Two young women used their determination, commitment and teamwork to win a 13-hour-long race, that took them across six states.
Women no longer are unique on police forces, but in the western part of Henry County, officers Adrienne Lara and Rosemarie Milby bring a decidedly feminine touch to patrolling the streets in the City of Hampton.
The Georgia Attorney General's office will investigate allegations that three members of the Clayton County Board of Commissioners recently violated the Georgia Open Meetings Act, by meeting, out of public view, to discuss the county's fiscal year 2012 budget, a spokesperson for the office has confirmed.
AAA officials are campaigning to remind motorists to recognize Georgia's Move-Over Law, and other safety precautions, in an effort to protect everyone on the state's highways and byways -- from stranded motorists to emergency response vehicles.
Kalyn Pope had a stack of about 20 children's books that she was about to check out at the Clayton County Headquarters Branch, in Jonesboro.
Clayton County Public Schools' middle and elementary school students saw mostly slight-to-modest declines in their performance on last spring's Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCTs), particularly in the key, promotional grades -- third, fifth, and eighth, according to data released by the Georgia Department of Education.
The Henry County School System experienced mild gains overall on Georgia's 2011 Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT), according to results released this week by the State Department of Education. The CRCT is an assessment based on the Georgia Performance Standards curriculum.
After deliberating about two hours Friday, a Clayton County jury convicted a man in the Halloween 2007 murder of a 68-year-old woman, who hired him for odd jobs around her Jonesboro home.
A local defense attorney will withdraw from representing a former sheriff's spokesman on felony charges, rather than fight a motion to disqualify himself that was filed late Thursday by the Clayton County district attorney.
James Edward Denby, of Forest Park, passed away July 7, 2011. Funeral services will be held in the chapel Saturday, July 9, at 1 pm. Pastor Randy Davis will officiate. Interment will be at Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends TODAY (Friday), from 4 p.m., to 8 p.m. Survivors include his wife, Edna Denby, of Forest Park; daughters, Dlwanda and Bobby Dean, of Hampton, Juanita Lever, of Forest Park; sisters, Ester Lee Yown, on Monticello Fla., Reatha Baker, of Thomasville, Ga.; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, Morrow, Ga., is in charge of arrangements, (770) 961-2828.
Women of all ages are invited to assemble in McDonough for a chance to be a princess, if only for a day.
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History records that Emperor Nero set fire to a large portion of Rome and blamed it on the Christians, killing them by the thousands.
In the gospel of Luke, at the beginning of Jesus' earthly ministry, he calls Levi to "Come, and follow me." Levi's a tax collector -- a traitor to his people, hated and feared and ostracized. And without ever looking back, he leaves his tax booth, the money he was collecting, his job, everything ... and follows Jesus. If only all our evangelistic efforts worked out this well!