News for Tuesday, October 22, 2013


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THOMAS: Say 'no' to underwriting more debt

Rather than sending people to Washington in the vain hope the capital can be run like a state, Mike Pence says Washington should look to states “where there is innovation in health care, education, balanced budgets and taxes” and follow their lead.

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CSU ranked No. 2 in preseason poll

If the preseason polls are right, then Clayton State women’s team should remain among Div. II elite teams this season.

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Jonesboro trio named to all-area team

Jonesboro volleyball trio named to all-area 4-AAAA team

Three Jonesboro volleyball players were named to the All-Area 4-AAAA team, which was released earlier this week.

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Region football races narrowing down

For some teams, it’s already about building for next year, and getting ready for basketball season.

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Clayton State soccer continues hot streak

Clayton State coach Gareth O’Sullivan isn’t totally shocked about the results from his team’s last two matches.

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Former Riverdale DB Hakeem Smith has NFL dreams

Former Riverdale DB Smith has NFL dreams

Hakeem Smith entered the season with some high expectations, and the former Riverdale High standout certainly hasn’t disappointed for the No. 18-ranked Louisville defense.

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Morrow Business and Tourism Association dazzles while helping residents at Fashionatta

Southern Crescent residents got a lesson in giving while watching beautiful people strut up and down a catwalk Sunday.

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Kendrick Middle science teacher Lindiwe Ngubeni wins Symetra Heroes in the Classroom Award

JONESBORO — Lindiwe Ngubeni was initially upset that her students missed the last part of their science lab in order to attend an assembly in the school gymnasium.

Clayton County Humane Society raised about $7,000 for animal care at fall yard sale fundraiser

Clayton County Humane Society officials may have been singing The O’Jays iconic ode to the almighty dollar, “For The Love of Money,” after counting up the proceeds from their fall yard sale fundraiser.

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Clayton County Meals on Wheels preparing for annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser

Sophia Loren once reputedly said “Everything you see, I owe to spaghetti.”

Don’t ever stop believing

A couple of months ago, my teenage niece texted me “Guess what?” As she was nearly 17, it could have been anything — a new zit, a boy smiled at her, a girl said something about her behind her back. So I texted back, “What?”

Public Works works hard

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Open House set Thursday at CCPD

There will be a bearcat at Thursday’s annual Open House at Clayton County Police Department but there’s no need for alarm.

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Candidates outline plans for Forest Park

Voters will cast ballots at the recreation center Nov. 5 for mayor and two council seats from a field of 11 candidates.

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Morrow City Manager Jeff Eady resigns to become Forest Park public works director

Soon to be ex-city manager will become Forest Park’s public works director

Jeff Eady resigned Tuesday after a 30-year career with the City of Morrow.

Area Deaths

Garry Jones

Bringing back Clayton County manager ill-conceived

Commissioner Edmondson should reconsider

As we have said repeatedly, and will repeat again and again in the future, government belongs to the governed and not the governing, and most certainly not to bureaucrats.