News for Wednesday, March 14, 2012


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Pet of the Week - Baylor

Baylor welcomed the new year in at the Henry County Animal Shelter.

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Volunteers, park staff renovate Stone Pavilion

Due to the increased capacity and improved amenities of the Stone Pavilion, Kane said the price for a reservation has increased from $55 to $300 per day.

John Rodney Dean

John Rodney Dean, of Hampton, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2012. He was 56 years old.

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Headquarters library displaying ‘unique’ dolls collection

African-American dolls, dressed in fashionable Victorian-style clothing, were on display at the Clayton County Library System’s Headquarters branch, in Jonesboro, on Wednesday.

Faith Notes - March 17, 2012

First Baptist Church, Jonesboro, will host a workshop for couples and individuals who want to deepen their relationships with God.

DATEBOOK: March 16, 2012

Kiwanis Club accepting applications for talent showcase

Running on Empty - Peter Funt

With his poll numbers rising and the opposition flailing, little could cause President Obama's reelection bandwagon to run out of gas. Except, perhaps, gas.

Not-So-Super Tuesday Report - Will Durst

And now your eagerly awaited Super Tuesday Report. Named for the quantity of contests and not the quality of participants.

Southwest Airlines makes executive changes

Southwest Airlines announced changes to its top-tier management Wednesday as it continues to merge with AirTran Airways.

A tale of two Romneys - Will Durst

Odd week for Mitt Romney. The roller-coaster candidate was on the receiving end of more mixed messages than a basement bulletin board at the United Nations on “Take Your Schizophrenic to Work Day.”

Hospital receives $50,000 grant from Chaparral Foundation

Piedmont Henry Hospital is planning to purchase equipment, designed to increase safety for patients and employees. The medical facility is able to take the action, in part, because of a $50,000 grant from the Chaparral Foundation, a funding agency based in Texas.

CSU, National Archives to host student research conference

Clayton State University officials are pushing for college students to submit ideas for an upcoming conference about social and civic responsibility, community leadership and service to society.

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Police search for Stockbridge man last seen in rental car

Henry County Police are searching for a man who was declared missing on Tuesday, according to Sgt. Joey Smith.

Mother indicted for cutting boy’s finger

A Clayton County grand jury has indicted a mother for intentionally cutting her son’s finger with a kitchen knife.

Morrow Sam’s Club celebrates 25 years

There are 23 Sam’s Club stores all over Georgia but the first one opened right here in Morrow 25 years ago and that is cause for a celebration, said officials.

FAITH NOTES: First Baptist Jonesboro to host a workshop

Faith notes: A schedule of church-related events.