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Local schools will suit up for prostate cancer awareness next month

For the week of September 21st through September 25th, all 421 Georgia high school football teams will have blue ribbon decals on their helmets. All coaches will be wearing blue wristbands and referees will be throwing blue penalty flags. Blue ribbons will be stenciled on the playing fields and public service announcements will be made during halftime.

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Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill sued by former deputy

A former female Clayton County Deputy is suing Sheriff Victor Hill for sex, race, color and age discrimination.

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CO-GAME OF THE WEEK: Mundy’s Mill vs Lovejoy

Both Lovejoy and Mundy’s Mill will kick their seasons off tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m. at Twelve Oaks Stadium. Last season, the Wildcats scored 35 points in the first half and eventually topped the Tigers 47-14.

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Sutton named to preseason All-SEC team

Former Jonesboro standout Cameron Sutton continues to rack up the preseason accolades before the season begins next weekend.

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Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services work to put out business fire

Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services are working to put out a business fire at the intersection of Old Dixie Road and Charles W. Grant Parkway.

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Hibachi Grill owner ordered to pay nearly $2 million in back wages

The owner of Hibachi Grill and Supreme Buffet in Jonesboro has been ordered by a federal judge to pay 84 workers nearly $2 million in back wages.

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Ascential to come up with marketing plan for Gillem

There’s now a firm working toward creating a marketing plan for the Gillem Logistics Center.

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Elite Scholars Academy leads district on average ACT scores

Clayton County Public Schools continues to fall below the state average on the ACT college entrance exam.

Dynamite Sports bringing free seminar to Riverdale High School

Dynamite Sports is holding a free seminar tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Riverdale High School media center. The title of the presentation is “Guiding the College Bound Athlete.”

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Lifelong Morrow resident, two-time mayor dies Tuesday morning

City Council took a moment during its Tuesday council meeting to remember Ernest Duffy.

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Officials report Georgia leads the South on 2015 ACT scores

Education officials said the 2015 ACT results show Georgia at the top of the pack in ACT performance among Southern states.

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Grief counselors available at school of deceased student

Clayton police confirm names of children

School officials have confirmed one child killed in an accident Tuesday was a student at Church Street Elementary in Riverdale

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Du Bois Integrity Academy to host ribbon cutting Friday

New charter school unveils “state of the art” facilities

Du Bois Integrity Academy officials will host a ribbon cutting Friday to celebrate the completion of its new “state-of-the-art” facility at 6479 Church St.

Mr. Kenneth "Mookie" Marshall, Jr.

Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Kenneth "Mookie" Marshall, Jr. of Jonesboro will be held Saturday, August 29, 2015

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GEMA and Homeland Security rev up Ready Georgia campaign

Survey shows improved preparedness, room for improvement

More than three out of four Georgians are at least somewhat prepared for an emergency, but many have not taken all of the essential steps to get ready, according to a new statewide survey by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security Ready Georgia campaign.

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Women on the Move Summit returns bigger and better than last year

The Women on the Move Summit is back to inspire business women on the Southside this year.

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Utopian Academy would have to close in cash for school facility

Rent agreement includes purchase option deadline

Time is ticking, and officials at Utopian Academy for the Arts have a couple of months to decide whether to purchase a property at 6630 Camp St.

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Mundy’s Mill tops Lovejoy in softball county championship

Every year, Clayton County holds its annual county softball championship. Over the weekend, Mundy’s Mill topped Lovejoy 8-1 to repeat as county champions.

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Split Riverdale council passes travel policy and debates adopted budget

A split Riverdale council adopted a new policy Monday that would require council members to pay back any money they spent beyond their allotted travel budget.

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Clayton County fire department unveils fire trucks

These new units are funded by the 2015 SPLOST that was voted on by the residents of Clayton County. The units will be replacing an older fleet.