Normally, because they didn’t have a match, the Union Grove volleyball team would’ve been practicing Wednesday. But coach Laurie Sponsler gave the Wolverines the day off.
After six days and countless news reports, I still don’t want to believe it.
He started the athletics program at Clayton State University from scratch in 1989.
Small boutique provides eco-friendly, trendy items
Display mannequins outside a small, light green shotgun house can make motorists look twice while driving through downtown Jonesboro on North Main Street.
Travelers will hit the roads despite cost
The average price of regular unleaded gasoline in Georgia will not have a dramatic impact on consumers, as the Labor Day weekend travel period approaches.
Prosecutors say no open meetings violation occurred
Three members of the Clayton County Board of Commissioners have been cleared of charges that they violated Georgia’s open meetings law in June, documents from the State Attorney General’s Office show.
Overjoyed may be an understatement for how Terry Pelick felt when she got the news that Callaway Elementary School –– where she works as the media specialist –– had been awarded a $3,500 Dollar General Literacy Foundation Back to School Grant.
The Clayton County Sheriff's Fugitive Unit has arrested a teenager they say robbed a local business with another teen, who is charged with killing a deputy in July.
Clayton State University offering flu shots
The state has pulled the license of a Jonesboro daycare center where a 2-year-old died after being left in a hot van following a field trip, according to a report filed by the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning.
Southern Regional Medical Center Foundation, in Riverdale, will work in collaboration with several community organizations to bring awareness of childhood diabetes and obesity to children in the Clayton County School System, and their families.
A New York man was sentenced to more than three years in federal prison after being convicted in June in connection with illegally buying handguns from a Jonesboro firearms dealer, said officials.
Rodgers V. Hunter, 70, of Riverdale, entered into rest on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bennie and Lilie Hunter.
Rachel Smith Dougherty, 90, of Forest Park, passed away at the Appling Healthcare System Pavilion on Aug. 29, 2011.
Clifford Radcliffe, 98, of Riverdale, died August 23, 2011. www.southcarecremation.com.
Randy Huffman, 54, of Rex, died on Aug. 17, 2011. He was preceded is death by his father, Joe Huffman; sister, Marla (Huffman) Shadburn, and grandparents.
Annual campaign focuses on breast cancer awareness
Henry Medical Center is enlisting the help of 10 local men to assist in the fight against breast cancer. The hospital, on Tuesday, announced its participants for the 2011 Real Men Wear Pink campaign, which will kick off Oct. 1.
A Conyers man has been charged with stealing thousands of dollars in jewelry from his employer and pawning the items in Clayton County. Thomas Cecil Dean III, 41, is charged with four counts of theft by deception. He is being held on $24,000 bond in the Clayton County Jail.
Jill Cataldo saves hundreds on groceries by making the most of the common coupon. You can, too.
In media these days, the filter through which we evaluate news and information — especially on cable-TV and the Internet — is so clouded by bias that the content is becoming dangerously devalued.
As a species, we've always seen patterns in natural events and taken it personally. Floods are because of sin — droughts are because of witches. Earthquakes are God's anger toward women's suffrage and Chinese immigration, etc. But now we know better. At least, some of us do.
As President Obama prepares to speak to the nation about jobs, both the Administration and Congress need to rethink the drastic reduction in funding, and reinvest in the Senior Community Service Employment Program –– a jobs program that works.
Even with 90 percent of his offense having graduated, Jonesboro volleyball coach Dan Maehlman refuses to use the rebuilding word when talking about his team.
Usually, when the better fast-pitch softball teams play each other, the result is a low-scoring game.
A 21-18 loss to the top-ranked team in Alabama wasn’t enough for any pollster to lose confidence in Eagle’s Landing Christian.