News for Tuesday, October 8, 2013


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After undefeated season, White Academy awaits postseason

After undefeated season, White awaits postseason

With only a couple starters back from last year’s team, Eddie White Academy coach Mareno Philyaw looked at the prospect of a rebuilding season.

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Mundy's Mill WR ready to blossom

Mundy’s Mill WR ready to blossom, again

As Mundy’s Mill running back Rodney Smith regains the form that made him one of the most dangerous rushers in the state last season, things will begin to open up for teammate Eric Tate.

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No panic, but urgency for teams

While one loss in a subregion or region game doesn’t necessary mean your season is over, it does place a since of urgency on the program.

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THOMAS: A Republican response to healthcare

If the United Kingdom, whose population of slightly more than 62 million people, is experiencing severe problems and potential insolvency with its 65-year-old National Health Service (NHS), why would anyone believe a government-run health insurance system in the United States and the health care monstrosity that must inevitably follow will be any more successful with a population more than 300 million?

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Deraney to run for state House District 78 as a Republican

Christopher Deraney knows it’s not easy to run as a Republican in a state House of Representatives district that lies partially in Democrat territory.

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State officials celebrate Georgia Pre-K Week

Criss-cross apple sauce State Rep. Andy Welch (R-McDonough) sat inside a circle of intrigued 4-year-olds as part of Georgia’s Pre-K Week, Sept. 30 - Oct. 4.

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VFW Ladies Auxiliary is top cancer research fundraiser

Call it a battle between Clayton and Cobb counties for cancer fundraising supremacy.

Three Clayton cities to host joint economic development meeting

Lake City, Morrow and Forest Park working on ‘Tri City Venture’

Elected leaders from three Clayton County cities are expected to sit down for a rare meeting to work on their joint future.

What you do not know can hurt you


Riverdale gets in the pink for breast cancer awareness

Riverdale is going just one shade this month and it’s pink, pink, pink.

Support exists for cancer patients

There is support in Clayton County for people who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Men get breast cancer too

Approximately 410 men will succumb to it this year

McDONOUGH — Dr. Scott Timbert has been a breast health specialist for 15 years.

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Police say suspect in 2011 beating death of pregnant girlfriend caught in Forest Park

A man wanted in the 2011 death of his pregnant girlfriend has been caught in Forest Park, said police.

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Special BOC meeting called in fire chief search

A search for a new Clayton County fire chief has had its hiccups, but county commissioners are expected to take a move closer to naming a chief this week.

MAHONE: Who still in the playoff chase?

Just like that, a team can find themselves in a region race or out of it.

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Fayette fugitive, others caught in Hampton

A Hampton man who eluded capture after a “brazen” daytime robbery has been caught and charged with several others, said police.

Clayton police volunteer program gets green light

Clayton County residents will soon be able to help police keep the county safe.

Saving the ta-tas takes little effort

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to remind men and women to get regular breast exams.

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Six graduate from DUI Court program

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