Oden: Courting business important Medical center would have been boon to economic development in Rockdale
CONYERS - Rockdale County Commission Chairman Richard Oden said the county will work harder at becoming friendlier to business following the failure to attract a cancer treatment center here.
JOHANNESBURG - Landon Donovan remembers the first time he played the Brazilians, when his under-23 team trudged off the field, victims of a 7-0 thrashing.
CONYERS - Local organization Teens on the Green, which helps students from all over the United States earn academic and golf scholarships to college, hopes more Atlantans will know about them later this summer.
LOUDON, N.H. - Blame the tough racetrack, the Car of Tomorrow or simply circumstance. Whatever the reason, there have been no repeat winners in the last four years of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
CONYERS - Deer Run claimed the top spot, scoring an impressive 773 points - 239 more than second place Covington YMCA - in the Rockdale Swim League County Championship meet Saturday at Johnson Park.
WIMBLEDON, England - As a tyke growing up in Marietta, Melanie Oudin would watch Venus and Serena Williams on TV and tell anyone who would listen that she was going to play at Wimbledon, too, one day.
I always loved Jerry Clower, the fertilizer-salesman-turned-country-comedian from Route 4, Liberty, MS. His humor was down home and always resounded with a ring of truth. And you could listen to Jerry Clower with your mama and 'em and never had to worry about being embarrassed.
COVINGTON - More help could be on the way for struggling families in Newton and Rockdale counties.
ATLANTA - Who would've envisioned this: Tim Wakefield joining Roger Clemens in the Boston record book?
When Tiny Cunningham first started her flower shop business back in 1979, she did all she could to save money, such as recycling easels for arrangements and using a regular refrigerator until she could afford to purchase a floral cooler. She also invested any profits from the flower shop back into the business, purchasing supplies and equipment to improve the quality of the flower arrangements.