News for Monday, September 19, 2011

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Ga. board considers high-profile inmate’s case

ATLANTA — Supporters of Troy Davis made a last-ditch effort Monday to stop his execution for the 1989 murder of an off-duty Savannah police officer, asking the Georgia pardons board to grant him clemency.

Livingston, Shelvia

Mrs. Shelvia Livingston, of Jonesboro, passed away, Sept. 18, 2011.

Bailey, Jr. , James

James Bailey, Jr., 58, of Riverdale, died Sept. 14, 2011. www.southcarecremation.com.

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CASA still far from Duck Derby goal

“Rubber Duckie, you’re the one. You make bathtime lots of fun. Rubber Duckie, I’m awfully fond of you. Woo woo be doo. Rubber Duckie, joy of joys. When I squeeze you, you make noise! Rubber Duckie, you’re my very best friend. It’s true!” — Jeff Moss’ “Rubber Duckie,” as sung by Ernie, from “Sesame Street.”

MARTA to hold public event in College Park

Customers of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, in College Park and South Fulton County, will have a chance to get their questions and concerns answered during an event next week.

Trial starts in drug-deal death

Testimony begins this week in the trial of two men accused in the April 2010 shooting death of a third man, during what police said was a drug deal gone wrong.

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McDonough fight leads to federal investigation

Counterfeit money found by police

The United States Secret Service is conducting a joint investigation with the McDonough Police Department, after a man was arrested for having fake money.

CSU dinner theater provides laughs, mystery

There was pasta, Italian music, hints of Mafia connections, passionate professions of love, –– and then it was revealed that somebody had been “whacked” Friday at Clayton State University.

The truth will out - Michael Reagan

No matter what the record shows, there will always be the naysayers who have no trouble ignoring facts as obvious as the noses on their faces.

The days after 9/11 in New York City - Martha Carr

The events on 9/11 at the Pentagon, in a field in Shanksville, Pa., and in Manhattan, that claimed nearly 3,000 lives from the age of 2 to 85, were so enormous they gave off a ripple effect we still feel today.

Gas prices continue to fall

The Peach State continues to experience a decline in its average retail gasoline price, said spokeswoman Jessica Brady, of AAA Auto Club South.

Food pantry begins call for support

Already community leaders are galvanizing support to address what promises to be another challenging holiday season for area families.

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It’s back to work for Luella

Luella coach Nic Vasilchek says his team’s 21-day layoff might have come out the best time of the season. The Lions, who are 3-0, open their Region 2-AAAAA schedule Friday against visiting East Coweta, which also has the same record.

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Friday Night Stars

These players had superb performances for their teams last weekend:

Forest Park offers new alert system

Forest Park officials have added another communication tool to alert residents to approaching bad weather and other emergency management related situations.

Commissioners approve Tara Field contract with GDOT

Local leaders are moving forward in an effort to solidify Tara Field's status as Henry County's newest airport. The Henry County Board of Commissioners, on Monday, approved a contract with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), regarding the acquisition of the airport.

Trial starts in drug-deal death

Testimony begins this week in the trial of two men accused in the April 2010 shooting death of a third man, during what police said was a drug deal gone wrong.

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Casa Still Far From Duck Derby Goal

“Rubber Duckie, you’re the one. You make bathtime lots of fun. Rubber Duckie, I’m awfully fond of you. Woo woo be doo. Rubber Duckie, joy of joys. When I squeeze you, you make noise! Rubber Duckie, you’re my very best friend. It’s true!” — Jeff Moss’ “Rubber Duckie,” as sung by Ernie, from “Sesame Street.”

Marta To Hold Public Event In College Park

Customers of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, in College Park and South Fulton County, will have a chance to get their questions and concerns answered during an event next week.

Mcdonough Fight Leads To Federal Investigation Counterfeit money found by police

The United States Secret Service is conducting a joint investigation with the McDonough Police Department, after a man was arrested for having fake money.

The Truth Will Out - Michael Reagan

No matter what the record shows, there will always be the naysayers who have no trouble ignoring facts as obvious as the noses on their faces.

The Days After 9/11 In New York City - Martha Carr

The events on 9/11 at the Pentagon, in a field in Shanksville, Pa., and in Manhattan, that claimed nearly 3,000 lives from the age of 2 to 85, were so enormous they gave off a ripple effect we still feel today.

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