News for Monday, May 16, 2011


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Health board announces teen pregnancy summit

The Clayton County Board of Health is planning to observe Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month by calling on local teenagers and their parents, to attend a summit, and expo, focusing on teen-related issues this weekend, the health department has announced.

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Court strikes down Ga. Charter School Commission

Charter school supporters now are awaiting guidance from Georgia's Attorney General, following a 4-3 ruling by the state's highest court in overturning the law which created the Georgia Charter Schools Commission.

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Seminar teaches local Civil War history

Fact meets fiction Sunday as historian, author and "Gone With The Wind" expert Peter Bonner merges the immortal words of Margaret Mitchell with real people and places.

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Clayton Sheriff says bookkeeper stole bond money

A bookkeeper with the Clayton County Sheriff's Office faces eight felony counts of theft by conversion, after allegedly confessing to stealing about $6,000 in bond money.

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Local man indicted for assaulting officer

A Clayton County grand jury has indicted a man for allegedly beating a detention officer so badly she was taken to a local hospital.

NLRB vs Boeing -- Tyranny vs Freedom - Michael Reagan

One of the shameful hallmarks of a dictatorship is the restriction of movement -- telling citizens or groups they cannot travel or relocate freely.

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Kufi-wearing man appears in courtroom

A Muslim man, who tried three times to respond to a traffic violation summons in a Henry County courtroom, but couldn't because he was wearing a "kufi," had a chance to be heard on Monday.

Uppity - Peter Funt

Is the President of the United States acting uppity?

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Sculpture of Patrick Henry unveiled

Henry County marked a milestone, with a work of art in honor of its namesake.

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Campbell named MVP

Boys all-star game

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Simms leads Dutchtown to second place finish in AAAA

Late Sunday night after April Tate arrived back home from running some errands, the first-year Dutchtown coach was still at a loss for words.

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Teen's arrest stirs up hornet's nest

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Russell, Mona

Mona Russell, 44, of McDonough, died May 16, 2011.