News for Friday, September 20, 2013


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Dutchtown cruises to easy victory against Riverdale

Dutchtown cruises to an easy 49-28 win at Riverdale

In an era of high powered, spread offenses, the Dutchtown Bulldogs opened up a can of old school on the Riverdale Raiders.

Officials expect runoff, high number of absentee ballots

Elections Superintendent Charity Woods predicts a runoff in the Nov. 5 election and expects a record number of absentee ballots to be turned in.

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Royster fights test cheating accusations

Officials: Never is it permissible to coach a student

A special education teacher accused of tipping answers to her students during a standardized test last spring is fighting to keep her job.

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Lake City chief, captain speak to CSU class

After working his way through the ranks of Lake City Police Department to captain, Harold Simmons thought he’d done pretty well for himself without a college degree.

Forest Park resident urges positive programs

Ann Keith did a good-natured about-face at Monday night’s city council meeting by urging the board and her fellow residents to support positive programs in Forest Park.

Lake City, mobile home park likely headed for court

A prolonged zoning battle over a mobile home park in Lake City is likely headed to Clayton County Superior Court.

Clayton County church bulletin

A list of happenings in the Clayton County faith community.

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Kendrick looks to regain playoff form

Barry Ross proclaims to have seen the “good, bad and ugly” when it comes to Kendrick Middle School football.

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Morrow looking for improvement

MORROW — It’s not like Anthony McKissic doesn’t believe in his team, but the Morrow cross country coach has a realistic goal for his team in today’s Battle of Atlanta meet.

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Union Grove JROTC cadets help HOPE Park

The young cadets aggressively broke up soil and tore weeds from the raised beds at the HOPE Park Community Garden.

Sinners in need of a Savior

When I was growing up, it seemed like everyone went to church.

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Eagle's Landing finds a way to win

It was games like this that Eagle’s Landing found ways to lose last season on the way to a one-win record.

Christians are to obey and love God

I was seventeen when I became a Christian and I really loved the Lord Jesus and wanted to obey Him.

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Donations still needed for shelter’s yard sale

Clayton County Humane Society shelter staff member Keith Hunt gives a treat to Shadow, an 11-and-a-half-year-old lab mix, in the shelter’s dog yard Sept. 11.