News for Monday, May 9, 2011

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Jonesboro will hold Sunday alcohol referendum

When Jonesboro residents go to the polls this fall, they will be voting on whether they want alcohol sold in the city on Sundays, in addition to choosing a mayor and three city councilmembers.

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Police charge victim's nephews with theft

A Jonesboro man has been charged with stealing thousands of dollars from an elderly aunt who took him in after he was released from prison for armed robbery.

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UGA studying 13-year cicadas

Spring has already sprung, and 13-year cicadas are emerging in the state of Georgia.

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Parks and Recreation to host fishing derby

Somewhere, Hank Williams, Jr. should be making his way to a recording studio to sing "Are you ready for some fishing?"

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HMC community survey looks at health concerns

Henry Medical Center (HMC) has gathered information provided by area residents, regarding the well-being of the community, and how to improve it.

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Police investigate multiple-fatality shooting

Two men from South Carolina are among three people killed during a Saturday night shooting in Morrow, said Clayton County police.

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Kimbell attends training

Sgt. Charles M. "Chuck" Kimbell of the Jonesboro Police Department attended the Chief Executive Training Class for newly-appointed heads of law enforcement agencies and command staff, and chiefs of police, at the Dr. Curtis McClung Training Center in Duluth recently.

Obama: Running on an empty tank - Michael Reagan

Halfway through his term in office, President Barack Obama faces a crisis that could most probably doom his chances of being re-elected -- he's running out of gas.

Trump and the joke made 'round the world - Tina Dupuy

If you didn't have, say, a sense of smell, and 3,000 people all informed you Casablanca Lilies were pleasantly fragrant - you'd rely on that information and assume they were right.

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Two area athletes, relay win state titles

Boys state track recap

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Former CSU golfer Wilcox turns in third place finish in Nationwide event

Former Clayton State golfer Will Wilcox is a step closer to perhaps one day playing on the PGA Tour.

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UGA studying 13-year cicadas

Spring has already sprung, and 13-year cicadas are emerging in the state of Georgia.

Garringer, Ed

Age: 56

Trump and the joke made 'round the world - Tina Dupuy

If you didn't have, say, a sense of smell, and 3,000 people all informed you Casablanca Lilies were pleasantly fragrant – you'd rely on that information and assume they were right.

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Police charge victim's nephews with theft

A Jonesboro man has been charged with stealing thousands of dollars from an elderly aunt who took him in after he was released from prison for armed robbery.

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