News for Friday, November 25, 2011

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Locust Grove Navy retiree calls turkeys his way

Ray Ward has been calling turkeys for two decades. He’s even created his own turkey callers, and by his account, they work.

LongHorn’s breakfast plate to benefit local kids

LongHorn Steakhouse in Morrow will be selling a special breakfast platter starting today, with proceeds going to assist children who need a helping hand, according to Tony Ellison, the assistant manager at the eatery.

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Riverdale mayor joins Georgia Regional Transportation Authority

Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed Riverdale Mayor Evelyn Wynn-Dixon to the Board of Directors of the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority.

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Morrow preparing for ‘Christmas’ celebration

Little children will get to show their creative side, while their mommies and daddies get to learn about local community programs, and ogle over some adult “toys” ahead of Christmas, next weekend in Morrow.

Richardson, Aubrey England

Aubrey England Richardson, 78, of McDonough, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2011.

Webb, Mr. Walter Newton Jr.

Mr. Walter Newton Webb, Jr., born on Aug. 21, 1948 to Walter Newton Webb, Sr. and Norma Jean Black Webb of East Point.

Holland, Willard J.

Willard J. Holland, 63, of Jonesboro GA passed away at his home on Tuesday, November 22, 2011.

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Brother swears in new Locust Grove councilman

Newly elected Locust Grove City Councilman Sammy Brown has been sworn in into office by his brother, Henry County Juvenile Judge James P. Brown, Jr.

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Henry Fire Academy has new graduates

Brett Gronau said he has wanted to become a firefighter since he was 12. The Hampton resident, along with 13 others, just completed a 10-week class as a student of the Henry County Fire Department’s Citizen Fire Academy.

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Hampton to get new high school

The site of a new Hampton High School is barely touched, covered with pine trees and vegetation that reach back acres from the roadway.

Morrow police officer completes course

Morrow Police Sgt. Harry Hess has completed a basic RADAR operator course, taught by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth.

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Spivey Hall childrens groups to perform holiday concert

Spivey Hall’s three choirs for young people — its Children’s Choir, Touring Choir and Young Artists Choir — are coming together in early December for a weekend of Christmas music. It is time for their 18th annual Christmas concert.

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Has the Great Healer touched your life? — Jim Bell

The more one says no to the Holy Spirit, the still small voice in your heart becomes faint, until you can’t hear Him anymore! Your heart has become calloused and your ears hardly hear, and it is so easy to say “no, not today.”

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Humility and joy are strange bedfollows — Susan Bennett

Humility is a virtue that Christians are supposed to be displaying on a daily basis. But, the thing is … if you THINK you have it, you DON’T.

LongHorn's breakfast plate to benefit local kids

People will be able to enjoy a hearty meal, while helping needy children in Clayton County.

Morrow preparing for 'Christmas' celebration

Little children will get to show their creative side, while their mommies and daddies get to learn about local community programs, and ogle over some adult "toys" ahead of Christmas, next weekend in Morrow.

Spivey Hall childrens groups to perform holiday concert

Hark, the herald "angels" will soon be singing at Clayton State University's Spivey Hall concert facility.

Fence jumpers in Full Cry horse show

Horses roam about rolling pastures, offering picturesque sights of a Southern Crescent, semi-rural setting, just miles away from what has been decreed the world's busiest airport.

Riverdale mayor joins Georgia Regional Transportation Authority

Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed Riverdale Mayor Evelyn Wynn-Dixon to the Board of Directors of the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority.

Humility and joy are strange bedfollows - Susan Bennett

In Luke's gospel, Jesus draws a comparison between two men, a Pharisee and a tax collector, who both went to the temple to pray.

Hampton to get new high school

The site of a new Hampton High School is barely touched, covered with pine trees and vegetation that reach back acres from the roadway.

Has the Great Healer touched your life? - Jim Bell

Jesus Christ spent much of His time here on earth healing the people of all kinds of diseases; conditions and deformities (remember the man with the shriveled hand? See Matthew 12:9-13).

Brother swears in new Locust Grove councilman

Newly elected Locust Grove City Councilman Sammy Brown has been sworn in into office by his brother, Henry County Juvenile Judge James P. Brown, Jr.

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