Georgia has the 12th highest percent of seniors scoring a 3 or higher on Advanced Placement (AP) Exams, according to The College Board's AP Report to the Nation released last week. This report measures the progress of the class of 2009.
An organizer of the first-ever Clayton County Public Schools Step Show and College Awareness Fest said the event, which will be held this weekend, could draw a turnout numbering in the thousands, based on ticket-sales reports he has received from principals.
Puerto Rico-native, Maria Vargas, spoke very little English when she first came to work for the Clayton County Department of Family and Children Services (DFACS) six-and-a-half years ago. On Wednesday, she was honored by the agency as being its most valuable, dynamic, and inspiring worker.
The Henry County Board of Education has filed a challenge to the constitutionality of the Georgia Charter Schools Commission.
Ruby Alford and Gene Krynicki agree that African-themed items should be displayed in Morrow to educate people on African-American history.
Ursula Gordon's Advanced Algebra and Trigonometry class at North Clayton High School learned Wednesday about the aviation industry, and the array of career opportunities it offers.
State prisoners, who clean up trash on county roadways, will now have the additional task of removing graffiti from abandoned and neglected private property.
The year was 1969, I was a freckled-face 5-year-old who wanted to be just like Dad.
After Woodland made five 3-pointers in the second half of its 50-16 victory over Locust Grove in the first round of the Region 4-AAA tournament Wednesday, Lady Wolfpack coach Thomas McLaurin said his team isn't a 3-point shooting team by nature, but it can be. If Woodland finds an open look beyond the arc, McLaurin isn't adverse to his players taking the shot.
During his postgame interview, Clayton State men's coach Gordon Gibbons used the word consistent several times to describe his team's 67-58 home win over Columbus State Wednesday.
Last Friday, I was treated to a most extraordinary weather rarity, quite uncommon here in the Deep South. It was a four-letter word, beginning with the letter "s."
Boy, do we need more snow in Washington, D.C.
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.
A reader wrote in with a question about overage. It's an issue many Super-Couponers ask me about.
When the Ola boys' basketball team returns to practice today, coach Curt Miller will re-adjust the team's season goals.
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.
Health officials warn that H1N1 influenza cases are back on the rise, following an early winter lull in December.
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.
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.
From Staff Reports
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.
Clayton State's LaDe'sha Stoudemire and Columbus State's Phebe Smith share something commonboth have brothers who earn paychecks playing basketball in the NBA.
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.
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.
Two games were played at at the Region 4-AA tournament Tuesday night.
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.
A group of fans at the March 7 Kobalt Tools 500 NASCAR race will watch the event for the price of $1.