Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Brenda Rayburn sees her organization being able to help more people move into homes, now that the group is moving into a larger home of its own, in Jonesboro.
On the heels of the apparent re-emergence of a suspected serial sexual assaulter and rapist, Clayton County Police have scheduled two meetings with residents of the apartment complex that is the site of his latest reported attack.
A Forest Park man wanted in Clayton County for a probation violation -- and in Atlanta on a homicide charge -- was apprehended at a Jonesboro Road motel on Tuesday, authorities said.
Since 1955, those living in downtown College Park and the western portion of the city have had access to recreation facilities. On Saturday, the city will open its Godby Road Recreation Center to the public, giving residents in the southern portion of the city access to a new, state-of-the-art facility.
With jury deliberations continuing for a second day, Tuesday, a former Forest Park Police officer pleaded guilty to two charges of the 10 he faced in a 2008 rape case.
Health officials warn that H1N1 influenza cases are back on the rise, following an early winter lull in December.
A group of fans at the March 7 Kobalt Tools 500 NASCAR race will watch the event for the price of $1.
The Clayton County Board of Commissioners voted, Tuesday, to transfer the assets of the county's C-TRAN bus service to the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA). Through the agreement, the county would hand over most of its buses and pay the authority $2.4 million by March 31 to operate three new Xpress bus routes out of the county, to Atlanta.
The Internal Revenue Service will extend a helping hand to taxpayers this weekend, as part of an assistance program designed to help those suffering from a battered economy.
Marquisia Spear slowly glided across the cafeteria at Lovejoy High School on Tuesday evening, with her left hand on her hip, and a Nerf gun in her right hand.
Clayton State's LaDe'sha Stoudemire and Columbus State's Phebe Smith share something common--both have brothers who earn paychecks playing basketball in the NBA.
On the first day of Eagle's Landing's 7:30 a.m. basketball practices this season, Golden Eagles senior point guard Javan Wells and his teammates were talking with coach Clay Crump. They began to talk about their goals and what they envisioned this season could become after a dismal 6-18 season a year ago.
Two games were played at at the Region 4-AA tournament Tuesday night.
When the Ola boys' basketball team returns to practice today, coach Curt Miller will re-adjust the team's season goals.
A reader wrote in with a question about overage. It's an issue many Super-Couponers ask me about.
Over the past few weeks, I've spent a lot of time talking about one of my top priorities this session: creating new jobs for Georgians.
In 1973, recording artist Billy Preston released "Will It Go 'Round in Circles?" It was a chart topper on the Billboard 100, and it's still one of those songs that makes me pull out my air guitar and pretend drums, whenever I hear it on the oldies radio station.
There are small signs that the Great Recession is starting to shift gears. New employment statistics show U.S. companies are not shedding jobs in record numbers. Under more normal circumstances, losses would still be seen as a negative, but after the dips we've seen these past two years, less can now be seen as more.
In 1973, recording artist Billy Preston released "Will It Go Round in Circles?" It was a chart topper on the Billboard 100, and it's still one of those songs that makes me pull out my air guitar and pretend drums, whenever I hear it on the oldies radio station.
The Forest Park City Council voted Monday to extend a moratorium on issuing permits to adult-entertainment establishments until March 15.
When Jim Williams talks about bullying, he speaks with a voice young people seem to understand.
Kroger customers in the Atlanta Division donated more than $600,000, in 23 days, to benefit the American Red Cross International Response Fund for Haiti. The money will provide food, water, clothing, cleaning supplies and other necessities for victims of last month's earthquake.
A 16-year old female was sexually assaulted early Saturday morning at a Morrow apartment complex, according to Clayton County police.
Ola coach Curt Miller held a practice Monday morning, hours before his team's first Region 4-AAAA tournament game to make a few adjustments.
A Conley man, who police say shot three people on Thanksgiving Day 2007 killing two pleaded guilty to two counts of malice murder on Monday in Clayton County Superior Court.
Heart Pharmacy, in Riverdale, opened on Feb. 14, 1970, but one of its owners, Marvin Griffin, Sr., insists the name is not a special nod to the fact that the business opened on Valentine's Day.
The Eagle's Landing High School basketball teams were supposed to celebrate Senior Night last week.
A. W. Powell said he is smart about getting the best deal on gasoline.
Before the boys basketball game between Woodland and Maynard Jackson on Monday night, seniors Elliot Davis and Darius Tookes were two of the final players honored during the senior night ceremonies. They walked down the court with their escorts, nearly 2,000 points scored between them for their careers.
A 23-year-old Florida man has been charged in Henry County, after the grandfather of a 14-year-old girl reportedly caught the man naked in his Jonesboro-area home in the company of the girl.
From Staff Reports
For those of you experienced at divorce, you realize that soulful reunions usually don't work, no matter how hard a twosome may try.
When Hope Rush was playing for the Eagle's Landing Christian Academy softball team, she was, well, simply dominating.
From Staff Reports