News for Monday, October 24, 2011

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Medicare enrollment available until Dec. 7

The open enrollment period for persons, who wish to receive Medicare, or are currently participating, is now available. Enrollees can also choose a new plan, or opt to remain in their current one, according to state officials.

Mundy’s Mill High School Council meets Wednesday

The School Council of Mundy’s Mill High is scheduled to meet Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 6:30 p.m., in the school’s commons area. The school is located at 9652 Fayetteville Road, in Jonesboro.

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Clayton officials seek emergency preparedness partners

The Clayton County Board of Health is seeking help from different organizations, groups, churches, and agencies in the community to help improve communications, and responses to disasters and other emergencies.

Commissioners approve management for Tara Field

Henry County is moving forward with an interim management agreement, to oversee operations at its newly acquired airport.

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Ga. Power continues recognition of new teachers

Two Southern Crescent-area teachers — one from Henry County and the other from Clayton County — have reasons to smile in their first year as educators.

Fulton fugitive nabbed in Clayton traffic stop

A Decatur man sought in Fulton County on an outstanding manslaughter warrant, was arrested in Riverdale during a traffic stop, said Clayton County Sheriff's Lt. Brian Crisp.

Forest Park prevails against adult clubs

The U.S. Court of Appeals upheld Forest Park's adult entertainment ordinances as constitutional, and dismissed an appeal filed by the owner of the city's two adult clubs.

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Friday Night Stars

These players had superb performances for their teams this weekend.

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Stockbridge backup QB has done ‘steady job’ for team

Stockbridge quarterback Leon Prunty was expected to return to practice Monday following a bruised kidney injury that has sidelined him the last two games.

‘Positive’ news has gas prices rising again

The recent surge in gasoline prices, after weeks of relative relief at the pumps, has divers cringing again.

Are they crazy? - Michael Reagan

In his new book, "Suicide of a Superpower," Pat Buchanan writes that the politics of race, culture and tribalism will be the largest problem civilization will face. An item on foxnews.com proves his point. Here's where today's politics of culture are leading this once-great nation.

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Hope for Bankaneers: We do like pirate movies - Tina Dupuy

Pirates, at least the traditional image we have in our minds, were in reality rapists, thieves and murderers. Well, now pirates are a multi-billion dollar Disney franchise. The point is: there's hope for Wall Street.

Mundy's Mill High School Council meets Wednesday

The School Council of Mundy’s Mill High is scheduled to meet Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 6:30 p.m., in the school’s commons area. The school is located at 9652 Fayetteville Road, in Jonesboro. Members of the council said the meeting will open with a performance by the Mundy’s Mill High School Step Team.

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Clayton officials seek emergency preparedness partners

The Clayton County Board of Health is seeking help from different organizations, groups, churches, and agencies in the community to help improve communications, and responses to disasters and other emergencies.

Ga. Power continues recognition of new teachers

Two Southern Crescent-area teachers — one from Henry County and the other from Clayton County — have reasons to smile in their first year as educators.

'Positive' news has gas prices rising again

The recent surge in gasoline prices, after weeks of relative relief at the pumps, has divers cringing again.

Hope for Bankaneers: We do like pirate movies - Tina Dupuy

Pirates, at least the traditional image we have in our minds (the ones with the parrots on their shoulders and wooden legs from the 1700s), were in reality rapists, thieves and murderers.

Stockbridge backup QB has done 'steady job' for team

Stockbridge quarterback Leon Prunty was expected to return to practice Monday following a bruised kidney injury that has sidelined him the last two games.

Fulton fugitive nabbed in Clayton traffic stop

A Decatur man sought in Fulton County on an outstanding manslaughter warrant, was arrested in Riverdale during a traffic stop, said Clayton County Sheriff's Lt. Brian Crisp.

Commissioners approve management for Tara Field

Henry County is moving forward with an interim management agreement, to oversee operations at its newly acquired airport.

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