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Radio personality to CSU students: 'Media is changing'

The times are changing in the mass media field and college graduates need to be ready to handle those changes, a local radio disc jockey with 31 years of experience in media told a group of Clayton State University students on Tuesday.

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4-H Archery Club preparing for new season

A group of youngsters in Henry County recently hit their mark, in an effort to show their appreciation for a local recreational program.

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Clayton fire officials share training methods

Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services officials shared their unique training methods with thousands of their peers during an international forum held in Atlanta.

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Ralph, state commerce leaders meet with legislators

Clayton County Board of Commissioners Vice-Chairman Wole Ralph was in Washington D.C. this week, participating in Georgia Chamber of Commerce meetings with national legislators, the county has announced. He is, in addition to being a county official, also one of more than 300 members of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors, according to the chamber's web site, www.gachamber.com/.

Cargo flights increase at Hartsfield-Jackson

The world’s busiest airport continues to expand its air cargo reach and capacity, said a spokesman for the airport.

Persistent warming trends across the South spell trouble - Martha Randolph Carr

Everyone knows that in America we like to avoid death and taxes in about equal portions.

Taking rural refuge - Tom Purcell

I'm torn about it, if you want to know the truth.

Mallett, William “Bill” Glenn

William “Bill” Glenn Mallett, 78, of Riverdale, entered into rest on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011.

Ansley, James M

Mr. James M. Ansley, of Forest Park, passed away Sept. 13, 2011.

Datebook - September 15, 2011

CSU to hold free public events today

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Former Clayton State standout signs pro contract

She had arguably the best two-year career for a Clayton State women’s basketball player, and helped lead the Lakers to the ultimate prize. Now, Teshymia Tillman is set for another adventure in her basketball career.

Hartsfield-Jackson experiences increase in cargo flights

The world's busiest airport continues to expand its air cargo reach and capacity, said a spokesman for the airport.

Gas prices fall while oil prices rise

The average cost of regular unleaded gasoline in Georgia is currently at $3.51 per gallon, according to AAA Auto Club South. Spokeswoman Jessica Brady said this is a decrease, compared to the state's average gasoline price last week of $3.58 per gallon.

Boc Accepts $13,000 Teen Pregnancy Grant Rec center will use money for prevention efforts

The Clayton County Board of Commissioners cleared the way Tuesday night for the county’s parks and recreation facilities to begin offering programs designed to prevent teenage females from having babies before they have high school diplomas.

Cargo Flights Increase At Hartsfield-Jackson

The world’s busiest airport continues to expand its air cargo reach and capacity, said a spokesman for the airport.

College Park Wants Timeline For Budget Projection

The City of College Park is working toward getting a five-year operational budget plan on track.

Radio Personality To Csu Students: 'Media Is Changing'

The times are changing in the mass media field and college graduates need to be ready to handle those changes, a local radio disc jockey with 31 years of experience in media told a group of Clayton State University students on Tuesday.

Should The Law Stand Up For Ugly People? - Danny Tyree

If you have the sort of face that only a mother could love, you may not be surprised the ugly truths documented Daniel Hamermesh.

Bogo Bonanza: Make The Most Of Big Sales

Buy One, Get One Free sales can be a lot of fun for coupon shoppers! Not only do shoppers take home two items for the cost of one, we can add coupons to the mix to reduce our out-of-pocket expense even more.

Persistent Warming Trends Across The South Spell Trouble - Martha Randolph Carr

Everyone knows that in America we like to avoid death and taxes in about equal portions.

Barack Obama: A Weakened Compromiser Or Caver? - Joe Gandelman

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — As you enter this city of 58,566 two hours from the Colorado-Utah border, you can swear you almost see facial images in the red rock and gorges carved and gouged Mother Nature. This is Colorado, with hundreds of clay stone caves, where caving is popular.

4-H Archery Club Preparing For New Season

A group of youngsters in Henry County recently hit their mark, in an effort to show their appreciation for a local recreational program.

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Seniors honor firefighters with lunch

It wasn't exactly dinner and a show but Tuesday's visits by Clayton County senior citizens to local fire stations included a chicken sandwich and a serenade.

BOC accepts $13,000 teen pregnancy grant

Rec center will use money for prevention efforts

The Clayton County Board of Commissioners cleared the way Tuesday night for the county’s parks and recreation facilities to begin offering programs designed to prevent teenage females from having babies before they have high school diplomas.

College Park wants timeline for budget projection

The City of College Park is working toward getting a five-year operational budget plan on track.

Area Births

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

Tucker, Pauline

Pauline Tucker, 84, of Jonesboro, died Sept. 7, 2011. www.southcarecremation.com.

School Notebook - September 14, 2011

Headquarters Library hosts College Readiness Series

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Living Water for Girls battles sex trafficking

Henry County resident is founder

Sex trafficking has maneuvered its way into Georgia, but there is an organization in Henry County working to rescue victims of the sex trade.

Officials say fire cause was arson

A Clayton County firefighter was injured battling a blaze early Tuesday morning that officials said was intentionally set.

Police say Riverdale mother died Friday

Clayton County police said a Riverdale man killed his girlfriend Friday, and kept her three daughters bound and gagged inside their home over the weekend, before leaving with one of them Monday morning.

BOGO bonanza: Make the most of big sales

Jill Cataldo saves hundreds on groceries by making the most of the common coupon. You can, too.

Gas South’s ‘Pay-As-You-Go’ aids customers

Assistance program reaches 3rd anniversary

As the economy continues to struggle, the recession has left many consumers with financial uncertainty and a renewed commitment to savings and value. This trend is evident in the continued growth of Gas South’s Pay-As-You-Go Program.

Barack Obama: A weakened compromiser or caver? - Joe Gandelman

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — As you enter this city of 58,566 two hours from the Colorado-Utah border, you can swear you almost see facial images in the red rock and gorges carved and gouged by Mother Nature. This is Colorado, with hundreds of clay stone caves, where caving is popular.

Should the law stand up for ugly people? - Danny Tyree

If you have the sort of face that only a mother could love, you may not be surprised by the ugly truths documented by Daniel Hamermesh.

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