By Doug Gormandgorman@news-daily.comThis year's Thursday Thunder is more than halfway completed, and the storylines are beginning to unfold in the summer racing series at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Randy Jones was busy. When the tournament director for the USSSA Junior World Series wasn't on his cellphone, he was punching away at his laptop.
Two longtime educators have taken appointments to the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of Clayton County, said officials.
The debate about whether Clayton County needs an un-elected county administrator to run its affairs has begun anew, with a proposed ordinance that would set the wheels in motion to create a county manager position.
Locust Grove resident Collin Pennell managed to keep his nerves in check as he contorted and flipped across the lighted stage.
Clayton County police are looking for a man wanted in connection with the shooting of his former girlfriend, in College Park.
An avid boater and fisherman with a season pass to Clayton County's reservoirs apparently drowned Tuesday while loading his boat onto his trailer, police said.
Preschool story time at Lovejoy library
The National Archives at Atlanta will present, "Slavery and Freedom in Black and White: The African American Experience in 19th Century Newspapers," on Friday, July 8, from 6 to 7 p.m., at 5780 Jonesboro Road, Morrow. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (770) 968-2100.
James F. Lee passed away July 5, 2011 at the Vitas Hospice Center, in Stockbridge. Mr. Lee was the son of the late Frank and Dorthy (Hault) Lee, of Buffalo, N.Y. He served in the U. S. Coast Guard during the Korean Conflict, and was retired from the Broward County Fire Department, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. He is survived by his wife, Rudine Anne Lee of the home; one brother, Dr. David Lee of Dayton, Ohio. Interment will be at the Georgia Federal Cemetery in Canton, Ga.
There will be more options for student housing at Clayton State University for the fall semester, according to a university spokesman.
As Independence Day, with its celebrations and observances, begins to fade across America, it is an interesting time for the idea of democracy.
Ricky Redding, a former Clayton County Sheriff's deputy, said he will still pursue his campaign to be the next sheriff of Clayton County, despite being fired earlier this year, from the sheriff's department, over allegations that he failed to stop strip searches of four middle school students at Eddie White Academy.
The victim of a fight, which resulted from a Facebook posting, said she didn't know the three men who allegedly invaded her home, threatened her, and attacked her male companion. She did know their female friend, however.
We got my father a tall flagpole for his birthday a decade or more ago, shortly after he and my mother moved into a new house.
The non-profit 4 Rivers Ministry International, Inc. has accepted the mantle in a cause to help feed local children.
Harry Thomas Tiny Bowden, of Jackson, died Wednesday, July 6, 2011. He was born June 3, 1945 in Griffin, to the late Ivy Jewel and Gladys Irene Aders Bowden. He was a member of Towaliga Baptist Church and a volunteer firefighter for Butts County. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his friends and family. Tiny is survived by his wife, Ellie Bell Bowden; daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda and Mike Keener, of Dacula; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby and Missy Cain, of Jackson, Jeff and Tiffany Cain, of Lugoff, S.C.; sister, Betty Hacker, of Griffin; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Friday, July 8, at Towaliga Baptist Church with the Rev. Jay Sanders officiating. Interment was at Towaliga Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday evening. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.sherrellfh.com. Sherrell Funeral Home was in charge of the funeral arrangements.
The mother of a toddler, who died June 20 after being left in a daycare van, filed a wrongful death suit, a week later, against the center owner and her daughter.
ELHS runner has big summer
Furman Bisher Column
Jill Cataldo saves hundreds on groceries by making the most of the common coupon. You can, too.
As President of Georgia Tech, I would like to express my gratitude to U.S. Rep. David Scott for his support in getting patent reform legislation through the House of Representatives.
Many of us have been hearing a lot, in recent days, about one word: "freedom."
The rejection by the U.S. Supreme Court of California's video game law was a welcome victory for free speech, but a frustrating defeat for the protection of young people.