Cool news for fans planning on attending the AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in September.
Yes, there were state champions from the Southern Crescent this season. But there was so much more.
Streets blocked near The Square
The 35th Annual Geranium Festival is scheduled for Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m., to 5 p.m. It is sponsored by the McDonough Lions Club.
Lula Belle Patton, 89, of Jonesboro, passed away on May 17, 2012.
A network of approximately 50 quilters work on animal-themed quilts throughout the year for a Clayton County Humane Society fund-raiser.
“We have never had a band like Drivin’ N Cryin’, that is nationally recognized, play in downtown McDonough,” Tourism Director Jennifer Price said. “We wanted to close it out with a bang, and that’s why we went with Drivin’ N Cryin’.”
Volunteers with the Hampton Veterans Memorial Committee, also known as the “cross committee,” will be out Friday erecting 199 memorial crosses and American flags in remembrance of military veterans who have passed on.
Last seen together near Luella Middle
The youngsters reported missing are Mytasia Anaya Dormevil and Alana Gray. Both of the 15-year-olds were last seen running toward the woods near Luella Middle School in Locust Grove, according to relatives.
Fundraiser to bring awareness and safety
A special division of the Henry County Police Department (HCPD) is scheduled to host “Cruzin 4 Conor Memorial Bike Ride.”
The 100 Days of Summer H.E.A.T campaign has been in Georgia since 2004. It begins on May 21, and coincides with the annual May kickoff of the Click It or Ticket safety belt initiative.
Looking for fun activities for your youth to do this summer? Well, Clayton State University will be offering a variety of summer youth camps starting next month.
Would-be sniper still at large
Hampton area students rode the bus to school for the last time this school year under the watchful eye of police and media Friday morning, while a would-be sniper remained at large.
Forest Park’s Teen Council will host three southside premiere showings of “Thy Will Be Done” Saturday afternoon and evening at the Upper Ballroom in Forest Park.