News for Wednesday, April 27, 2011

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Locally grown strawberries ripe for the pickin'

Between the cracks in the sun-dried Georgia clay, plants are sprouting -- and strawberries are ripening. In fields across the Southern Crescent, strawberries are waiting to be picked.

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Officials recount alleged aggressive behavior by Lampl

During a special hearing, Wednesday, to determine if Morrow City Councilman John Lampl should be removed from office for allegedly harassing the city's finance director, city officials detailed numerous instances in which Lampl allegedly disrespected, not only the finance director, but also members of the Downtown Development Authority, the city council, and other city employees and officials.

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Gateway Center to host HMC Garden Party

A cultural extravaganza is expected, as part of the Henry Medical Center Foundation's next fund-raiser benefiting the local hospital.

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Student stabbed outside Gordon campus bistro

An arrest warrant has been issued for Darryl Orlando Virden in connection with a fight that occurred Tuesday evening outside a cafe on the Gordon College campus, in nearby Barnesville, Ga.

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Sushi

Sushi is 3 year old flamepoint Siamese mix.

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Ginger

Ginger is a 4 year old Pomeranian.

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SCHOOL NOTEBOOK 4-28-11

State School Superintendent John Barge announced that the Georgia Department of Education will be offering Project ExPreSS in mathematics for summer 2011.

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Mundy's Mill clinches Region 4-AAAA baseball championship

Mundy's Mill baseball team makes history

Take your middle-aged kid to retirement day - Tom Purcell

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day ought to be expanded.

Wanted: A coach with many talents

Column by Brian Paglia

Hiccuping volcanoes - Will Durst

You got to love The Right. Every single study and poll, every one, shows independents turned off by cultural-values wars; the same way chalk sidewalk drawings dissolve in a thunderstorm.

AMS Friday Night Drags Season prepares to open

The 2011 edition of Friday Night Drags commences this Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway with street-style drag racing, show cars and Friday-night fun returning for a full summer of local racing.

Parker, Betty Lee

Funeral Home: Sherrell Funeral Home

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'The Sound of Music' comes to ELCA

e alive in McDonough this week, as a group of students bring a well-known musical to the stage.

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Locally grown strawberries ripe for the pickin'

Between the cracks in the sun-dried Georgia clay, plants are sprouting –– and strawberries are ripening. In fields across the Southern Crescent, strawberries are waiting to be picked.

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I-75's Jonesboro Road exit to close temporarily

Anyone who wants to go to Southlake Mall, or Clayton State University in Morrow this weekend should avoid the stretch of Georgia Hwy. 54 (also known as Jonesboro Road) that crosses Interstate 75, said Morrow City Manager Jeff Eady.

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Court suspends attorney's license for two years

The Georgia Supreme Court has suspended the law license of a former Clayton County public defender for two years, and also refused to credit his six-months voluntary cessation of his legal practice toward that punishment.

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