News for Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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Adams, Lockhart in runoff for mayor

Ward 1 goes to Smith

FOREST PARK — Sparkle Adams and David Lockhart are in a runoff for mayor and Tommy Smith is the apparent winner in Ward 1, according to unofficial election results Tuesday.

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Should there be a Southern Crescent sports council?

Do Clayton and Henry counties need a regional sports council which could promote their athletic venues and access to travel infrastructure?

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New College Park manager: City should be celebrated

The new city manager in College Park, Terrence Moore, looks at the city’s assets and sees many attributes that should be “celebrated and marketed on a global scale.”

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Clayton students shine in Scott’s art competition

Hundreds of congressmen, staffers and even President Barack Obama will walk past a watercolor painting of a young girl surrounded by butterflies in the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C. over the next year.

Polls close at 7 p.m. in Forest Park special election

Polls close at 7 p.m. in Forest Park special election

Top 10 stories for the week of March 11 to March 17

Top 10 stories for the week of March 11 to March 17

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Fountain Elementary spins the ball on bullying  

Fountain Elementary School students filled the gymnasium with strident cheers and applause as the Harlem Globetrotters, known as the Ambassadors of Goodwill, presented their new community outreach program called “The ABCs of Bullying Prevention.”

Long-term unemployment benefits cuts coming

Sequester slashes more than 10 percent

Thousands of jobless workers statewide will see their federal extended unemployment compensation reduced starting in April.

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