Many violent revolutionaries became peacemakers once their oppressors were removed from power. Whether Mandela experienced a “conversion” after we met him, or simply adapted a more pragmatic path to his goals, I cannot say. Let us charitably assume the best about a man revered by many who ended an evil and gave his country an opportunity to build something better.
Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner is asking residents to help him bring Christmas joy to children in the care of Clayton County’s Court-Appointed Special Advocates program.
I’ve had a social conscience and deep interest in the societal ills that plague us, going back to my undergraduate days at the University of Illinois twenty years ago.
School Notebook 12-06-13
The public is invited to attend the 2013 Michael B. King Spelling and Legal Bee will be held Saturday, Dec. 21 at Freedom Christian Center, 6928 Commercial Drive in Morrow. The spelling contest begins at 9 a.m.
The public is invited to attend the 2013 Michael B. King Spelling Legal-Bee Saturday, Dec. 21 at Freedom Christian Center, 6928 Commercial Drive in Morrow. The spelling contest begins at 9 a.m.
After three years in the building process, Don Williams says his Forest Park wrestling team is turning the corner towards where he wants them to be.
The Jonesboro City Council narrowly voted to allocate nearly $70,000 for a new city administrator position in its $3.8 million 2014 budget without deciding if it even wants to hire one Monday.
Lucy F. Hinton
Clayton County water customers will pay 5 percent more for water Jan. 1, a hike needed to offset operating costs and declining sales, said officials.
Hundreds attend to see city tree lighting
While the musical strains of “O Holy Night” filled the night sky, hundreds of Morrow residents gathered around a Christmas tree Saturday to see it light up for the first time this year.
A $35 million civic arena will be one of the top priorities a Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax Committee recommends county commissioners include on an upcoming tax-funded project list next week.
Clayton County’s dancing seniors want their fellow golden-agers to join them for a party later this week.
For a man that has meant so much for a team and community, this wasn’t the way Al Hughes was supposed to go out.
After 13 years and seven region championships, Al Hughes is out as the Lovejoy coach.