News for Friday, May 13, 2011

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Seniors making final hardwood appearance

All-Star game set for Sunday

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Tuoyo commits to NCAA semifinalist VCU

Justin Tuoyo made one of the biggest decisions of his young life.

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Hundreds of seniors attend Mayfest

Surrounded by colorful balloons, seniors wearing festive T-shirts, and vendors handing out free samples, Jonesboro resident Sue Wilmot had just one tiny complaint Friday, and it involved something no one can control.

Stackhouse attempts to earn spot in U.S. Women's Open

Local golf tries to earn spot in major

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Minor crime, bad decision almost doomed thief

A man recently sentenced to serve more than a decade in state prison, said his brief crime spree in Henry County began with what he saw as an opportunity to steal.

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Vietnam veterans give oral histories

Many of them were denied a hero's welcome when they returned home from the Vietnam conflict in war-torn, Southeast Asia. But some were heroes, and have the medals to prove it.

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Debate ongoing in Stockbridge employee insurance flap

A benefits consultant is disputing recent remarks by a Stockbridge City Councilman, regarding a rejected insurance-coverage proposal for city employees.

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Pampered Chef to host breast-cancer benefit

The fight against a deadly disease will take center stage in Henry County, thanks to an annual event cooked up by a local businesswoman.

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No. 3-ranked Lynn ends magical run for Clayton State in 'Final Four'

No. 12-ranked Lakers conclude banner 2011 season 18-8 overall

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Shooting suspect arrested after leaving ID at scene

McDonough Police arrested a man for firing shots at a woman he allegedly solicited for sex.

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Griffin man convicted of killing baby

A Griffin man was convicted Thursday of beating to death the 7-month-old son of his girlfriend while he was baby-sitting the infant in 2009.

The Church as Christ's Body - Susan Bennett

I Corinthians 12 paints this wonderful picture of the church, the Body of Christ, being very much like our own physical bodies: fingers, toes, elbows, necks, feet, hands, many different parts, each part looking different and doing something different -- but one substance, one being, working together in unity.

Christians should celebrate their journey to Heaven - Jim Bell

The Greek root for "Grace" means; "I rejoice, I am glad." Rejoicing and gladness then should be the mark of a Christian and the reputation of our churches.

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BREAKING NEWS -- SACS lifts accreditation probation for Clayton Schools

The last vestiges of Clayton County's long accreditation struggle were swept away Friday. AdvancED, the parent organization of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), announced it is removing the probationary status from the district's accreditation.

Stackhouse attempts to earn spot in U.S. Women's Open

From Staff Reports

Smith, Robert Raynor

Age: 53

Lawrence, Teresa

Age: 47

Barnett, Betty Jo

Age: 80

The Church as Christ's Body - Susan Bennett

I Corinthians 12 paints this wonderful picture of the church, the Body of Christ, being very much like our own physical bodies: fingers, toes, elbows, necks, feet, hands, many different parts, each part looking different and doing something different –– but one substance, one being, working together in unity.

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