News for Saturday, April 3, 2010

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The colors of Christ -- Churches use variety of drapings to mark Easter season

In the days before Easter, Christian crosses draped with colored cloth is a common sight, but what color a church chooses to drape on the cross, when it's draped and why is as varied as the churches themselves.

Prescription drug abuse gains notice

CONYERS -- While alcohol and marijuana top the list, a growing trend in legal prescription drug abuse has local and state officials taking notice.

Month of the Young Child celebrated

CONYERS -- Several organizations in Rockdale County want the community to celebrate young children and the ones who support them this month especially.For the first time, Rockdale County is participating in the national movement that proclaims April as the Month of the Young Child.

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GE executive makes donation to Oxford College program

OXFORD -- Oxford College recently received a surprise gift.

The colors of Christ — Churches use variety of drapings to mark Easter season

In the days before Easter, Christian crosses draped with colored cloth is a common sight, but what color a church chooses to drape on the cross, when it's draped and why is as varied as the churches themselves.

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