News for Friday, March 29, 2013

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PREP BASEBALL NOTEBOOK

Lovejoy still maintains positive outlook

‘If’ is a bad word right now for Lovejoy baseball.

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Jorgensen family racing dream becoming reality

An ordinary day at the race track for Taylor and Jensen Jorgensen may soon turn out to be not-so-ordinary.

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2013 ATLANTA BRAVES PREVIEW: Can Heyward take the next step?

Top storylines and expert opinions on the Braves' upcoming season

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Catholics ‘crucify‘ Jesus again on Good Friday

“Jesus” looked to the heavens as he hung from a cross behind St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church Friday and asked “Why?”

Public Comment

Morrow resident wants to inspect city documents

This was a mostly quiet week in public comments at government meetings.

Legislature OKs CSU science building money

Clayton State University officials have waited years to break ground on a new science building, but they may not have to wait much longer.

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Annual azalea celebration ready to bloom

If Mother Nature gets her timing right, the azaleas may bloom just in time for the William H. Reynolds Memorial Nature Preserve’s annual Wild Azalea Festival April 6.

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Pets of the Week - Dillion

Dillon is a 3 year old buff tabby, domestic shorthair.

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Pets of the Week - Cowboy

Cowboy is a 2 year old Bichon Frise.

Mrs. Delora H. Moss

Mrs. Delora Head Galloway Moss, age 84, of Griffin passed on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at Piedmont Hospital.

Mrs. Pamela Ann McGouirk Jackson

Mrs. Pamela Ann McGouirk Jackson, 62, passed away March 12, 2013.

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Locals pay final tribute to Civil Rights trailblazer

The garden in back of the Rex home is blooming, though the hands that took care to fertilize and prune its plants are gone. Hope springs eternal there as it always has.

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North Clayton Middle showcases LEGO prowess

To the untrained eye, Victor Hernandez’s creation looked more like a phone booth. But it’s a “time machine” built from small, plastic blocks.

School officials expect deficit spending

Clayton to get projected $36 million in equalization

School finance officials are planning another year of deficit spending.

Clayton has six Governor’s Honors finalists

Six students from Clayton County Public Schools were selected as Governor’s Honors Program finalists.

Bust nets 1K pounds of pot, two arrests

Two men are being held in the Clayton County Jail without bond after police seized about 1,000 pounds of marijuana from an Anvil Block Road home.

Judge denies early release

Man acquitted in grandpa's death

The family of a mentally-ill man acquitted in 2010 of killing his grandfather told a Clayton County Superior Court judge they are terrified of him and would fight any attempts at his release.

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Professor lends support to lupus-sticken student

Hopes to find potential kidney donors

Clayton State University’s faculty is galvanizing support for student Rosalynn Gresham, who needs a kidney transplant.

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