News for Thursday, January 17, 2013


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For Mount Zion, team progress means sacrifice

It was 8:03 p.m., and Maurice Triche was still at Mount Zion High School on Thursday.

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Foy putting the win back in Morrow’s team

The team concept is not a coachspeak cliché for Morrow coach Creswell Foy.

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Jonesboro girls teams look to get defensive

Ah, the pressures of coaching a contender.

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Jonesboro-Riverdale: The battle of opposing strengths

The last time Riverdale and Jonesboro met was on Jan. 31 of last year, which resulted in a loss for the Raiders.

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Young blood Mack gives Jonesboro life

Rarely does something good emerge from a team that has to bench its senior-laden starting five for poor performance.

Hill deputies resolving POST issues

Two deputies hired by embattled Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill have issues of their own, according to Georgia POST documents.

Jury to begin deliberations in murder trial Friday

Latoris Grovner killed out of greed and laziness and has shown no remorse for the death of his girlfriend's mother, said prosecutors during Thursday's closing in his murder trial.

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The wrath of Pope Benedict — CURT YEOMANS

Forgive me, holy father, for I have sinned.

It’s all for one, none for the rest

BOC split as rec director gets raise, others don’t

A decision to give Clayton County Parks and Recreation Director Detrick Stanford a five-percent raise while not giving increases to other valued employees left county commissioners at odds this week.

Government shakeup rattles finance department

The reality that Clayton County Finance Director Angela Jackson is no longer the county’s top money manager is beginning to set in.

Mrs. Jane Golden Pate

Mrs. Jane Golden Pate, 74, of McDonough, passed away Jan. 16, 2013.

Alice O’Bright

Alice O’Bright, 77, of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013.

Farmers needed to grow USDA conservation efforts

Officials from the United States Department of Agriculture’s McDonough Field Office need a few good farmers.

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Soggy bread doesn't feed souls - Gabriel Stovall

Watering down the Gospel doesn't do anyone any favors.

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Kemp Primary wins National Radio Disney Contest

HAMPTON — Kemp Primary School in Hampton is one of 20 schools in the state to win Radio Disney’s “Get Active, Get Fit” national challenge to fight childhood obesity.

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North Clayton Middle takes first place at FLL regionals

COLLEGE PARK — Following Saturday’s first-place win at First Lego League Senior Solutions Regional Competition, the North Clayton Middle School team of eight sported their maroon team shirts in pride, and raved over their new 2-foot tall trophy.

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Judge denies appeal of ouster by Williams

Forest Park City Council was within its legal rights in removing one of its members in July 2011, a Clayton County Superior Court judge has ruled.

Forest Park City Council adds work session,

discusses Adams’ upcoming mayoral run

Forest Park City Council voted Tuesday morning to add an evening work session on a trial basis to accommodate residents.