News for Thursday, March 24, 2011

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Youngsters get their spelling on at headquarters library

On its own, the word "stack" is worth only 11 points, but the addition of "-ed" at the end (to become "stacked") increases the value to 14 points.

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Clayton prepares to build new Riverdale Elementary

Clayton County Public Schools may be only a couple of months away from breaking ground on a facility that will, upon completion, serve as the district's new Riverdale Elementary School, according to a school system official.

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Clayton County web site receives national recognition

Clayton County's government web site, www.claytoncountyga.gov, recently received an A plus rating for the second consecutive year, said a spokeswoman for the Clayton County Board of Commissioners.

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Jazz vocalist to make Spivey Hall debut

Jazz artist Rene Marie will perform songs from her forthcoming CD release titled "Voice of My Beautiful Country" this weekend, said a spokesman for Clayton State University.

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Two charged for alleged meth trafficking

Two men were arrested Wednesday after allegedly selling methamphetamine to undercover agents at a Stockbridge gas station.

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Ola plays host to scholastic tournaments

Ola High School's Social Studies Department Chair, Jeff Burn, is expecting to have a good turnout at the 2011 Georgia Academic Team Association (GATA) Varsity Tournament.

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'Cut-A-Thon' for troops in Afghanistan

Darlene Rutledge knows, first-hand, the value of efforts like the "Cut-A-Thon" scheduled Saturday, at Studio Red in McDonough.

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Light of The World Christian Tabernacle International offers NACA workshop

Midway Missionary Baptist Church, 2280 Godby Road, College Park, with the Reverend Edward S. Reynolds, Pastor, and Reverend Judge Penny Brown Reynolds, First Lady, will celebrate its Annual Women's Day Worship Service on Sunday, March 27, beginning at 10 a.m. The Guest preacher will be Elder Junkena Winston, First Lady of Greater Works Assembly International, Atlanta, Ga., where Reverend Darryl Winston is pastor.

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2010-11 All-Southern Crescent team

These players were recognized by the Clayton News Daily/ Henry Daily Herald for their accomplishments on the basketball court.

Places to keep OFF your travel bucket list - Curt Yeomans

God, I love a bookstore when it is holding a going-out-of-business sale.

Facing off with Facebook - Ronda Rich

It wasn't my idea. In fact, I was so opposed to it that I had to be forced into doing it. I'm still not a happy participant.

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Ashlee Cole - Forest Park-Named Clayton County girls Player of the Year

Ashlee Cole has been named the Clayton County Girls Player of the Year

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Marcus Hunt - North Clayton- Named Clayton County Boys Player of the Year

Marcus Hunt earned Clayton County Boys Player of the Year honors.

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Clayton State to battle Michigan Tech for NCAA Division II title

Through 35 games, the Clayton State women's basketball team has rolled over most of the squads that tried to get in the way.

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Clayton State simply the right pick

Every year since I was about 14, I have filled out an NCAA men's tournament bracket.

Holt , Tracy

Age: 48

Linn, Timothy

Age: 63

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'Cut-A-Thon' for troops in Afghanistan

Darlene Rutledge knows, first-hand, the value of efforts like the "Cut-A-Thon" scheduled Saturday, at Studio Red in McDonough.

Haynie, William "Gus"

William "Gus" Haynie A memorial service for Mr. William "Gus" Haynie, of Union City, formerly of Clayton County, will be held Saturday, March 26, at 11 a.m., at Jones Memorial Methodist Church. He is survived by wife, Doris W. Haynie, of Union City; children, Kathy and Dan Hislip, Barrington, Il, Penny and Roger Conner, of College Park, Leigh Haynie, Wendy and Larry Haynie-Cosby; brother, Richard Haynie, of McDonough; grandchildren, Emily, Camilla and Olivia Husseini, Z.D. Hislip, Josh and Kelly and Beck Conner, Cy Conner, Rhyan and Jesse Haynie-Lavelle, Zeb and Val Haynie-Cosby, Abby, Ozzie, Mav Haynie-Cosby, Jake Haynie-Cosby and John Lavelle; sister-in-law, Louise Brown; brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold and Jane Stone; Van and Brenda Williams; sister-in-law, Mickie Williams and Carol Seaton; nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity. Arrangements by Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, 6362 S. Lee St., Morrow, Ga. 30260. (770) 961-2828.

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