News for Thursday, April 28, 2011

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Lampl order now expected 'next week'

After six-and-a-half hours of arguments and witness testimony -- over two days -- and more than three hours of deliberations Thursday, a special panel trying to determine if Morrow City Councilman John Lampl should be removed from office has decided to review transcripts and "legal issues" before making a ruling.

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Faith Notes - April 28, 2011

Anvil Block United Methodist Church, located at 3895 Anvil Block Road, Ellenwood, will hold a flea market Saturday, April 30, from 9 a.m., to 3 p.m. Spaces are $10. The event will feature a bake sale and boutique. Call Joyce Boyce, at (770) 474-9058, for more details.

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Honeybee-keeping a sweet deal for locals

Tom Bonnell petted his miniature horse, as he greeted four small goats, who bleated at his arrival. Elsewhere on his seven-acre property, in rural Henry County, is a chicken coop, seven vegetable gardens, and two dozen man-made honeybee hives.

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Henry, Clayton largely spared by deadly storms

Henry County was skirted by a tornado that struck in Spalding County late Wednesday night, but officials in Clayton and Henry said local residents were mostly spared the worst of what proved to be a deadly storm system.

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Playoff spots up for grabs in Region 4-AAAA

By Derrick Mahonedmahone@news-daily.comThere are three sure things about the Region 4-AAAA baseball playoff race.

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Area will be well represented at state track meets

By Derrick Mahonedmahone@news-daily.comWith only one more region track and field championship to be completed, the Southern Crescent will be well represented at next month's boys and girls state meet.

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Ricky Nelson tribute concert headed to Henry

A pair of 1990s rock stars are coming to McDonough, to pay tribute to their father's musical legacy, and to raise money for a local non-profit organization.

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CSU tennis team headed to NCAA II Southeast Regionals

By Doug Gormandgorman@news-daily.comIt's already been a banner year for the Clayton State athletic department.

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Stately Oaks to host Native American Celebration

Have you ever had one of those days when you just wanted to shoot something with a blow gun?

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Falcons take Bama's Jones in first round

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff invested much of his 2011 and 2012 drafts in a bold draft-day trade that brought Alabama receiver Julio Jones to Atlanta.

Yard sale to aid no-kill animal shelter

For an animal shelter that relies, 100 percent, on donations, a spring yard sale is a big woofing deal.

Three cheers for royal welfare wedding - Curt Yeomans

I'm stepping away from my San Francisco travelogues for this week, due to the big hoopla over the royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in the United Kingdom. Don't worry, though, because San Francisco will be back next week.

Dixie Dew has her say - Ronda Rich

I'm Dixie Dew. If you read my mama's column weekly then you know that I'm the precious little red-haired dachshund of which she so affectionately writes every week.

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Henry Solicitor General victims' rights advocate

When House Bill 503 was passed, and signed into law, one of the people given credit in the push for the measure was Henry County Solicitor General Charles A. Spahos.

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Cancer patients benefit from salon's wig shop

With almost five years of remission behind her, Clara Valencia can laugh about being more concerned about hair loss than breast cancer.

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Lampl order now expected 'next week'

After six-and-a-half hours of arguments and witness testimony –– over two days –– and more than three hours of deliberations Thursday, a special panel trying to determine if Morrow City Councilman John Lampl should be removed from office has decided to review transcripts and "legal issues" before making a ruling.

Bailey, Lucille George

Lucille George Bailey Lucille George Bailey, 83, of Peachtree City, went to be with her Lord and Savior, on April 28, 2011. Lucille was born Nov. 3, 1927, in Enoree, S.C., the daughter of Franklin Augustus George and Annie Mae Jones (deceased), and the sister of Charles George ( also now deceased). She is survived by three children, Emilie McLaughlin and husband, Leon, of Jonesboro; Patrice Lewis and husband, Raymond, of Birmingham, Ala., and Minor L. Bailey and his wife, Terri, of Sharpsburg, Ga.; four grandchildren, David, Jennifer, Matthew and Megan; four great-grandchildren; and one brother, Kenneth George, of Valdosta, Ga. She was a member of The First Baptist Church of Jonesboro, and an active member of Saints Alive. She worked for the Atlanta Braves and the Atlanta Falcons, until her retirement in 1996. The family will receive friends TODAY (Friday, April 29), from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m., at the Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, Ga. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 30, at 4 p.m., in the Chapel at First Baptist Church, Jonesboro. Burial will follow at Camp Memorial Park. Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville is in charge of arrangements –– www.mowellfuneralhome.com.

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