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Maguire releases CD inspired by C.S. Lewis book
Neighbor columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently released an album, “In green seas, under copper skies: Music inspired by C.S. Lewis’ ‘Perelandra.’” The project was written, performed and produced ...
November 06, 2013 02:26 PM | 1 1 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Use newspaper to create Halloween decorations
What’s black and white and orange all over? Creative Halloween decorations made out of newspaper. Black and white newsprint is a perfect starting point for spooky crafts. A lightweight foam wreath ...
October 25, 2013 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Morrow firefighter-paramedics train to preserve life
In Georgia, the state requires paramedics to attend training classes in CPR and other life-saving methods for 40 hours every two years to remain certified. However, firefighter/paramedics with the ...
August 07, 2013 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rex Mill MS dance team sets sights on a 2014 Orange Bowl
With 64 days remaining before the start of the 2013 collegiate football season, no one knows what teams will be participating in any of the upcoming bowl games, especially the prestigious Orange Bo...
June 27, 2013 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fime Arts magnet schools debut first combined musical stage production
Register yet another milestone for Clayton County Public Schools. For the first time, children in the Fine Arts Magnet Program at a county elementary and middle school will combine their singing, d...
February 07, 2013 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kemp Primary School heeds challenge to fight childhood obesity
Maybe Kemp Primary School officials in Hampton might want to reevaluate the school’s choice of a panda as the school mascot. With what Kemp’s more than 700 students have achieved, they might want t...
February 01, 2013 09:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Forest Park Library receives rave reviews
Kimberly Clayton has not had time to answer too many questions about the new Forest Park branch of the Clayton County Library System. As its assistant branch manager, most of her time has been spen...
January 11, 2013 10:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local band unveils new music in N.Y.; Georgia film premieres
Mark Wallace Maguire and The Dawntreaders unveiled their first music for film in the North American debut of “Tears of Bankers” Tuesday in New York as part of the annual New Filmmakers Series. The ...
September 05, 2012 10:30 AM | 2 2 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chick-fil-A Back to School Bash draws more than 4,600
The old adage of, “The early bird catches the worm” was replaced Aug. 4 by a new axiom, “The early bird catches the school supplies.” Clayton school children and their parents attending the Chick-f...
August 17, 2012 12:12 PM | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fishing rodeos, tournaments draw increasingly large crowds to Clayton County International Park
As his new fishing rod and reel lay next to him on the shore of the small fishing pond at Clayton County International Park, The Beach, Tecember Watson hastily untangled the fishing line of his nin...
July 25, 2012 12:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodturning artist Doug McCulloch uses unwanted material to create masterpieces
Doug McCulloch drove by a lady’s home several times before deciding to stop and speak with her. No, he was not interested in selling her anything or in purchasing her home. However, he was there to...
July 11, 2012 04:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clayton County Tennis Summer Camp teaches lifelong sport enjoyment
The late tennis great Arthur Ashe, formally ranked number one in the world and the winner of three Grand Slams of Tennis titles, was once asked to comment on his success. “I look at the success I h...
July 03, 2012 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Wife Swap' looks for local contestants
Producers of ABC’s top-rated show “Wife Swap” are searching for families to appear on their very own epsiode of the popular show. The premise is that the mother from each household swaps places for...
July 03, 2012 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Independence Day celebrations abound in Clayton
With Saturday’s 26th Annual FreedomFest community festival now back at its regularly-scheduled date of the Saturday before July 4, organizer Mike Twomey anticipates a larger crowd, weather permitti...
June 27, 2012 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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World record event has deeper purpose
Officials with the Guinness Book of World Records are beginning to know Clayton County all too well, especially in the last month. Less than a month after Clayton County Senior Services broke the G...
June 21, 2012 04:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Park sets summer camp standard of excellence
The late comedian Ray Duncan had an unusual opinion of summer camp for children. “A lot of parents pack up their summer troubles and send them away to summer camp,” he said. However, from the comme...
June 14, 2012 03:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Concert for Care proceeds achieve support goal
Although few events may actually achieve the level of publicity afforded them, the Concert for Care fundraiser, held recently at the outside amphitheater of the National Archives Atlanta in Morrow,...
June 01, 2012 11:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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CCIP, The Beach ready for record-breaking summer
Last season, The Beach at Clayton County International Park in Jonesboro drew more than 78,000 visitors to the eight-acre facility, according to the park’s deputy administrator Troy Stubbs, with mo...
May 24, 2012 05:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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