News for Tuesday, November 8, 2011

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Arts Clayton contest winner’s works displayed

An oil painting of a squirrel, hanging in one of the rooms at the Arts Clayton Gallery, in Jonesboro, caused an observer to do a double take, on Tuesday.

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Special-needs participants excel in tournament

Athletes in Henry County’s Special Olympics program brought home their share of trophies, following a regional tennis tournament.

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Antique evaluations under way in McDonough

Rare silver dollar nets $7,000 in greenbacks

A Premiere Antique, Coin and Currency Buyers event will continue through Saturday, in the Conference Center of the Sleep Inn, 145 Ga. Highway 155 South, in McDonough.

Clayton State Honors students host food drive

Students who make up the Clayton State University Honors Association are asking for food donations to help the Atlanta Community Food Bank .

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Mother, boyfriend charged in baby’s death

A Riverdale couple has been charged with murder in the shaking death, last month, of a 4-month-old boy, said Clayton County Sheriff's officials.

Pair break into Morrow Target store

Morrow investigators have little to go on in the late Monday night break-in at a Target store, said police.

Man dies in single-car crash along interstate

One man was killed after his truck left the roadway on I-75 southbound, and crashed into a tree, Monday.

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Drew has seat at playoff table

Drew coach Jarrett Laws had envisioned this day would come for his football team.

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COUPON QUEEN: The ins and outs of coupons for free products

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

School Notebook - November 9, 2011

Clayton Sheriff to speak to PTA Council

Clark, Mr. Lewis Eugene

Mr. Lewis Eugene Clark, 89, of Carrollton, Ga., passed away Monday, Nov. 7, 2011.

Rathel, Charles Edward

Charles Edward Rathel, 64, of Jonesboro, entered into rest on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011.

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Trap and release - Peter Funt

The immigration issue has grown into a virtually unsolvable problem. Arizona and neighboring states need a guest worker program, a reasonable path to citizenship for those without documentation, plus a compassionate program for their children.

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Celebrating our veterans - Martha Carr

On Nov. 11, we set aside a day to honor those who are willing to put themselves in harm’s way in order to give the rest of us the chance to wonder what’s on TV tonight, if it’ll rain tomorrow and to go tuck our children into bed.

Jonesboro, grant writers at odds

The head of a grant-writing group hired earlier this year by the City of Jonesboro admitted there were communications issues between his group and city officials. But he told the town’s City Council on Monday that the issues go both ways.

Duskin, William F.

William F. Duskin, 79, of Forest Park, died Nov. 6, 2011.

Dover, Lucas Wayne

Lucas Wayne Dover, 30, of Jonesboro, passed away on Nov. 2, 2011.

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Drew has seat at playoff table

Drew coach Jarrett Laws had envisioned this day would come for his football team.

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Arts Clayton contest winner's works displayed

An oil painting of a squirrel, hanging in one of the rooms at the Arts Clayton Gallery, in Jonesboro, caused an observer to do a double take, on Tuesday.

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Mother, boyfriend charged in baby's death

A Riverdale couple has been charged with murder in the shaking death, last month, of a 4-month-old boy, said Clayton County Sheriff's officials.

Jonesboro, grant writers at odds

The head of a grant-writing group hired earlier this year by the City of Jonesboro admitted there were communications issues between his group and city officials. But he told the town’s City Council on Monday that the issues go both ways.

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Antique evaluations under way in McDonough

Southern Crescent residents, who want to know if they are in possession of a rare find, can satisfy their curiosity this week, in Henry County.

COUPON QUEEN: The ins and outs of coupons for free products

It seems any time I pull out coupons for free products at the supermarket, people wonder how I got them. Whether it's the cashier or other shoppers in line, it's inevitable that someone will ask, "Where did you get that coupon for a free pizza?" "How did you get a coupon for free toilet paper?"

Man dies in single-car crash along interstate

One man was killed after his truck left the roadway on I-75 southbound, and crashed into a tree, Monday.

Special-needs participants excel in tournament

Athletes in Henry County's Special Olympics program brought home their share of trophies, following a regional tennis tournament.

Pair break into Morrow Target store

Morrow investigators have little to go on in the late Monday night break-in at a Target store, said police.

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