News for Monday, March 28, 2011

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Clayton senior center shows off new classes

A little shimmy here, and a thrust there, peaked the interest of at least some women at the Frank Bailey Senior Center in Riverdale.

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Clayton Schools may 're-coup' Ed Jobs money

Clayton County Public Schools Superintendent Edmond Heatley offered the county's school board an opportunity, on Monday, to save elementary arts, music, and counseling programs from facing the sting of budget cuts. But, at a cost to every employee of the school system.

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Protect yourself when buying used car

Local residents looking to purchase a used vehicle may be in for more than they've bargained, because of the common pitfalls that be can associated with such transactions.

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Clayton Schools' new cable show profiles students, employees

Clayton County Public Schools is launching a new show, designed to "highlight great people" in the district, on its public access cable station, the school system has announced.

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Gas prices continue to climb

Toria Cox, of College Park, was sampling Al Capone Premium Cigarillos to customers, on Monday, at a CITGO gasoline station off Jonesboro Road, in Morrow.

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Police searching for Jonesboro man

The Clayton County Police Department released a Mattie's Call for a 26-year-old Jonesboro man, who did not return home on Monday, March 28, said Sgt. Otis Willis, public information officer for the police department.

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Motorheads to host benefit for seniors

A program for senior citizens is expected to get a much-needed boost, through an upcoming benefit at a Henry County business.

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Area realtors honored at annual brunch

Area realtors were honored recently during the Metro South Association of Realtors (MSAR) Annual Circle of Excellence Recognition Brunch.

Mad Dog of the Middle East - Mike Reagan

Ronald Reagan called him the "Mad Dog of the Middle East" and treated him as such, launching a bombing raid against his compound that purportedly killed a member of his family, and scared Moammar Gadhafi silly, reining him in for 20 long years.

Don't use the 'Free Market' as an excuse - Tina Dupuy

Last week, AT&T announced plans to buy its competitor, T-Mobile. Now, it's up to regulators to approve the merger.

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Messam, Grace, White Jr. turn Lovejoy boys tennis into region's best

They came back with new tricks. Joseph Messam had learned a new grip for his backhand, and Ricky Grace had learned a new, more powerful serve.

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Clayton Schools' new cable show profiles students, employees

Clayton County Public Schools is launching a new show, designed to "highlight great people" in the district, on its public access cable station, the school system has announced.

Moore, Martha Lynn

Mrs. Martha Lynn Moore, of Jackson, died Monday, March 28, 2011 at her residence. She was born March 17, 1930 in Dalton, Ga., to the late William T. and Nannie Sue (Nolan) Ellis. She served in the U.S. Army. Mrs. Moore is survived by sons, Patrick T. Moore of Jackson, and Michael K. Moore, of Atlanta; daughters, Felicia Henson of Dalton, Deborah Richards of Ponce DeLeon, Fla.; brother, Bobby Ellis of Dalton; sister, Betty Hilley of Dalton; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Arvil Ellis, Lloyd Ellis, Trammell Ellis, and sister, Jean Beason. Services will be held on Sunday, April 3, at Peeples Funeral Home in Dalton. Sherrell Funeral Home in Jackson and Peeples Funeral Home in Dalton are in charge of the arrangements.

Vines, William "Don"

William “Don” Vines, 75, of Hampton, died Monday, March 28, 2011. He was born in Douglasville, Ga., to the late Thomas Paul and Thelma Smith Vines. Don was a member of the McDonough Christian Church. He is survived by his wife, Carol Cooper Vines, of Hampton; sons, Edgar Donald Vines, of Griffin, and Dean Vines, of Peachtree City; grandchildren, Mitchell Thomas Vines, of Peachtree City, and Madison Grace Vines, of Peachtree City. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, March 30, at 2 p.m., at the McDonough Christian Church, with the Rev Paul Leslie, the Rev Scott Gregory, and the Rev Curt Zeahner, officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday, March 29, from 5 p.m., to 7 p.m., at the funeral home. The family requests that donations be made to McDonough Christian Church, 2000 Jonesboro Road, McDonough, Ga. 30253. Those who wish, may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements,(770) 914-1414.

Don't use the 'Free Market' as an excuse - Tina Dupuy

Last week, AT&T announced plans to buy its competitor, T-Mobile. Now, it's up to regulators to approve the merger.

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Clayton Schools may 're-coup' Ed Jobs money

Clayton County Public Schools Superintendent Edmond Heatley offered the county's school board an opportunity, on Monday, to save elementary arts, music, and counseling programs from facing the sting of budget cuts. But, at a cost to every employee of the school system.

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Fans welcome home National Champs

Fans welcome home

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