News for Thursday, May 23, 2013

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ALL-CLAYTON COUNTY BASEBALL TEAM

The 2013 all-county baseball team.

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COACH OF THE YEAR: Dan Maehlman

Coach Dan Maehlman had Jonesboro on the brink of making another state playoff appearance this season.

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PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Dustin Boggs

Jonesboro senior Dustin Boggs didn't get a chance to pitch this season, but he one of the best catchers in region.

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PITCHER OF THE YEAR: Brandon Jackson

Jonesboro senior Brandon Jackson was named the top pitcher in the county.

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Locust Grove football likes that winning feeling

Wildcats coming off first winning season ever

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Firemen help send kids to arts camp

Four children will get the opportunity to learn artistic skills this summer because of a financial donation made by Clayton County firefighters.

‘Beach’-less International Park to launch summer

When Clayton County International Beach kicks off its summer season Saturday, it will do so without one of its most popular features.

County bridge needs emergency repairs

State deemed it unsafe for school buses

County officials took emergency steps this week to begin shoring up a bridge near an elementary school in light of a state decision to declare it unsafe for buses.

Memorial Day weekend gets into full swing today

Memorial Day events abound in Clayton County during the upcoming holiday weekend.

Going for the travel deal of the century — CURT YEOMANS

Who doesn’t like a deal?

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Earth Day Project successful for youth

SCHOOL NOTEBOOK 5-24-13

Morrow Middle School sixth-grader Julie Nguyen released her helium-filled balloon during an Earth Day project last month.

Helen Marie Sharp

Helen Marie Sharp, 80, passed away May 20, 2013, at Sacred Journey Hospice, McDonough, Ga

Mr. Johnnie E. Feltman

Mr. Johnnie E. Feltman, 93, of Hampton, passed away May 22, 2013.

Jorge Casal

Beloved son, brother and friend Jorge Casal passed away at home May 21, 2013.

Mr. Travis L. Cantrell

Mr. Travis L. Cantrell, 82, of Jonesboro passed away May 22, 2013.

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Riverdale High produces five twin sets

Many may find themselves experiencing “déjà vu all over again” as they watch five sets of twin siblings cross the stage with their classmates to receive diplomas during Riverdale High School’s commencement ceremonies.

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