News for Saturday, September 3, 2011

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ELCA overcomes miscues to beat Henry County 23-14

Even when things went horribly awry, Eagle’s Landing Christian found a way to make something right out of something wrong Friday. An interception in the first half was filed away, and became part of the blueprint for second-half redemption.

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Jonesboro, Sutton unstoppable

Jonesboro coach Tim Floyd was going for all the marbles on the first play of the game.

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North Clayton’s defense rules the night

A game ending in a 22-0 score is normally not referred to as a defensive struggle.

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Luella wins battle against Eagle’s Landing

Before the game against Eagle’s Landing, Luella head football coach Nick Vasilchek spoke of the football season as the war, and he would be encouraging his Lions to win each battle (game) along the way toward winning the war.

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Riverdale gives Downs first career win

Two winless teams met Friday night at Southern Crescent Stadium trying to provide a win for their first-year coaches. It seems Riverdale brought it’s A-game.

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Stockbrige routs North Springs

Stockbridge quarterback Leon Prunty ran for two scores and passed for another two touchdowns in leading the Tigers to a 62-0 win over North Springs in a non-region game Friday.

Many qualify to seek offices in Clayton cities

Forty-four people signed up this week to run for elected offices, including mayoral seats and city council positions, in Clayton County’s seven cities, according to election registration officials in the towns.

Candidates qualify for municipal elections in Henry County

The contenders are set for municipal elections in Henry County’s four cities. The qualifying phase of the 2011 election cycle ended Friday, in McDonough, Stockbridge, Hampton and Locust Grove.

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Murder charge added against man in Morrow shooting

A warrant for murder has been obtained by detectives against 19-year-old James Michael Glenn, III, of Morrow, according to Clayton County Police Sgt. Otis Willis, III.

Car drops 35 feet to embankment

A car fell about 35 feet from a Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) construction site in Morrow, on Friday, and landed on its hood on the embankment below, according to Detective Sgt. Lawrence Oglesby, of the Morrow Police Department.

AAA: More dead batteries likely during holiday weekend

AAA has experienced an increase in calls over the years from motorists stranded on roads due to feeble, or dead, vehicle batteries, according to a AAA Auto Club South spokesperson.

Local reservoirs offer Labor Day options

Labor Day unofficially marks the end of summer, but there is still outdoor fun to be had at Clayton County's water reservoirs.

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Church raises funds to buy Bibles for inmates

A Jonesboro church has raised funds to buy half the Bibles needed for inmates at the Clayton County Jail, and members hope other congregations will join them in the drive to fund the other half.

News of the weird 9-3-11

Proof that true stories are weirder than made-up stories.

Newspaper offices closing for holiday

In observance of the Labor Day holiday, the offices of the Clayton News Daily and the Henry Daily Herald will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, and will re-open at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6.

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Christians have the power of the Holy Spirit - Jim Bell

I can truthfully witness to you, today, of the power of the Holy Spirit, for I have experienced His power in witnessing to lost people –– those who are not Christians.

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A perspective that may surprise you - Susan Bennett

What if you’re OK, just the way you are? With all your flaws, all your weaknesses, all your sins, all your struggles …? What if … you’re actually OK just the way you are?

Christians Have The Power Of The Holy Spirit - Jim Bell

I can truthfully witness to you, today, of the power of the Holy Spirit, for I have experienced His power in witnessing to lost people –– those who are not Christians.

Elca Overcomes Miscues To Beat Henry County 23-14

Even when things went horribly awry, Eagle's Landing Christian found a way to make something right out of something wrong Friday. An interception in the first half was filed away, and became part of the blueprint for second-half redemption.

A Perspective That May Surprise You - Susan Bennett

I'm going to start out saying something so radical, so completely revolutionary, that it'll probably take us the rest of our lives to get our minds around it. What if …

Church Raises Funds To Buy Bibles For Inmates

A Jonesboro church has raised funds to buy half the Bibles needed for inmates at the Clayton County Jail, and members hope other congregations will join them in the drive to fund the other half.

North Clayton'S Defense Rules The Night

A game ending in a 22-0 score is normally not referred to as a defensive struggle.

Luella Wins Battle Against Eagle'S Landing

Before the game against Eagle's Landing, Luella head football coach Nick Vasilchek spoke of the football season as the war, and he would be encouraging his Lions to win each battle (game) along the way toward winning the war.

News Of The Weird 9-3-11

Arkansas Time Machine, Back to the 1950s

Aaa: More Dead Batteries Likely During Holiday Weekend

AAA has experienced an increase in calls over the years from motorists stranded on roads due to feeble, or dead, vehicle batteries, according to a AAA Auto Club South spokesperson.

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