News for Tuesday, September 13, 2011

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Republicans are not anti-science — Just pro-politics -Tina Dupuy

It's not easy denying evolution while championing Social Darwinism.

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Murray handles spotlight as Drew’s QB

Drew coach Jarrett Laws knew from a mental standpoint that junior quarterback Jay Murray could lead the team this season.

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Levi's Call issued for father, four kids

A Levi's Call has been issued through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for a Forest Park man and his four children.

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Arts Clayton celebrates Allan Vigil, 25th birthday

Saturday evening was a night to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Arts Clayton’s founding, with a dinner held in the middle of Jonesboro’s Main Street, but the event mainly shone the spotlight on automobile dealer Allan Vigil, one of the group’s biggest financial sponsors.

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Jonesboro postpones millage rate vote

Mayor: There was a public advertising issue

The Jonesboro City Council will vote on re-establishing its millage rate at some point, but the day when that will occur was not immediately known Monday, after the council unanimously voted to postpone a vote scheduled to take place this week.

Republicans Are Not Anti-Science - Just Pro-Politics -Tina Dupuy

It's not easy denying evolution while championing Social Darwinism.

Nothing To Cheer About - Peter Funt

The numbers are similar; which deserves the applause?

Bible Baptist Christian School Celebrates Grandparents Day Sept. 11, 2001 also observed

A few of the young pupils enthusiastically showed their grandparents around Bible Baptist Christian School, in Hampton.

Honoring Service, Sacrifice Military personnel, first responders lauded

Tears and tributes flowed during the weekend in Locust Grove, as part of the Henry County 9/11 Remembrance Candlelight Ceremony.

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Clayton officials observe 10th anniversary of 9/11

As hundreds gathered in Jonesboro, Sunday, to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania, thoughts turned closer to home and the men and women who risk their lives every day to protect lives and property in Clayton County.

Police charge four in death

Clayton County police said a man died Saturday night after being shot during a botched drug deal in Jonesboro.

Break-ins on rise in Clayton schools

Clayton County Public Schools Superintendent Edmond Heatley had some bad news to share with the public at Monday night’s school board meeting. Since the school year began, there has been a “rash” of break-ins at various county schools.

Brannon, Cliff Raymond

Cliff Raymond Brannon, Jr., 57, of Morrow, passed away Friday, Sept. 2, 2011 at the Vitas Hospice.

Wisniewski, Blanche G.

Blanche G. Wisniewski, 95, passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2011.

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Honoring Service, Sacrifice

Military personnel, first responders lauded

Tears and tributes flowed during the weekend in Locust Grove, as part of the Henry County 9/11 Remembrance Candlelight Ceremony. Hundreds –– young and old, alike –– gathered on the lawn at Locust Grove City Hall, where veterans, including a group from World War II, were recognized for their service to the country.

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Bible Baptist Christian school celebrates Grandparents Day

Sept. 11, 2001 also observed

A few of the young pupils enthusiastically showed their grandparents around Bible Baptist Christian School, in Hampton.

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Red-meat slam dance - Will Durst

A full complement of Republican presidential candidates gathered for the battle royale at the Ronald Reagan Library in Seamy (Simi) Valley, Calif. And though he was only there in spirit, the Great Communicator could easily have supplied the power for the entire proceedings, had the networks harnessed him spinning in his grave like a rotisserie chicken in the middle of a power surge.

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Nothing to cheer about - Peter Funt

among those who support the death penalty, the possibility of wrongfully executing someone, as well as undermining the process by which such miscarriages could be avoided, should be viewed as nothing less than the horror that it is.

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