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Johns Creek Police Need Your Help

JOHNS CREEK, GA -- Have you seen this woman? Police in Roswell and Johns Creek say that she is wanted in connection with an entering auto case and credit card fraud.

On Sept. 23, a victim reported that her wallet had been stolen. She did not know where it had been taken from. Shortly after, her credit cards were used at the Target store located at 2625 Peachtree Parkway, Johns Creek.

Police believe this is the same woman who committed a recent burglary in Roswell. In that case, stolen credit cards were used at the Target store at 2650 Holcomb Bridge Road, Alpharetta, and at Wal-Mart stores in Fayetteville and Riverdale.

The suspect is a white female. Police believe that she had a male accomplice in the Roswell incident.

If you have any information in these cases, contact Inv. M.L. Stokes with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Department (678-513-5878) or Det. D.

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Parking Company Donates Supplies to North Clayton High

Via The Daily View:  

Standard Parking Corporation at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport donated a large amount of school supplies to North Clayton High School on Friday, Sept. 17. 

The supplies, which will be distributed to students at the school, consisted of pencils, spiral notebooks, pens, notebook paper, and reams of copy paper.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and North Clayton High have been Partners in Education since 2001.   

Atlanta's Cutest Dog Contest

Does your furry friend make everyone go "gaga" during it's daily walk? If so, enter he or she into Metromix's "Cutest Dog Contest" .

Applicants will be accepted until September 26th.  

Clayton County Charter School Still Accepting Applications

Scholars Academy has a new look for the new school year. Two weeks ago, students dressed in blue and yellow uniforms and gathered for their first day of class on the campus of Lakewin Christian Center (6649 Church Street, Riverdale).

Elsa R. Celestine, the school’s principal, states, "This is an exciting time for us. Going into our third year has been a very rewarding experience particularly after making annual yearly progress, last school year. We are excited about our new location and our teachers and staff will continue to offer the best education possible to our students."

Scholars Academy has no tuition or entrance fees. However, unlike traditional public schools, Scholars Academy does not limit enrollment to zoning or district areas. The Academy can enroll students in grades K-5 from anywhere within Clayton County. Limited Space is still available for kindergarten through fifth grade students.

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Free Concert: Jason Bitten

On September 25th, the City of Jonesboro will host inspirational saxophonist Jason Bitten on the Jonesboro/Old Courthouse Lawn (South Main Street) for “Free Jazz on the Lawn”. Birmingham, Alabama native Jason started playing the saxophone at the age of 12 and has become a highly sought after talent.

Bitten has ministered at conferences, churches and jazz festivals in the United Kingdom, Caribbean Islands and throughout the United States and even appeared on the HGTV documentary, “A Salute to Preservation” featuring Ms. Coretta Scott King. A recipient of numerous community humanitarian awards, Bitten believes in impacting his community.

Riverdale co-workers win $5,000, each

Miguel Steele and Clifton Popay of Riverdale will have a chance to win $5 million Friday in the Georgia Lottery’s World Class Millions Event. The Riverdale co-workers are among 73 finalists who also won $5,000 in weekly second chance drawings for the instant game, World Class Millions.

The $5 million grand prize winner will be selected randomly as finalists gather at viewing parties at Georgia Lottery offices, across the state. The winner will be announced following Friday’s Cash 3 evening drawing.

Steele, who was selected in the Sept. 3 weekly drawing, entered at the urging of Popay, who won a weekly drawing in February.

“He turned me on to World Class Millions,” Steele, 38, said of Popay. “He congratulated me after I won.”



Rex Middle Dance Dept. to Dance at Orange Bowl

Via The Daily View:

The Rex Mill Middle dance department has been invited to perform at half-time of the nationally televised Miami Orange Bowl football game on Jan. 3, 2011, announced Heather A. Keilwitz, dance director.
Twenty Yellow Jackets will visit Miami, Fla., from Dec. 31 - Jan. 4. "We have been busy raising funds for the girls to attend," Keilwitz said. "The department has been collecting money from school dances and selling concessions." 
Proceeds from this Saturday's Family Fun day also will be used to support the trip. "The girls are making their goal of performing at the half time of the Miami Orange Bowl a reality! Keilwitz continued.
The Orange Bowl trip also will be a pleasant reminder for Keilwitz.