News for Thursday, June 16, 2011


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Former emissions inspector sent to prison

A former licensed emission inspector, working out of a College Park shop, was sentenced to two years in prison for violating the federal Clean Air Act.

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Arts Clayton hosting exhibits on photography, the present

Luther Vandross once proclaimed "here and now, I promise to love faithfully."

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Officials break ground on new juvenile center

Justice for juveniles in Clayton County has come a long way since its 1955 inception, when there was a part-time judge and two local women who looked after deprived kids.

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Community celebrates healthy marriages, families

The Clayton County Marriage and Family Initiative, Inc., held its annual "Marriage & Family Day," on Thursday evening, and Larry Criss and his family were sitting on their lawn chairs, enjoying the festivities.

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Faith Notes - June 17, 2011

Shiloh Baptist to celebrate Pastor White's anniversary

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Women respond as suspected Peeping Tom victims

Hampton Police said four women have come forward, as of Thursday, to report their suspicions that they may have been recorded by a man police arrested as a Peeping Tom.

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Three treated after car flips at Clayton State

Three people were taken to a Riverdale hospital after a collision Thursday morning at Clayton State University that ended with a car flipped upside down.

Doing the last-minute, travel-change shuffle - Curt Yeomans

So it turns out, I am going to be flying back from my upcoming trip to New England after all.

A Father of Faith - Ronda Rich

Whenever I, or anyone else, think of Daddy, it is his faith that defined him over and above all else. The man and his faith were inseparable. To know his faith, was to know him. To know him, was to come face-to-face with a bullet-proof faith.

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Hull holds off Rayhall for division win

The last two weeks, Taylor Hull has been a part of wins at the Thursday Thunder racing series at Atlanta Motor Speedway.Last week, he watched as AMS president Ed Clark won in the Masters division. Hull, 28, works at AMS where he works on Clark's Legend car.

Thursday Thunder Week 3 Race Results

Atlanta Motor Speedway's Thursday Thunder featured a trio of racers who after the third week of short-track racing action are undefeated in their respective classes: Parker Barnes in the Morley Company Outlaws division, Joshua Hicks in the Papa John's Pizza Bandits division and Skip Nichols in the Thunder Roadsters.

Eubanks, Richard Gerald II

Age: 40

Inmates taught parenting skills from jail

Throughout the country, relatives, organizations and churches work to fill the parenting voids left incarcerated parents, mostly fathers, but a program at the Henry County Jail is enabling male inmates to assume their parenting role, even from behind bars.

'Crepe Murder'

A second front has opened in the so-called "second battle of Jonesboro," otherwise known as the fight over whether railroad operator, Norfolk Southern, will get a chance to cut down several trees along its rail line in Clayton County.