News for Thursday, February 9, 2012


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Method to the Mat-ness

Don Williams adds Forest Park to legacy of wrestling success

Even though victory follows Don Williams wherever he goes, the Forest Park wrestling coach insists it isn’t about him.

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Eagle’s Landing looks to finish strong

The Eagle’s Landing boys basketball team didn’t have much of a blueprint to follow coming into this season. It was the first time in school history that the Golden Eagles had come off a final four appearance. Last season’s team also recorded a school-record 26 wins en route to the Region 4-AAA championship.

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Hunt, McQueen named region’s top players

North Clayton’s Marcus Hunt and Brianna McQueen of Mundy’s Mill were named the top players in Region 4-AAAA by the league’s coaches.

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Transit system rolling along in Henry County

Henry County’s bus service, reportedly, is growing in popularity, and is expected to transport 90,000 people this year.

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Moody stays above frays that two SEC coaches didn’t

My mind immediately shot to Chris Moody. Traveling down I-285, listening to Chuck and Chernoff on 680 The Fan, I heard the outrageous comments attributed to Vanderbilt coach James Franklin that first were introduced in a blog by Jeff Lockridge of the Tennessean — that players who de-committed from Vanderbilt were “not men of honor” and “not men of integrity.”

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Becoming part of the travel club — Curt Yeomans

People who go to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, will soon be able to use a free card to get travel deals at hotels, casinos, souvenir shops, and restaurants. I think this rewards card idea is genius, because it is totally different, and ties into the mindset of people looking for any deal they can find during tough economic times.

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Missed opportunities — Ronda Rich

The saddest thing in life is not the people who have never had the opportunities, but the ones who had them and threw them away. Nothing is more pitiful.

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BOE honors principal for saving student’s life

Callaway Elementary School Principal Marcus Fuller considers himself to be just an ordinary man, but to many, he’s more than that –– he’s a hero.

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A New Look

Southwest shows off ticket counter, gates at airport

Southwest Airlines unveiled its logo at Gate C20 at the world’s busiest airport on Wednesday.

Forest Park wants time to amend ordinance

Agrees to 120-day moratorium on 'changeable' signs

The Forest Park City Council has imposed a 120-day moratorium on "changeable copy" signs to give members time to amend the billboard ordinance.

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Waites wins District 60 State House seat

Atlanta resident, Keisha Sean Waites, was still in states of joy and disbelief Wednesday as she moved forward from her victory in this week’s special election, to fill the vacant State House of Representatives District 60 seat.