News for Thursday, May 9, 2013


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Spring football is rising seniors' time to shine

Five local players who college coaches already know plenty about, and five who coaches are just getting to know

All-Region 4-AAAAA Baseball Team

Coaches select the All-Region 4-AAAAA Baseball Team

Girl Scouts recognized for efforts

Girl Scouts recognized by Forest Park City Council for clean-up efforts.

Riverdale man admits to WIC fraud

Will be sentenced in July

A Riverdale man will be sentenced in July after pleading guilty in federal court to defrauding the WIC program, said officials.

Memorial garden created from old pool

A child care swimming pool is being re-serviced as a community garden in memory of a toddler who died two years ago.

Hall to direct CSU Honors Program


Associate Professor of Philosophy Dr. Alexander Hall was recently named the fourth director of Clayton State University’s Honors Program.

Jonesboro man charged in Fayette robbery

A Jonesboro man is being held in the Fayette County Jail in connection with the daylight assault and robbery of a woman in a parking lot last month.

Pittman had a 'good heart,' says Mosley

Investigator dies Sunday in car crash

Marcus Pittman's office inside the Clayton County courthouse remained open this week as a place of solace and reflection for the co-workers who will miss his gregarious personality and lively spirit.

Ralph Willis

Ralph Willis was born in Xenia, Ohio, and lived as a boy first in Bellbrook, Ohio, and then in Martinsburg, W.V.

Mrs. Bobbie Swint Massey

Mrs. Bobbie Swint Massey, 69, of Hampton, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

Miss Melinda Gray

Miss Melinda Gray, 47, of Hampton, Ga., passed away May 7, 2013.

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Houses show the love for birds, sports

STOCKBRIDGE — For the last three years, Lawrence Murphey has been perfecting the art of building bird houses. He can build one in about 15 minutes.