News for Thursday, April 12, 2012


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Pet of the Week - Leroy Brown

Leroy Brown is anything but bad.

2012 Southern Crescent High School Football Schedules

A look at the 2012 Clayton and Henry counties high school football schedules.

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Mundy’s Mill baseball has rebounded from slow start

About four weeks ago, the Mundy’s Mill baseball team was three games under .500 and losers of five of its previous six games.

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With the 2012 high school football schedules released, we take a look at the most compelling games for Southern Crescent fans.

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What to look for in 2012

Here is a look at some of the more interesting storylines for the 2012 season:

Pair indicted for evidence tampering after vehicular homicide

A Clayton County grand jury has indicted two men on a tampering-with-evidence charge, alleging that they attempted to keep one of the men from being charged with vehicular homicide, court records show.

Law enforcement seizes $63,000 in gambling raids

A task force involving three local law enforcement agencies, and two federal agencies raided several Clayton County convenience stores and homes, on Wednesday, that were allegedly conducting illegal gambling operations.

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Old phrases still ring true -- Ronda Rich

Perhaps you’ve heard. It’s been the source of newspaper, magazine and television stories as they all pay tribute to the anniversary of the King James Bible. It’s a sprightly 400 years old.

Mr. Isom “Ike” Wilkins, Jr.

Mr. Isom “Ike” Wilkins, Jr., 76, of Newnan, passed away on April 11, 2012.

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Many miles to go before I sleep -- Curt Yeomans

Leave it to Facebook to make me feel deflated and somewhat inferior about the extent of my travels.

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BOE votes against paying Garrett’s attorney fees

The Clayton County Board of Education voted, this week, not to pay the attorney fees for Board Member Trinia Garrett, which she incurred as she defended herself (in December) against charges that she downloaded pornography from more than 60 web sites onto a computer assigned to her by the school district.

City of Riverdale hosting bridal show Sunday

It will be the ultimate Hollywood affair this weekend for future brides to be, according to Cie Cie McGhee, marketing and event specialist for the City of Riverdale.

Heatley’s budget-reduction plan raises concerns

During this week’s Clayton County Board of Education meeting, School Superintendent Edmond Heatley presented board members with his proposal for a budget-reduction plan aimed at helping the county deal with an estimated $65 million budget shortfall over the next three years.