News for Sunday, March 15, 2009

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Longbottom Letter - 03/15/09

Six men played the characters of the 3 Stooges over the years. Thus far, the loyal opposition offers us just five. So, in no particular order, let me introduce the new stooges.

Burtts receives hoops honors

BASKETBALL

Doing what he loves For Rockdale's Williams, coaching basketball a dream job

CONYERS - Al Williams stood tall at the front of the locker room, collecting the sweaty uniforms of his players. His team had just lost its last game of the season and the first-year coach was filled with conflicting emotions.

Community Calendar - 03/15/09

March 15

Heritage busts a move

Lady Patriots beat Apalachee Heritage undefeated in area

WINDER - On a cold and windy night, the Class AAAA No. 8 ranked Heritage Lady Patriots put on a gutsy display to get a 2-0 win over Apalachee on Friday.

Florida St. upsets North Carolina 73-70 Douglas scores 27 to push Seminoles to title game

ATLANTA - The last time North Carolina came down to the wire against Florida State, Ty Lawson bailed out the Tar Heels.

Darrell Huckaby - 03/15/09

For six months, back in 2005, my lovely wife Lisa and I were the proud parents of three teenagers. Count 'em. Three. At one time. On Oct. 3 of that year our oldest child turned 20. And then there were two, which is more than enough for anybody.

Bill Shipp - 03/15/09 EVOLUTION OF ELEPHANTS

Did I hear somebody say "change?" The word is too mild. Try "train wreck," if you are a Republican. "A new beginning" may fit your feelings better - if you voted Democratic in the last presidential election.

Shootout goal gives Thrashers 4-3 win

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Brett Sterling scored the deciding goal in a shootout hours after he was called up from the minors, lifting the Atlanta Thrashers to a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.

Irish celebration set to hit downtown Conyers

CONYERS - The World's Fastest Growing St. Patrick's Day Parade will once again make its way through Olde Town Conyers.

Artistic escape Olde Town art gallery offers outlet for creativity

In these tough economic times, organizers of the newly established Olde Town Gallery and Studio hope that the public will find refuge within the gallery's four walls.

Flower fest returns to Covington

COVINGTON - Georgia Perimeter College will continue its celebration of daffodils this week.

Snow day could be a free day Schools consider not making up missed time

CONYERS - This month's snow day may turn out to be a free day for some staff and students in Rockdale County Public Schools.