News for Tuesday, July 30, 2013


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Riverdale DB commits to startup program

RIVERDALE — Isa Muhammad probably could have waited for some more offers to come, but the Riverdale defensive back decided he had found his future home.

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Teams take different approach to camp

Some prefer to leave campus while others hold their preseason football camps at schools.

STOVALL: Keep the 'student'; in student-athlete in high school, please

While sitting in the Atlanta airport Friday morning waiting to board a flight to Houston, Texas, I overheard a conversation between two college football enthusiasts about the infamous discussion of whether college athletes should get paid.

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Forest Park beginning to look the part

If football victories were given out simply by passing the proverbial eye test, Forest Park might be good for a few more W’s than usual this season.

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TMA still developing athletes, grooming leaders

TMA still developing athletes, grooming leaders

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THOMAS: Losing faith in government

A USA Today poll found that young people put “elected official or working for one” at the very bottom of their career choices. Given the performance of Washington’s political class, who can blame them?

Morrow's tourists may foot theater billing

Community theater in Morrow may be looked into with tax dollars, but it will be the city’s visitors — not its residents — footing the bill, said he town’s top tourism official.

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Riverdale couple appear on Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids edition

RIVERDALE — Cortney Dunmyer was surfing the web last November looking for a wedding dress when she came across a link to apply to be on The Learning Channel’s Say Yes to the Dress television show.

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Good Shepherd Clinic to serve up tomato sandwiches Saturday

Good Shepherd Clinic to serve tomato sandwiches Saturday

A tomato faced the knife at the Good Shepherd Clinic as Dr. Charles Johnson tried to determine what was wrong with it.

Clayton chamber selling tickets for women's spotlight lunch

Successful women will be highlighted

JONESBORO — So a mayor, a manager, a director and a former politician walk into a room full of women.

News Daily lifts curtain on changes

Newspaper changes unveiled

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People First hosts Walk-A-Thon

McDONOUGH — The Fifth Annual People First of Henry County Walk-A-Thon was held Saturday, July 20, in McDonough and more than $14,000 in donations poured in to benefit the programs for people with disabilities.

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Driving gearing up for next Thunder season

All the cars and equipment had yet to be loaded on the trailers, but the conversation inside the Atlanta Motor Speedway garages was focused on next season.

Clayton wants public input for comprehensive plan update

The time has come for Clayton County residents to make their voices heard on where they want to see the county headed over the next two decades.

BOE refreshens policies

The Clayton County Board of Education took action on two policies during its meeting Monday.

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Jonesboro basketball court supporters make voices heard

W.A. Winston II spends his Sunday mornings worshiping at a downtown Jonesboro “church” that might be considered a bit unorthodox.

On being Southern with a little consternation

What it means to be Southern

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