News for Tuesday, November 22, 2011

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Lovejoy’s cocky, yet humble DBs, stifle opposing receivers

They know each other well. They have each other’s backs.

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West Georgia hands Clayton State first loss

Clayton State’s men’s basketball team couldn’t finish what it started Tuesday.

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Court clerks free on bond in drug case

Awaiting court dates

Two female Henry County State Court employees have been bonded out of the Henry County Jail, after they were arrested on drug charges.

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Swint Elementary students share how to cook a turkey

Some young students at Swint Elementary School in Jonesboro had both clever — and surprising ways — for preparing a Thanksgiving turkey: From hiring a hit man to capture and kill the bird, to taking a less dramatic approach and purchasing a turkey from the grocery store.

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Banners at Hartsfield-Jackson dedicated to troops

Men and women of the Armed Forces are welcomed daily by family and friends at the arrival lobby of the world’s busiest airport, or receive cheers and applause from passengers as they walk by in a line led by USO volunteers.

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How to have stress-free ‘Black Friday’

The sacrifices people make for great deals! It’s that time of the year again, and there’s no sleeping allowed — only shopping. Some folks have gone to great lengths to get a remarkable deal on Black Friday, falling this year on Nov. 25.

Henry police search for 3 alleged thieves

Henry County police are searching for three suspects, each involved in different crimes, according to Henry Police Maj. Jason Bolton.

Bar owner defends charges of criminal activity

Video shows graphic images of entertainers

Managers at a Forest Park restaurant and lounge, under fire for allegedly illegally operating as an adult entertainment club, described customers as "lonely men talking to beautiful girls," during Tuesday's hearing at City Hall.

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PET OF THE WEEK: Jeana Marie

Amber-eyed Jeana Marie is a wonderful girl. She’s a medium-size yellow lab mix. She got very interested when she saw a little boy playing with a ball during her photo session. She would love to have someone with whom she could run and play.

Datebook - November 23, 2011

Griffin Composite Squadron selling wreaths until Monday

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COUPON QUEEN: The life cycle of a coupon

Jill Cataldo saves hundreds on groceries by making the most of the common coupon. You can, too.

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Turkey Holocaust Day 2011 — Will Durst

Let me be among the first 40-foot, helium-filled balloons to kick-start our national parade of giving thanks.

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Happy Thanksgiving — Martha Carr

Thanksgiving is one of the simplest American holidays. There are no expensive presents, no elaborate decorations and no divisions based on religion or political ties.

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Making Thanksgiving memories with a friend — Ronda Rich

It’s a Thanksgiving tradition, albeit one started accidentally a few years ago. Now, it has become as important as turkey and dressing, and cherished as much as the dinner with family and friends.

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Mizay Entertainment to feed 200 families in Riverdale

In keeping with the holiday spirit, Mizay Entertainment will host the company’s annual Thanksgiving “Give-A-Way” event, today, at 1 p.m., at the City of Riverdale Center, located at 7200 Church Street, in Riverdale.

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Turkey And Crafts

Children use creativity at holiday-break camp

Blue, orange, yellow and purple markers and crayons –– and lots of imagination –– were used to decorate figures of turkeys, Monday, during an arts-and-crafts session at the “Harvest Happenings” camp at the Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center, at 3499 Rex Road, in Rex.

Holiday gas prices offer travelers good news

Thanksgiving travelers and other motorists may jump out of their seats in joy this week over the average price of unleaded regular gasoline.

Hearings on adult-entertainment clubs begin today

Two days of hearings into alleged criminal activity at Forest Park adult entertainment centers begin this morning, with evidence expected to be presented against the Crazy Horse Saloon and the Pink Pony South.

Hearn, Jr., John Robert

John Robert Hearn, Jr., better known as Bob Hearn, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 19, at Emory Midtown Hospital

Cool, Mrs. Flora “Kitty”

Mrs. Flora “Kitty” Cool, 75, of Jonesboro, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011.

Rains, Ms. Jean

Ms. Jean Rains, 76, of Jonesboro, died Nov. 20, 2011.

Clayton State’s foreign students boost U.S. economy

Clayton State University’s foreign students add $1.7 million to the U.S. economy, according to a recent economic impact statement highlighted by Director of University Relations John Shiffert.

Social Security offices closed to public Friday

The U.S. Social Security Administration announced this week that it is closing all of its field offices to the public, for one day, on Friday.

Forest Park denies alcohol sales Christmas, Easter

The Forest Park City Council voted last night to approve Sunday alcohol sales, effective Dec. 1, but not on Christmas or Easter.

Clayton State's foreign students boost U.S. economy

Clayton State University’s foreign students add $1.7 million to the U.S. economy, according to a recent economic impact statement highlighted by Director of University Relations John Shiffert.

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Lovejoy's cocky, yet humble DBs, stifle opposing receivers

They know each other well. They have each other’s backs.

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Mizay Entertainment to feed 200 families in Riverdale

In keeping with the holiday spirit, Mizay Entertainment will host the company’s annual Thanksgiving “Give-A-Way” event, today, at 1 p.m., at the City of Riverdale Center, located at 7200 Church Street, in Riverdale.

Social Security offices closed to public Friday

The U.S. Social Security Administration announced this week that it is closing all of its field offices to the public, for one day, on Friday.

Cool, Mrs. Flora “Kitty”

Mrs. Flora “Kitty” Cool

Hearings on adult-entertainment clubs begin today

Two days of hearings into alleged criminal activity at Forest Park adult entertainment centers begin this morning, with evidence expected to be presented against the Crazy Horse Saloon and the Pink Pony South.

Bar owner defends charges of criminal activity

Managers at a Forest Park restaurant and lounge, under fire for allegedly illegally operating as an adult entertainment club, described customers as "lonely men talking to beautiful girls," during Tuesday's hearing at City Hall.

Making Thanksgiving memories with a friend - Ronda Rich

It's a Thanksgiving tradition, albeit one started accidentally a few years ago. Now, it has become as important as turkey and dressing, and cherished as much as the dinner with family and friends.

COUPON QUEEN: The life cycle of a coupon

Question: "What happens to the coupons after I use them at the store? Where do they go?"

Banners at Hartsfield-Jackson dedicated to troops

Men and women of the Armed Forces are welcomed daily by family and friends at the arrival lobby of the world's busiest airport, or receive cheers and applause from passengers as they walk by in a line led by USO volunteers.

Swint Elementary students share how to cook a turkey

How would you "make" your turkey?

PET OF THE WEEK: Jeana Marie

Amber-eyed Jeana Marie is a wonderful girl. She's a medium-size yellow lab mix. She got very interested when she saw a little boy playing with a ball during her photo session. She would love to have someone with whom she could run and play.

Henry police search for 3 alleged thieves

Henry County police are searching for three suspects, each involved in different crimes, according to Henry Police Maj. Jason Bolton.

How to have stress-free 'Black Friday'

The sacrifices people make for great deals! It's that time of the year again, and there's no sleeping allowed — only shopping. Some folks have gone to great lengths to get a remarkable deal on Black Friday, falling this year on Nov. 25.

Tease photo

Court clerks free on bond in drug case

Two female Henry County State Court employees have been bonded out of the Henry County Jail, after they were arrested on drug charges.

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