News for Friday, September 10, 2010

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Ola stopped in OT by Northgate

The Northgate Vikings came back from a 10-0 deficit and eventually denied the Ola Mustangs a chance at victory Friday night when they stopped a two-point conversion attempt in overtime to escape with a 27-26 win at Henry Seldon Field.

No. 7-ranked ELCA stays perfect with win against Manchester

With a schedule of two higher classification teams and a Florida powerhouse to open the season, it wouldn't have been a surprise if the Eagle's Landing Christian Academy was heading into their bye week with an 0-3 record.

Sandy Creek whips Eagle's Landing

The eagle is the national bird, right?

Two face charges connected to Stockbridge slaying

Police are expecting to file charges soon in a murder case involving a Stockbridge man found dead in his home, and a subsequent police chase that ended in a car crash in East Point.

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Cleveland sworn in as Henry coroner

Henry County has a new coroner, following the resignation of the man who held the position for five years.

CSU alumni association hosts 'Monday Mixer'

Clayton State University (CSU) is hoping to connect alumni and friends through its "Monday Mixers."

Drugs, weapons seized in Henry Police raid

A six-month narcotics investigation by Henry County Police resulted in a pair of arrests on drug and weapons charges.

Bell suggests joint hearing on school safety

Clayton County Board of Commissioners Chairman Eldrin Bell, this week, called for a joint public meeting of the commission and the county's board of education to discuss ways in which the boards can work together to make walking to, and from, school safer for children.

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McGarrah Elementary celebrates Grandparents Day

For some kids, conquering the chicken nuggets and Tater Tots served in school lunches is a constant struggle. This week, children at McGarrah Elementary School, in Morrow, didn't have to do it alone. They had their grandparents there to help them.

Bulldogs' defensive dominance secures 13-0 win

What most people thought to be a certain blowout turned into a defensive struggle between the Mt. Zion Bulldogs and Forest Park Panthers, with the Bulldogs edging the Panthers 13-0 for the win Friday night at Tara Stadium.

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Golf tournament raises money for children's charities

Some top names in NASCAR racing were in Hampton recently, but their visit to Henry County was for a reason other than auto racing.

GDOT accepting applications for improvement projects

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has announced it will accept applications for needed enhancement projects in local cities and counties throughout the state.

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Local Marine returns home between training

McDonough resident, David James, said he was pleasantly surprised when he received the telephone call last spring. On the other end was a local military recruiter asking for his son, Charles James.

Woman dies in single-car wreck

Family members and friends of Bobby Jean Pearson Gaddy said her life was marked by generosity, and her love for people.

Tomlinson, Henry County punish Jackson

Henry County defensive back Dalvin Tomlinson came around the right side of the line of scrimmage in the fourth quarter to an unlikely sight: An unblocked quarterback.

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Annual rodeo kicks off in McDonough

After walking through the front gate, Miranda Robinson, her fiance, Preston Readdy, and their daughter, 18-month-old Presli Readdy, stopped just long enough to purchase funnel cakes and drinks.

Every person is tempted by the devil - James C. Bell

You may remember the television show some years ago which featured the humorous dialog of comedian Flip Wilson. He played a very funny character, who constantly became involved in situations that were recognized by the audience as wrong, but all too familiar in our own lives.

Bulldogs' defensive dominance secures 13-0 win

By Josh Kraeger

CSU alumni association hosts 'Monday Mixer'

Clayton State University (CSU) is hoping to connect alumni and friends through its "Monday Mixers."

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Southern Regional launches mobile giving program

Thinking of giving a charitable donation to the county's only full-service community hospital? Southern Regional Medical Center (SRMC) now has an "app" for that.

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Golf tournament raises money for children's charities

Some top names in NASCAR racing were in Hampton recently, but their visit to Henry County was for a reason other than auto racing.

Sandy Creek whips Eagle's Landing

By Bob Jones

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