Monthly Archives: February 2014

Southside teams win Clayton Co. all-star games

Clayton County’s southside middle schools won both the girls and boys all-star games last night. The girls won 50-40, and the boys won 73-64. Representing Eddie White Academy on the girls southside team were Taylor Sutton and Janaya Wadsworth. Amiyah … Continue reading

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Eddie White girls win county championship

Eddie White Academy’s girls basketball team finished their season the same way they started it: by winning. The undefeated Lady Wolves earned the Clayton County Middle School Girls Basketball Champs trophy Wednesday night by defeating Babb Middle School 53-25 in … Continue reading

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Win pizza at Eddie White semifinals game tonight!

Calling all dads, moms and other grown-ups: You can win a free pizza tonight at Lovejoy Middle School during halftime of the 5:30 semifinals boys basketball game between Eddie White Academy and Adamson Middle School. Buy your admission ticket to … Continue reading

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Lovejoy City Council to reveal big developments at tonight’s meeting

Lovejoy City Council members are scheduled to hear a presentation today at 3 p.m. from Habitat for Humanity officials concerning an upcoming project in Lovejoy. That meeting, which will take place at City Hall on Talmadge Road, is a city … Continue reading

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Hollywood comes to Lovejoy

[Editor’s Note: This is the first of a series of stories Lovejoy Ledger will post on Cinema Greens and its arrival in Lovejoy. Future stories will highlight the history of the Aukerman House, the background of Cinema Greens and the … Continue reading

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CCPS takes week off for storm, Winter Break

Clayton County Public Schools leaders heeded warnings and closed its schools and offices Tuesday and Wednesday due to inclement weather. The school system was already scheduled to be closed Thursday, Friday and Monday, Feb. 13-17, for Winter Break. What would … Continue reading

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White Academy girls face Babb in final next week

By Danny Harrison Eddie White Academy’s girls basketball team isn’t just good, it is the best in the league. However, they must win one more game before being declared Clayton County middle school champions. These “Mighty Wolves” from Eddie White … Continue reading

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Lovejoy prison expansion to bring 450+ jobs

By Danny Harrison The 768-bed Robert A. Deyton Detention Facility, which houses federal prisoners for the U.S. Marshals Service, is soon to expand onto a contiguous 77-acre tract of land, according to Lovejoy Mayor Bobby Cartwright. The mayor says hundreds … Continue reading

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Physical therapist triathlete qualifies again for Team USA

Jeff Galloway’s Excel Physical Therapy office, located beside South Clayton Recreation Center and the new police precinct, is a busy place. Patients there trust Galloway to help them recover from all manner of physical challenges, and some to treat them … Continue reading

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Both Eddie White teams still in championship drive

By Danny Harrison Eddie White Academy stands alone today as the middle school with two teams still alive and well in the clayton County-wide basketball championship tournament. Tonight at 6:45 in the Lovejoy Middle School gym, Eddie White’s top-seeded girls, … Continue reading

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City thanks volunteer neighbor for work in community garden

Lovejoy’s community garden on Steele Road has become a crown jewel in the eyes of many locals, and probably more so to those who have enjoyed its free produce over the past year. During 2014’s first city council meeting, Lovejoy … Continue reading

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Jordan: Junkyard days may be coming to an end

It’s almost a rite of passage for newcomers and visitors to Fayetteville to eventually ask the question: “Why is there a junk yard right in the middle of town?” It’s a fair question. It’s similar to a question some long-time … Continue reading

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Championship quest continues for EWA girls, ends for LMS girls

Eddie White Academy’s girls basketball team won their 16th straight game tonight, bringing them to a 16-0 record following today’s first-round tournament victory over Elite Scholars. The final score was 51-20. Top-seeded Eddie White Academy enjoyed a home-court advantage over … Continue reading

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Middle school basketball tournament starts Thursday

An exciting middle school basketball season is giving way Thursday to what promises to be a solid championship tournament series. [click here for the boys tournament bracket] [click here for the girls tournament bracket] Top-seeded of the girls squads, Eddie … Continue reading

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God is bigger than Algebra II and crazy teachers

The first half of my junior year of high school was a rough one. As far as I can remember, there wasn’t any kind of family problem or other trauma going on. I didn’t have any abnormal distractions. What I … Continue reading

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Lovejoy High School hosts annual ‘Bring Your Parents to School Day’

By Danny Harrison Parental involvement in a student’s academic life makes all the difference, says Lovejoy High School Title I Parent Liason Karen Heatley. Toward that end, the school on Friday, Feb. 7 is rolling out the red carpet for … Continue reading

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