Until recently, downtown Lovejoy resembled a ghost town.
Labor unions representing bus drivers, construction workers, airport employees, truckers, and other service workers gave a major endorsement to District 1 Commissioner Candidate Shegale Crute on Monday.
A 15-year-old is in police custody for allegedly shooting a 25-year-old man, who police said was involved in an "amorous" relationship with the teen's mother.
Clayton County Public Schools officials pulled -- likely for good -- a plan to hire an Atlanta construction-management firm to do consulting work for the district.
Clayton County Public Schools will operate on a shortened work schedule over the next two weeks, as part of its efforts to cut spending, according to a school system official.
Two local organizations are on the receiving end of financial help from an area utility company.
Sherrie Ferguson was nervous when winners were being announced at the eighth annual Mr. and Miss Henry County Pageant in McDonough recently. The Locust Grove resident was not expecting to hear her name called as the new Miss Special Henry County.
Police continue to search for a motive in the drive-by shooting of a 21-year-old woman at a combination birthday party and house warming, at her Jonesboro home.
With only one week until the July 20, primary election, advance voting will take place all this week at six locations across the county.
July 16-25, Trek Bicycles Store of McDonough, and Peachtree City, will celebrate the 2010 Tour de France with a Trek road bike giveaway, and store-wide savings on cycling essentials.
A Jonesboro woman was in the Henry County Jail facing a burglary charge, for her alleged role in attempting to steal scrap metal from a building in Stockbridge.
Journalism, like anything else, is a business, and newspapers, television news networks, and radio stations do their best to listen to the needs of their customers and fulfill those needs. With the way the economy is right now, there has been a lot of emphasis on the part of the media to lead people to things that are free.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden recently told Al Jazeera English that President Obama "wanted me to find a way to reach out to the Muslim world and engage much more with the dominantly Muslim nations to help them feel good about their historic contribution to science ... and math and engineering." After hearing this statement, my deepest fears about the dangerous priorities being put forth by this administration were confirmed.
There is a trend occurring across America of late that has people feeling more comfortable about stating their views openly toward groups of people they don't like. Sometimes, it's been a group with a different ethnic background, sometimes, it's been a religious practice and, sometimes, sexual orientation.
Carlotta Harrell is a candidate for State Representative, District 76.