News for Thursday, August 2, 2012


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Key lime kicks blueberry’s pie

Headquarters library hosts bake-off

LaTonya Braswell’s Key Lime Cake takes first-place honors Thursday at a Family Baking Contest at the Clayton County Headquarters Library.

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ROAD TO KICKOFF: Mundy's Mill players are 'hungry' to win

While most of the upperclassmen on the Mundy’s Mill football team would much rather forget the past seasons at the school, it is a different scenario with the incoming freshmen players.

Cities outline argument for ‘LOST’ cause

Clayton County’s seven cities pushed back against county leaders in LOST negotiations Thursday by arguing their residents are paying for services primarily provided to people who live in unincorporated parts of the county.

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Customers support Chick-fil-A in droves

Chick-fil-A’s may be closed on Sundays, but, boy, were they ever busy on Wednesday.

Former NFL player charged with abandoning son

A former NFL player bonded out of the Clayton County Jail after being arrested Tuesday on child-abandonment charges.

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For Christians, the best support is love — Gabriel Stovall

If you saw me at Chick-fil-A this week it was because I, like hundreds and thousands of the restaurant’s other patrons, was making a sure and bold statement. The statement I made was simple yet profound. It changed the course of my day, and caused me to feel full inside.

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The message of the lost parable — Jim Bell

When most Christians think of parables, we immediately think of the teachings of Jesus Christ, for He was the master of this illustrative technique of teaching. We also associate parables with the New Testament because this is where most of them are found.

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Morrow High grad honored by teachers’ group

A Morrow teacher and graduate of Leadership Clayton was one of six nominees for Educator of the year by a statewide career and technical-education group.

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Nature denies date with Williams sisters — Curt Yeomans

I’m a little miffed at Mother Nature right now as a result of all of this. I had a chance to see two of the top American tennis players play but I was denied the opportunity because of a long afternoon of rain.

Riverdale's Wilson Road closes for weekend sidewalk work

The city will close access to Wilson Road today at 5 p.m. so construction crews can install handicap-accessible crossing ramps on the street.

Authorities end standoff

Authorities ended an overnight standoff in Riverdale, Thursday morning.