News for Friday, December 14, 2012

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PAGLIA: One big step for Henry County

ELCA wins first high school football state title in county history

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ELCA takes in sights and sounds of the Georgia Dome

Plenty of distractions for Chargers to overcome (or enjoy)

Mr. James Perkins, Jr.

Mr. James Perkins, Jr. of Fayetteville passed away Dec. 13, 2012.

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Vendya Albertyne Lewis Little

Vendya Albertyne Lewis Little, 71, departed this life on Dec. 9, 2012 in Riverdale,

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Manhunt continues for Paige

Hoaxes complicate search

A couple of hoaxes have interrupted the manhunt for Thomas Paige.

New commissioners set for holiday inaugurations

Although Christmas is Dec. 25, Clayton County commission Chairman-elect Jeff Turner will be in a festive mood a few days early.

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Bank robber caught in Henry County

Edwards apprehended by police and U.S. Marshals

A man wanted for robbing two Southern Crescent banks has been caught.

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Seay: Legislative Delegation will move county forward

The Clayton County Legislative Delegation will do a better job of promoting the county’s needs in the upcoming Georgia General Assembly session, said State Sen. Valencia Seay (D-Riverdale) Thursday.

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Legislators preparing Georgia Archives support

Clayton County’s Legislative Delegation said it supports the Morrow-based Georgia Archives, but added all that can be done for the agency at this point is highlight its importance to the county and the rest of the state.

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Forest Park Teen Council serves community

They are elected into office by students

Some young elected officials gather twice a month to discuss Forest Park teen issues.

County FSA office announces new hours of operation

The Butts-Clayton-Henry-Fayette-Spalding County Farm Service Agency (FSA) Office has agreed to a Shared Management Operation with the Lamar County FSA Office due to budget-related challenges and in order to continue to provide producers the best possible customer service.

Clayton State graduates 440 students

MORROW—Clayton State University’s annual Fall Commencement ceremony awarded 440 students with their undergraduate or master’s degrees as part of two ceremonies.

Education? There's an app for that

RIVERDALE—Ka’torria Garraway excitedly chatted with her 5th grade classmates as she “played” math games on school-issued iPods.

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Elmcroft raise money over festival of trees

Funds to benefit women’s shelter

Every Christmas tree was sold during the 4th annual Festival of Trees.

EDITORIAL: Common sense makes good government 

Those who govern with understanding and compassion generally govern best.

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