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Mrs. Jeanine Oliver Stewart

Mrs. Jeanine Oliver Stewart, age 65 of Stockbridge, Georgia passed away May 17, 2015.

Mrs. Joyce Wilson

Mrs. Joyce Spruill Wilson, of Stockbridge, passed away on May 20, 2015.

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Clayton County government officials come together at The Hometown Connection

The City of Jonesboro and the Clayton County Municipal Association welcomed county officials to the Hometown Connection 2015 last week.

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Increased patrol to occur during Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest holiday travel weekends across the nation and the Georgia State Patrol will be stepping up patrols to ensure safety among travelers.

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Grammy winner Yolanda Adams to Women in Business Council: Focusing on personal journies brings success

Grammy-winning gospel singer and radio show host Yolanda Adams said she believed all journeys to success begin simply.

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Beach reopens in time for Memorial Day

Get ready to spend your Memorial Day weekend at The Beach in Clayton County.

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Utopian Academy gets Hollywood visitors

Artesius Miller told the men about the charter school’s long journey to this point, the final week of its inaugural year open.

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Mount Zion’s Spencer to play football at Arkansas-Baptist College

Spencer will play offensive line in college

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Basketball Jones

Coaching local AAU basketball team helps Tyler Jones work through health issues

Jones has battled Crohn’s disease since he was in high school

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Clayton County lawmaker, Rep. Sandra Scott, pushes for alarms on daycare vans

In the wake of a toddler recently being left behind for hours inside a daycare van, state Rep. Sandra Scott said she plans to re-introduce a bill mandating alarms for certain vehicles.

Jonesboro’s Holt and Fraley headline All-Region baseball selections

Jordan Holt and Jamal Fraley were selected to the First Team in Region 4-AAAA

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Kemboi and Matthews headline Clayton State track and field All-Region honors

Kemboi and Matthews will also represent Clayton State at the NCAA Division II National Championships

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TORRES: A rewarding spring for a new high school sports reporter

When I first started working for the Henry Herald in February, I was at once excited and terrified.

You can’t always tell

When I was in the Navy I knew a guy who liked to seek out bar fights.

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JULIE WELLS: Our job as Christians is to love, not judge and condemn

We so easily condemn and judge one another based upon on another’s conviction. We make so easy to put down one another, instead of lifting another person up. And in doing so, we are forget, we are the body of Christ.

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Atlanta Falcons linebacker Tyler Starr inspires Kinship Care graduates

Wednesday afternoon 11 Clayton County high school graduates involved in Kinship Care — those who, instead of being placed in foster care, were raised by their grandparents or relatives were honored and inspired by Atlanta Falcons linebacker Tyler Starr.

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Airport West CID hires first program, public safety directors

The Airport West Community Improvement District has improved itself with two more skilled employees.

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Stilwell make history with first graduating class

Principal Michael Robinson led the procession of seniors down the back halls of Martha Ellen Stilwell School of the Arts.

Transition program available for rising kindergartners

School Notebook 5-23-15

Little Ones Learning Center, a quality rated childcare center, will host a Summer Transition Program for tots who need extra help transitioning to kindergarten.