News for Thursday, May 14, 2009

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5-14-09 obituaries

Gwendolyn Christell Stokely

May is Stroke Awareness Month

May is a great month to be a sports fan.

Don't rush to judgment with superintendent choice - Camille Diana Barbee

Editor's note: In August of 2007, Camille Barbee, who worked amid the hierarchy of the Clayton County School System, became a whistle blower, deciding to tell the public about inappropriate conduct in the upper levels of the school system, the same kinds of "problems" that had gotten the school district placed on probation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools a few years earlier. Her revelations would eventually lead to another SACS investigation, the loss of the district's accreditation and the decimation of the school board. Now, she wonders why the new school board seems to be rushing its decision to hire a new superintendent, potentially the most important decision it will ever have to make.

AirTran going full throttle with Wi-Fi connectivity

By Maria Jose Subiria

Middle-aged and annoyed - Tom Purcell

I turned 47 a few weeks ago. Boy, am I getting cranky.

Museum to host 'not-so-gala' fund-raiser

By Joel Hall

Doing the right thing - Camille Diana Barbee

Editor's note: In August of 2007, Camille Barbee, who worked amid the hierarchy

Clayton Schools honors winning pieces

By Curt Yeomans