News for Thursday, October 20, 2011

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Teams still battling for Region 4-AAAA playoff spots

There are only two more weeks remaining in the regular season and the playoff picture in Region 4-AAAA is starting to take shape.

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Luella returns to winning path tonight

Staff writer Darryl Maxie makes his weekly predictions.

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Jonesboro family loses chimney in fire

A six-member Jonesboro family’s attempt to stay warm by a fire Wednesday afternoon ended with their chimney going up in flames, according to a spokesperson for Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services.

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Dorminy recognized for historical research efforts

Daniel Dorminy, of McDonough, said he did not expect to be rewarded for his determination to learn about a pivotal figure in history.

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Tourism giving Henry County an economic boost

Result: Less in taxes for residents

The Henry County Chamber of Commerce is reporting a positive trend with tourism, locally.

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Forest Park hearing on bars’ licenses postponed

‘Adult entertainment, sex’ allegedly issues

A hearing to determine if two Forest Park clubs, accused of several law violations, should have their business licenses revoked, or suspended, was postponed Thursday as attorneys for both sides argued over whether the hearing officer should have control over evidence.

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Officials break ground on new library

Facility will replace existing Forest Park branch

In just one heave, Clayton County, Forest Park and state library officials ceremonially turned six years of planning for a new, $5.1 million facility for the Forest Park library branch into a reality, on a chilly afternoon on Thursday.

Strategic plan has CSU’s future looking bright

Clayton State University faculty members and students gathered in the ballroom of the University’s Student Activity Center, Thursday evening, to get a preview of what’s to come, as President Thomas “Tim” Hynes laid out the school’s “strategic plan.”

Letter to the Editor - WILLIAM E. MITCHELL

So much has gone wrong in this country

Letter to the Editor - DAVID RASHMIR

Taxpayers will pay for Forest Park’s actions

Faith Notes - October 21, 2011

Forest Park VIP Ministries meets Tuesday

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Welch named ‘Y’ Clubs of Georgia finance chairman

State Rep. Andy Welch, III, (R-McDonough), has been selected to serve as the finance chairman for the “Y” Clubs of Georgia in Henry County.

How to moderate the power of lobbyists - Lee Hamilton

There is a fundamental question raised by lobbying of the Congress. It is this: Can we temper its excesses without destroying its usefulness as a valued component of the system?

My Good Life - Ronda Rich

A while back, after a speaking engagement, I was signing books when a woman, somewhere in her forties, I suppose, came through the line.

Letter to the Editor - DAVID RASHMIR

To the editor:

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Officials break ground on new library

In just one heave, Clayton County, Forest Park and state library officials ceremonially turned six years of planning for a new, $5.1 million facility for the Forest Park library branch into a reality, on a chilly afternoon on Thursday.

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Jonesboro family loses chimney in fire

A six-member Jonesboro family’s attempt to stay warm by a fire Wednesday afternoon ended with their chimney going up in flames, according to a spokesperson for Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services.

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Teams still battling for Region 4-AAAA playoff spots

There are only two more weeks remaining in the regular season and the playoff picture in Region 4-AAAA is starting to take shape.

Letter to the Editor - WILLIAM E. MITCHELL

So much has gone wrong in this country

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Tourism giving Henry County an economic boost

The Henry County Chamber of Commerce is reporting a positive trend with tourism, locally.

SECUR'US House to host domestic abuse conference

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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Forest Park hearing on bars' licenses postponed

A hearing to determine if two Forest Park clubs, accused of several law violations, should have their business licenses revoked, or suspended, was postponed Thursday as attorneys for both sides argued over whether the hearing officer should have control over evidence.

Welch named 'Y' Clubs of Georgia finance chairman

From Staff Reports

Strategic plan has CSU's future looking bright

Clayton State University faculty members and students gathered in the ballroom of the University's Student Activity Center, Thursday evening, to get a preview of what's to come, as President Thomas "Tim" Hynes laid out the school's "strategic plan."

Dorminy recognized for historical research efforts

Daniel Dorminy, of McDonough, said he did not expect to be rewarded for his determination to learn about a pivotal figure in history.

How to moderate the power of lobbyists - Lee Hamilton

There is a fundamental question raised lobbying of the Congress. It is this: Can we temper its excesses without destroying its usefulness as a valued component of the system?

Luella returns to winning path tonight

Football weather's finally upon us, and now Luella can get back to the business of winning.

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