News for Monday, February 28, 2011


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Kemp Primary students learn about careers

Hundreds of Kemp Primary School students got a chance to learn what firefighters, hair dressers, and professional cheerleaders do for a living during the school's annual "Career Day" event.

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Heatley: District needs to cut $49 million

Clayton County Public Schools may have to cut its school year by 37 days, and make the school day two hours longer, to help make up for a projected deficit that could reach $49.2 million by 2013, the school system's superintendent said Monday.

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McIntosh will try to slowdown No. 6 Forest Park

There will be two contrasting styles of basketball at play this evening when sixth-ranked Forest Park hosts No. 7 McIntosh in the second round of the Class AAAA playoffs.

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Past keeps North Clayton focused

Everything about North Clayton's second round game in the Class AAAA tournament at Warner Robins feels so familiar to Lady Eagles coach Shaka Owens -- on the road, against an enigmatic opponent, facing a dynamic point guard.

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Southern Crescent: a wrestling hotbed

Henry County and Union Grove's fourth-place finish Saturday at the State Duals in Class AAA and AAAA, respectively, was a fitting end to the Southern Crescent's high school wrestling season.

Remember PATCO! - Mike Reagan

The turmoil and shocking thuggery we are now witnessing in Madison, Wis., is at a level seldom seen in America in this era. School teachers, of all people, are setting bad examples for their students. Some engage in outright fraud, aided by medical doctors giving them phony diagnoses of nonexistent illnesses, to give them an excuse for near-rioting instead of doing their job of teaching.

This is what a populist movement looks like - Tina Dupuy

Last week, the Tea Party proved itself, once and for all, to be anti-populist.

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Clayton State men draw Georgia Southwestern in Peach Belt Conference quarterfinals

On Saturday, the Clayton State Laker men's basketball team pulled off a thrilling 80-72 victory at Georgia Southwestern to close out the 2010-11 regular season.

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Clayton State's Robinson earns Peach Belt men's basketball Player of the Week honors

The final weekly awards in the Peach Belt Conference for men's basketball were released on Tuesday, and the Clayton State Lakers garnered the last award.

Gore, Martha "Marty" Elizabeth Self

Age: 87

Gibson, Mary Edna

Funeral Home: Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors