News for Wednesday, January 11, 2012


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Confusion vs. my Nest Egg — Tom Purcell

After a volatile 2011, the stock market is off to a relatively good start in 2012 –– at least as I'm writing this –– though I'm still plenty confused about my retirement savings.

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Change has been ‘good’ for Mundy's Mill's Willingham

After 14 years as a successful boys basketball coach, Tu Willingham decided he needed a change in his life.

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Statistically stealthy Clayton State women keep rising

It’s like committing a crime and making sure you don’t leave any fingerprints.

Federal agencies release 2011 counterfeit seizures report

$60 million in counterfeit goods seized

Theft of American intellectual property is a crime, and continuing efforts to protect the United States from the trade in counterfeit and pirated goods, has paid off for the two federal agencies charged with that responsibility.

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McCoy, Alice Virginia

Alice Virginia McCoy, 68, of Rex, Ga., passed away Jan. 9, 2012.

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Campbell, Ken

Ken Campbell, of Stockbridge, died in the early hours of Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012.

Stanford, Verner

Verner Stanford, 91, of McDonough, formerly of Morrow, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012.

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‘Keeping Residents Abreast’

School district hosts several informational forums

Gwen Cheatham and Regina Frambro are parents of students who attend Clayton County Public Schools. Cheatham and Frambro seem to also share another common interest: Making sure their children are prepared to transition into the new Common Core Curriculum.

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Morrow fetes Millirons as city leadership changes

Technically, Tuesday night’s gathering of the Morrow City Council was a business meeting, but it was in reality one long going away party for outgoing Mayor James “Jim” Millirons as he formally stepped down from the seat he’s held for the last 16 years.

Henry plans for College, Career Academy

A Henry County Schools steering committee comprised of school officials, county leaders, and business representatives, recently met to discuss the details of the school system’s efforts to build upon its current Academy for Advanced Studies, by establishing a College and Career Academy

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COUPON QUEEN: Natural couponing

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