News for Thursday, May 5, 2011

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Foster, adoptive parents honored tonight

Foster children are always in need of a welcoming home, and some people are more willing than others, to open their doors for these youngsters.

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News Daily founder to get honorary doctorate

James "Jim" Wood, Jr., has been many things in his life: a military serviceman; speech writer; newspaper reporter, publisher and owner; state legislator; trustee, community servant and fund-raiser.

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Hearing panel recommends Lampl's removal

A three-member hearing panel, which heard testimony against Morrow City Councilman John Lampl last week, is recommending that the full city council remove him office, a copy of their findings report shows.

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Few turn out for BOE budget hearing

A Clayton County Board of Education public hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2012 budget, for the county's school system, drew a crowd of only a dozen administrators and community members on Thursday.

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Faith Notes - May 6,, 2011

11th Annual 5K Unity Run/Walk Saturday, in Riverdale

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Riverdale man pleads guilty to violating Clean Air Act

A 41-year-old man from Riverdale recently pleaded guilty in federal district court, to violating the Clean Air Act, said a spokesman for The United States Attorney's Office of the Northern District of Georgia.

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Figuring costs, paying for college

Eligible students, who are interested in attending college, can get financial help, in spite of increased tuition costs, and declining state and federal financial support.

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Seven area teams primed for baseball playoffs

First-round GHSA baseball games start today

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No indictment against Waka Flocka Flame

Drug charges have been dropped for well-known rapper, Waka Flocka Flame, whose given name is Juaquin James Malphurs.

It is not like you see on TV - Curt Yeomans

Apparently, while you can hang from the side of a trolley car in San Francisco, you cannot swing from it like you're "George of the Jungle."

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GHSA state track and field results

Day one of GHSA boys track meet is in the books

Mother's Day, 2011 - Ronda Rich

I wondered the other day how a mother could even think that, let alone say it. But then, Mama was a woman who defied exact definition. She was strong, smart, courageous, sometimes outrageous, and, above all, ruled by a faith that was simply unbendable and unquestionable.

Maybe I will sleep next week

Column by Doug Gorman

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Open House Saturday at Tussahaw plant

Officials in Henry County will seek to educate area residents this weekend about the water they drink.

Loggins, Cherity Michelle

Age: Infant

Ross, Mrs. Betty

Age: 67

Mother's Day, 2011 - Ronda Rich

I wondered the other day how a mother could even think that, let alone say it. But then, Mama was a woman who defied exact definition. She was strong, smart, courageous, sometimes outrageous, and, above all, ruled a faith that was simply unbendable and unquestionable.

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