News for Thursday, April 4, 2013


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ELCA gets surprises in rise to No. 1

Chargers get answer in pitching question from shortstop Etheridge

If there was one area that had Eagle’s Landing Christian coach Doug Campbell concerned entering the season, it would have been its pitcher.

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Teams looking to make second-half turnarounds

With a veteran team returning this season, Riverdale coach William Silveri had some high expectations for his team.

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MAHONE: Recent events have been good and bad for sports

The NCAA Final Four has arrived in Atlanta. The Atlanta Braves are back playing games that count.

Did Supreme Court step into HB 399 debate?

Justices say College Park can collect occupational taxes at airport

Victory has been achieved in an ongoing battle over a tax assessed to businesses at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, but it’s not the tax some people might think of.

John Allen Dagley

John Allen Dagley, 60, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2013, from complications of diabetes.

Marian Allene Smith

Marian Allene Smith, of Senoia, passed away April 3, 2013. She was born and raised in Atlanta. She lived 40 years of her life in Riverdale.

Mr. Edward Geiger

Memorial service for Mr. Edward Geiger will be held Saturday, April 6, 11 a.m. at Tara Garden Chapel.

Garnett Ellis

Garnett Ellis, 69, of Morrow, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013.

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Last train across Europe — Curt Yeomans

You’d think it’d be easy to get from one major city in southern Europe to another but noooo, life can’t always be that convenient.

BOC taps new finance, operations officers

Clayton County has a new money manager. It has a new operations overseer, too.

Eaton selected for summer STEM fellowship


Lovejoy High School teacher Coleman Eaton will join 40 middle and high school teachers nationwide in the Siemens Teachers as Researchers fellowship program this summer.

BOE erred in self-imposed salary cut

Board shaved about $5,500 from earnings, won’t get it back

When the Clayton County Board of Education decided to join district employees by taking a 5-percent salary cut in 2011, its members did not realize they were not supposed to.