southern Crescent.

Obscene video violence - Peter Funt

The rejection the U.S. Supreme Court of California's video game law was a welcome victory for free speech, but a frustrating defeat for the protection of young people.

Congressman deserves thanks - G.P. “Bud” Peterson

Congressman deserves thanks

Local gymnast makes performance debut

Locust Grove resident Collin Pennell managed to keep his nerves in check as he contorted and flipped across the lighted stage.