News for Wednesday, November 21, 2012


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Georgia Junior Bowl welcomes eight Southern Crescent athletes

Eight football players from Southern Crescent schools will showcase their talents in the 2012 Georgia Junior Bowl on Dec. 31, at Grady Stadium in Atlanta.

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Southern Crescent state playoffs capsules

There are four teams in the Southern Crescent still alive in the state playoffs.

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MAHONE: Southern Crescent developing playoff swagger

As we enter the second round of the state playoffs, we still have four teams alive.

2012 All-Southern Crescent Softball Team

The top softball players from the Southern Crescent this season.

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ELCA’s Holley makes sacrifice for teammates

In any other football program, Andreus Holley is probably the team’s starting running back and/or linebacker.

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Lovejoy’s Davis becoming a quiet storm

When Lovejoy’s Mike Davis talks, you have to really hone in to hear the soft-spoken defensive tackle. Davis admits that he is a young man of few words.

CSU investigating high-ranking officer’s ‘revolution’ comment

Clayton State University officials are investigating whether Rex Duke, deputy director of public safety at Clayton State, violated any university policies by allegedly calling for a “second revolution” on his Facebook page.

SACS schooling in Clayton County’s future

Ministers, CSU planning accreditation info forum

Clayton County ministers and education leaders will explain the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ new concerns about the county’s board of education to residents next month at Clayton State University.

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Special pets in need

Humane society promoting ‘senior,’ special needs pet adoptions

Katie is one of dozens of “senior” and special needs dogs and cats the Humane Society is letting people adopt for free through the end of November in recognition of National Adopt A Senior Pet Month.

Mrs. Myrtle White

Mrs. Myrtle White, 91, of Jonesboro, passed away, Nov. 19, 2012.

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Alleged fight with roommate lands man in jail

A man accused of beating and kidnapping his roommate was arrested Wednesday.

Husband cares for cancer-stricken wife

JONESBORO — Fifteen years ago, Julie Fuzell and her husband Kevin took vows to love each other “for better or for worse, in sickness and in health.”

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Fire destroys Riverdale Family Dollar store

Crews work through night to extinguish hot spots

Clayton County firefighters worked through the night to ensure a Riverdale store would not re-ignite in flames, Tuesday.