News for Friday, September 2, 2011

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Faith Notes - September 2, 2011

Morrow church to bury time capsule, Sept. 11

Loggins, June Benjamin

June Benjamin Loggins, of Jonesboro, passed away on Aug. 31, 2011.

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Southlake Mall interested in buying old Macy's space

Morrow officials announced this week that the company that owns Southlake Mall is looking to buy several acres of property from the Morrow Downtown Development Authority, with an eye on expanding retail space in the shopping center.

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Strong Rock commits to 'Day of Service'

Eighth-graders from Strong Rock Christian School volunteered Friday at Laurel Park as part of the school's annual 'Great Day of Service' Project. The group split the day between helping at the assisted living home and the Pregnancy Resource Center of Henry County in McDonough.

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Accused shooters held without bond

A botched robbery that ended in the death of a clerk Saturday night would have netted the three suspects less than $500, according to Clayton County Magistrate Court records.

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Clayton CASA preparing to unleash the ducks

The ducks are coming! The ducks are coming!

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Strong Rock Commits To 'Day Of Service'

Students busily scrubbed scuff marks from the hallway walls, others did yard work, and some played BINGO in the dining hall with their newfound elder friends.

'Chicago' Musical Dances Into Henry County

Murder. Music. Comedy. Dance.

At Least For The Moment, The Last Are First And The First Are Last

Dutchtown's not supposed to lose to a Henry County opponent. Eagle's Landing Christian's not supposed to lose during the regular season. Luella's not supposed to be 2-0, with a chance to go to 3-0 against a team that's not supposed to be 1-0.

Hydrated Elca Should Soak Henry County For Victory

Let's start with the toughest game and work our way down.

Clayton State Women's Soccer Previews

New coach Gareth O'Sullivan is hoping to put the pieces in place to build a consistent winning program at Clayton State. The Lakers haven't been to the postseason since a first round loss to Carson-Newman in 2005.

Games To Watch

Luella at Eagle's Landing

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At least for the moment, the last are first and the first are last

Dutchtown’s not supposed to lose to a Henry County opponent.

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‘Chicago’ musical dances into Henry County

The Henry Players is presenting “Chicago,” Friday, and again Sept. 9-10, at 7:30 p.m., each night, at the Henry County Performing Arts Center, in McDonough.

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Hydrated ELCA should soak Henry County for victory

Let’s start with the toughest game and work our way down.

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Games to Watch

Here are some of the top games in the Southern Crescent this weekend.

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Clayton State Women's Soccer Previews

New coach Gareth O’Sullivan is hoping to put the pieces in place to build a consistent winning program at Clayton State. The Lakers haven’t been to the postseason since a first round loss to Carson-Newman in 2005.

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Clayton State Men's Soccer Previews

Last season, Clayton State men’s team enjoyed its best season in the program’s history by reaching the NCAA Div. II Elite Eight. With three all-conference players returning, the Lakers have the firepower to make another long playoff run.

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Special needs graduate earning his way

A recent Union Grove High school graduate is making his mark in life by obtaining his first job. For most, the accomplishment is expected and somewhat routine, but for Kashon Jaynes, the opportunity to work is exciting.

Morrow student arrested for threatening principal

A Morrow High School senior was arrested, Wednesday, for allegedly threatening the principal when she asked him to hand over his cell phone.

Public schools closed Monday for the holiday

Schools –– and school offices –– in both Henry and Clayton districts are expected to return to their normal schedules on Tuesday, Sept. 6.

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