News for Thursday, August 23, 2012


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Charles Malcolm Bartlett

Charles Malcolm Bartlett, of Conley, passed away on Aug. 18, 2012.

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PAGLIA: Unranked, but not forgotten

When the Associated Press’s preseason high school football rankings were released Tuesday, the Southern Crescent had just two teams ranked — one expected and one a surprise.

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Foster looking for progress with Morrow

Mustangs take on Campbell tonight in season-opener

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Gas South boss touts Pay As You Go plan

Gas South president Kevin Greiner talks about his company's Pay As You Go program to the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce.

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Clayton man rehabs foreclosures for families in need

‘I’m poor but I’m fine’

Nkrumah Moore buys foreclosed homes, rehabs them and then makes them available — and affordable — for families who need them.

Lake City’s $764,000 center can’t be used

Fire trucks, ambulances can’t access surrounding park

The Morrow fire marshall has barred residents from using Lake City’s new, $764,000 community center because a design flaw restricts emergency responders’ access to the surrounding nature preserve, city officials have announced.

Couple indicted in death of 4-month-old boy

The mother and stepfather of a baby boy who died in October were indicted Wednesday on murder charges, according to Clayton County Superior Court records.

Victor Hill says he’s a ‘more mature, wiser person’

Compares himself to Jonah in the Bible

Clayton County sheriff-elect Victor Hill said in his first interview after winning Tuesday’s run-off that he’s a “more mature, wiser person” than he was when he left that same office four years ago.

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Clayton, Henry humanitarian honored

Eleyda Jones wins prestigious Trinity Award

The director of Bless God’s Children Ministry Inc., a non-profit organization active in both Clayton County and Henry County, has won a Trinity Award.

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Stonehenge makes me feel all m’eh inside — Curt Yeomans

You know, for a world heritage site, Stonehenge is not all the brochures make it out to be.

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Karen, the actor — Ronda Rich

Someone should know that I’m a star-maker.

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Community Health Day hits a home run

Piedmont Henry Hospital stepped up to the plate Thursday to educate the public on how to improve their health.

Library supporters readying for monthly book sale

The county’s Friends of the Library group is preparing to hold one of its monthly used book sales this weekend to help raise funds for the library system.

Georgia Power completes energy-efficient ‘Habitat’ homes

Georgia Power and Habitat for Humanity officials have opened the door to home ownership and energy efficiency for four Clayton County senior citizens, the company has announced.

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Church honors pastor-turned-bishop

Week of services celebrates Divine Faith's leader

Battle, a Clayton County resident, is the spiritual leader for Divine Faith Ministries International, located at 9800 Tara Blvd., in Jonesboro. To celebrate his new title, the church is hosting a week-long consecration celebration through Friday, Aug. 24.