News for Thursday, May 30, 2013


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New Forest Park coach looking to get defensive

Coach Stephen Love will try to restore a winning aura about the Panthers' boys basketball team

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Riverdale's Cooper stands out in two sports

Riverdale's Ti'Keem Cooper has made his presence known at Riverdale in more than just one way.

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Jonesboro's London shines once more

Dereon London found his way out of the shadows of his talented Jonesboro classmates and into his own place of excellence.

Rosaline Powell Alexander

Rosaline Powell Alexander, 76, of Forest Park, formerly of Tifton, died Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at her residence.

Kendrick Middle receives a $4,050 grant for student garden

Kendrick Middle School has been awarded a $4,050 grant from the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation to construct a student garden and greenhouse on campus.

Babb Middle School student receives academic scholarship


Babb Middle School student Carlene Burris recently earned a $500 academic scholarship from Bowen and Watson Contractors, which is working on renovations at the school.

Event will showcase Georgia farmers

From apples and alfalfa sprouts to watermelon and yams, the Atlanta Farmers Market has the largest selection of produce in one place on the southside.

Man indicted in January shooting death

A Forest Park man has been indicted in the January shooting death of a business owner and tennis player.

Man sought in case not a suspect

A man sought by Clayton County police in April was wanted only for questioning regarding the shooting death of a Conley man, said officials.

Holyfield arrested at arraignment

An older brother of five-time world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield was taken into custody Wednesday when he showed up for his arraignment.

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Music and cuisine highlight weekend festivities

Among the jazz, the food and crafts, this weekend is shaping up to be a cornucopia of events for Clayton County.

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Morrow expanding pathway to nature preserve

The Morrow City Council hired a Fairburn company Tuesday to continue what it started on the city’s pedestrian path system.

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Morrow remembers stern but fair judge

City dedicates Frost Ward Courtroom

Former Morrow Municipal Court Judge Frost Ward was usually stern with offenders who came before his bench, but it became personal whenever he dealt with code violators, his wife said.

Use a little common sense

As families enjoy recreational opportunities, we encourage caution.