News for Wednesday, October 19, 2011

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Clayton Police take new approach to crime

Clayton County Police Department officials have revised the way they quantify local crime, and the methods used to predict when, and where, crime could occur.

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NCR’s Nuti shares company’s successful path

Many people have probably used NCR Corporation’s products without even realizing it.

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North Clayton's Wilson dedicates county title to deceased cousin

Melvin Wilson wasn’t going to lose.

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Mount Zion athlete, Drew coach honored by Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons have recognized Mount Zion offensive lineman Jahkeem Forrester and Drew coach Jarrett Laws.

State DOE selects 2011-12 Student Advisory Council

Fifty high school students from around the state of Georgia will get to express their concerns and questions about education, by serving on the 2011-12 Student Advisory Council for the State Department of Education.

SECUR’US House to host domestic abuse conference

Commissioner Hambrick a co-sponsor

Clayton County Commissioner Gail Hambrick is joining a Clayton County shelter, which works with family violence victims, to help sponsor a free conference to raise awareness of domestic violence issues, this weekend, county officials announced on Wednesday.

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Locust Grove begins Halloween festivities this weekend

Locust Grove Mayor Lorene Lindsey, City Councilman Otis Hammock, and an unopposed candidate for mayor, Robert Price, are among the volunteers working to make the 10th annual “Haunting ... in the Grove,” a success. They are helping with one of the ghoulish offerings –– a haunted house.

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Volunteers needed for Rivers Alive stream cleanup

Many people, who are deeply concerned about the environment, will, no doubt, acknowledge that “as long as rivers continue to be used as dumping grounds, volunteers will be needed to clean out the junk.”

McDonough’s Job Fair is Friday

The telephones at McDonough City Hall have been ringing off the hook, since the city announced that several employers will be in the Southern Crescent area, offering at least 200 jobs at the city’s annual job fair, this Friday.

Datebook - October 20, 2011

Southern Regional providing ‘late-night’ mammograms

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‘Simpler way of life’ at Southern Belle Farm

McDonough venue hosting third Farm Heritage Day

The fast-paced lifestyle of the information age will take a back seat this weekend, to promoting an appreciation for agriculture.

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A scoop of non-vanilla - Will Durst

Q. Why is the GOP like a Baskin-Robbins franchise? A. Because they're both suckers for the flavor of the week.

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Craigslist capitalism - Tom Purcell

All anybody needs to know about economics is alive and well on Craigslist.

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North Clayton coach likes that his team is flying 'under the radar' this season

Aside from his team’s two losses, North Clayton first-year coach Max Wiltz likes the position his team has been in all season.

Clayton Police take new approach to crime

Clayton County Police Department officials have revised the way they quantify local crime, and the methods used to predict when, and where, crime could occur.

Tease photo

Mount Zion athlete, Drew coach honored by Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons have recognized Mount Zion offensive lineman Jahkeem Forrester and Drew coach Jarrett Laws.

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North Clayton's Wilson dedicates county title to deceased cousin

Melvin Wilson wasn’t going to lose.

Tease photo

'Simpler way of life' at Southern Belle Farm

The fast-paced lifestyle of the information age will take a back seat this weekend, to promoting an appreciation for agriculture.

Locust Grove begins Halloween festivities this weekend

Locust Grove Mayor Lorene Lindsey, City Councilman Otis Hammock, and an unopposed candidate for mayor, Robert Price, are among the volunteers working to make the 10th annual "Haunting ... in the Grove," a success.

McDonough's Job Fair is Friday

The telephones at McDonough City Hall have been ringing off the hook, since the city announced that several employers will be in the Southern Crescent area, offering at least 200 jobs at the city's annual job fair, this Friday.

NCR's Nuti shares company's successful path

Many people have probably used NCR Corporation's products without even realizing it.

A scoop of non-vanilla - Will Durst

Q. Why is the GOP like a Baskin-Robbins franchise?

Volunteers needed for Rivers Alive stream cleanup

Many people, who are deeply concerned about the environment, will, no doubt, acknowledge that "as long as rivers continue to be used as dumping grounds, volunteers will be needed to clean out the junk."

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North Clayton coach likes that his team is flying ‘under the radar’ this season

Aside from his team’s two losses, North Clayton first-year coach Max Wiltz likes the position his team has been in all season.

BOC approves municipal service delivery agreement

City mayors could reject proposal

The Clayton County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved an agreement to deliver county services to the seven cities located in the county, but the mayors of some of those cities indicated, afterward, that they may not agree to that proposal.

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