News for Saturday, September 10, 2011

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Impact from 9/11 still felt a decade later

A decade later, what happened on Sept. 11 still resonates for much of the country. Even more Americans now say the horror of that day changed their lives.

Inclement weather fails to dampen NASCAR

Atlanta Motor Speedway General Manager Ed Clark noted some 31,000 race fans watched the postponed race from stadium seats, fewer than were expected for the Sunday start, but comparable attendance from past racing events.

‘Pill mill’ doctor expected to surrender soon

The doctor accused of dispensing pain pills illegally is scheduled to turn himself in to authorities over the weekend, according to his attorney, Ricky W. Morris, Jr.

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After 9/11, ‘friendly skies’ not so friendly

For most of us, the romance of flight is long gone — lost to Sept. 11, 2001, and hard-set memories of jets crashing into buildings.

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Mt. Zion runs away with win

Mount Zion and Forest Park each came into Tara Stadium Friday searching for their first win of the season.

Baptiste, Jayce Arom

Jahdiel Baptiste and Nakiara Dillard, of McDonough, announce the birth of their son, Jayce Arom Baptiste, Aug. 29, 2011, at Henry Medical Center.

Floyd, Elly Isabel

Paul and Anna Floyd, of Griffin, announce the birth of their daughter, Elly Isabel Floyd, Aug. 4, 2011, at Henry Medical Center.

Hardiman, June Stella

Eric and Anna Hardiman, of Covington, announce the birth of their daughter, June Stella Hardiman, July 26, 2011, at Henry Medical Center.

Mosteller, Jackson Shane

Jeffrey and Erika Mosteller, of Morrow, announce the birth of a son, Jackson Shane Mosteller.

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FRIDAY NIGHT ROUND-UP: Spratlin tosses 5 TD passes in ELCA win

Eagle’s Landing Christian quarterback Aaron Spratlin threw five touchdown passes as the fourth-ranked Chargers defeated host Manchester 47-8 Friday in a non-region game.

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The Big Bang Theory –– Creation of the universe - Jim Bell

At one time I thought of The Big Bang Theory as something atheists had come up with. I was thinking, God is eternal, Heaven is eternal, so the universe must be eternal as well. I remember saying that The Big Bang Theory was like blowing up a spare-parts store and having it turned into a new Cadillac!

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Don’t judge a book by its cover - Susan Bennett

But we do that a lot, don’t we? We judge people all the time based on their race or nationality. We judge people on their religion, their politics, their profession. Ever told a lawyer joke? And clearly, we judge people on their appearance.

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Mundy’s Mill leaves Morrow winless, scoreless

Friday night’s 20-0 loss to Mundy’s Mill left the Morrow Mustangs winless in three games thus far this season.

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Smith, Gene C.

Gene C. Smith, 63, of Stockbridge, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011.

Ward, Paul Olen Sr.

Paul Olen Ward, Sr., 69, of McDonough, died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011.

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Mt. Zion Runs Away With Win

Mount Zion and Forest Park each came into Tara Stadium Friday searching for their first win of the season.

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Mundy'S Mill Leaves Morrow Winless, Scoreless

Friday night’s 20-0 loss to Mundy’s Mill left the Morrow Mustangs winless in three games thus far this season.

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Green 'humbly' accepts new role at ELCA

After rushing for over 1,000 yards the past two seasons, Eagle’s Landing Christian running back Keyante Green was asked to perform a different role this season.

Don'T Judge A Book By Its Cover - Susan Bennett

When I was in eighth grade, I was really fat and had huge, red pimples all over my face, and I was the tallest kid in my class.

Dhl Makes Donation In Daly's Memory

The mother of a Clayton County sheriff's deputy killed in the line of duty in July said Friday her son would be pleased to see something positive come out of such a senseless tragedy.

The Big Bang Theory –– Creation Of The Universe - Jim Bell

Scientists, for centuries, denied there ever was a time of creation of the universe. They said there was no beginning, that the universe is eternal, that it has always been in existence and had no birth or time when it became the universe. The popular belief was that the universe was static and eternal.

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DHL makes donation in Daly's memory

The mother of a Clayton County sheriff's deputy killed in the line of duty in July said Friday her son would be pleased to see something positive come out of such a senseless tragedy.

DHL makes donation in Daly's memory

The mother of a Clayton County sheriff's deputy killed in the line of duty in July said Friday her son would be pleased to see something positive come out of such a senseless tragedy.

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The mother of a Clayton County sheriff's deputy killed in the line of duty in July said Friday her son would be pleased to see something positive come out of such a senseless tragedy.

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GED encourages local woman to pursue dream

The future is looking brighter for Bianca Waters these days. The 21-year-old Riverdale resident recently received her GED (General Education Development) diploma, through the Technical College of Georgia. And she has already started planning her future.

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The doctor accused of dispensing pain pills illegally is scheduled to turn himself in to authorities over the weekend, according to his attorney, Ricky W. Morris, Jr.

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