North Clayton High School began closing out the month on Thursday with an "Octoberfest" fall festival, but the lederhosen were out, while Blow Pops and "Transformers" costumes were in.
Early voting in Clayton County will end today, making way for municipal election day on Tuesday, Nov. 3.
A College Park woman pleaded guilty Thursday to causing the 2007 beating death of her 3-year-old daughter, and was sentenced to 60 years in prison.
Clayton County is pulling out all the stops for Halloween, with several cities, public-safety officials, and non-profit organizations hosting family-oriented Halloween activities. Festivals will take place in the cities of Forest Park, Morrow, and Riverdale, and other activities will take place at Clayton County International Park, Southlake Mall, and the Jonesboro and Riverdale branches of the county library system.Forest Park
If you ever visit the Poulnabrone dolmen, in the Burren region of County Clare, in western Ireland, you will notice several cracks in the limestone on which you are walking.
There is a story that my daddy used to like to tell about me. It happened when I was eight or nine.
As a grownup, we can approach Halloween from two directions. We can either get dressed up and hit the party circuit, or we can get dressed up and answer our door. Some try to figure out how to do both, but I prefer focusing on the kids. It gives me a chance every year to remember what a great time I had as a kid in my old neighborhood in the suburbs of Philadelphia.
A Clayton County grand jury has issued a new indictment against Christiann Zelek, adding more charges against the grandmother of infant twins, whose mother was recently found guilty of nearly starving the boys to death.
The nasal-spray form of the 2009 H1N1 flu vaccine is available for free to Clayton County residents in good health, through the county's health department, but local demand for the vaccine has so far been minuscule, a Clayton County Board of Health spokesperson said this week.
Two female teachers at Rex Mill Middle School are on paid administrative leave after they allegedly "fought" -- in front of students -- over a male teacher with whom both women are said to be romantically involved.
Federal officials and consumer watchdogs are warning of a possible ploy, involving e-mails purported to be from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), to lure computers users to download suspicious software.
Check out the Photos of the Week in Clayton.
By Valerie Baldowski
By Curt Yeomans
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By Linda Looney-Bond
By Linda Looney-Bond
Now is the time for all good men to put their hands together, pull them apart and rapidly put them back together again, and repeat, to give props to the president for not curling up into a fetal position with a "Kick Me" sign taped to his butt.
Babs is a 5 month old tortie Domestic Shorthair. She has been spayed and all vaccinations are current. Babs came into CCHS as a stray. She has a really sweet personality and has adjusted well to the many other cats at the CCHS facility. Her striking markings make her stand out from the crowd! For adoption information, please call Robin at 770/478-7531. Visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org to see other animals available for adoption.
By Joel Hall
By Maria José Subiria
Astro is a 6 month old Schnauzer mix. He has been neutered and all vaccinations are current. Poor Astro was handed over to CCHS when his former family realized that they had not given enough thought to having a family pet. He has tons of energy, he's extremely CUTE, and he has a wonderful personality. He gets along well with other dogs. For more information, please call Clayton County Humane Society at 770/471-9436. Visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org to see other animals available for adoption.
Halloween trends are telling.
By Joel Hall