News for Monday, April 25, 2011

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Jordan homers way into record books for Georgia Tech

Former Union Grove slugger enjoying solid career with Yellow Jackets

Ryan vs. Obama - Mike Reagan

There is a struggle now being waged in Washington, the outcome of which will determine whether the nation's economy will grow or continue to falter.

Tax war! - Tina Dupuy

Americans used to buy savings bonds to support the war effort. These were securities liquidated after the war was over, which ideally would spur an economic boom. During World War II, Defense Bonds, War Bonds and what were called Series E Savings Bonds offset the massive costs.

Is America going to hell in a hand basket? - LARRY WAYNE MCNORTON

What would be the reaction of the Church in America, if we opened the Bible to read the following words?

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Clayton Schools adjusts employee furlough date

A conflict between teacher furloughs and Clayton County high school graduations has been resolved, according to a furlough schedule posted on the school system's web site.

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Clayton Schools accreditation review begins today

Clayton County Public Schools will be back under the scrutiny of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools this week when the accrediting agency begins what is expected to be its fourth, and final, review of the district during a two-year probationary period scheduled to end this spring.

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New fitness center opens in Riverdale

Jean Hill likes to keep moving, so the new Frank Bailey Fitness Center in Riverdale is right up her alley.

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Smith, Marable battle in field events at region meet

For nearly six hours, Joe Marable and Austin Smith battled against each other during the Region 4-AAAA track and field championships at Twelve Oaks Stadium.

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Cancer fund-raiser features fashion show

Three local businesses are among 17 sponsoring a dinner and fashion show fund-raiser to help in the effort to find a cure for cancer.

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People First director passes torch to new leader

This Saturday's event was to have marked the end of a pageant program specifically targeting the special needs community, but a last-minute reprieve has turned it more celebratory and less somber.

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Man robs, shoots cabbie

A man who robbed and shot a cab driver in Riverdale Monday morning later shot himself in the head when confronted by officers, and was being treated at the same Atlanta hospital as his alleged victim, police said.

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Clayton-Henry All-Star game set for May 15

Southern Crescent's best get together on basketball court

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Mundy's Mill defeats Banneker in Region 4-AAAA game

Baseball call ins

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Mundy's Mill defeats Banneker in Region 4-AAAA game

Mundy's Mill defeats Banneker in Region 4-AAAA game

Bradberry, Katharine Ruth

Mrs. Katharine Ruth Bradberry, age 89, of Jackson, died Monday, April 25, 2011 at Westbury Medical Care Home. She was born on Feb. 4, 1922 in Winston, Ga., to the late Benton L. and Lorena Brown Griggs. She was a member of Second Baptist Church of Jackson and a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed music, church choir, ladies groups, cooking, and loving her family. She is survived by her daughter, Marsha Bradberry of McDonough; two sons, David Bradberry and Alan Bradberry, both of Jackson; grandchildren, Brian Bradberry, Kimberly Huff, Mara Wilkerson, Clint Bradberry, Luke Bradberry, Kelly Bradberry-White, and Jordan McMillan-McDonald; great-grandchildren, Peyton Huff, Aniston Huff, Brianne Bradberry, Bowen Bradberry, Brynlee McDonald, and Wesson Wilkerson; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Bradberry, and two brothers, Robert Griggs and Ray Griggs. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 28, in Westview Cemetery in Atlanta with Rick Moncrief officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m., Wednesday evening. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.sherrellfh.com. Sherrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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