The National Archives at Atlanta is expected to highlight the Gullah culture of the low-country coastal regions of Georgia and South Carolina this weekend, as part of an observation of “Fibbywerry” (Gullah for “February”) as African-American History Month.
While crude oil prices remain steady
Wayne Kerr was pumping gasoline into his vehicle at the Citgo Food Mart on South McDonough Street, in Jonesboro –– and complaining. He said the rising gas prices are affecting his personal life. “It is kind of a strain,” the Morrow resident lamented.
Haynie Elementary hosts math competition
Walking into the gymnasium at the B.C. Haynie Elementary School this week, was like stepping onto a simulated football field. The theme music for the National Football League (NFL) played in the background. Scores of youngsters were chanting –– back and forth –– at one another, and teachers wore the jersey’s of their favorite NFL teams.
Chamber to hold women’s educational luncheon
People, who are issued citations in the City of Jonesboro, are going to have a pay a little bit more money, as the city works to pull together enough funds to buy a new, federally mandated radio system.
It has been nine days since Lovejoy’s boys and Forest Park’s girls last took the court in a meaningful game — the reward for a regular season well done.
The high school wrestling world — or at least Georgia’s small corner of it — converges today upon The Arena at Gwinnett Center, where the traditional state championships begin.
Former Morrow police chief, Jeff Baker, pleaded guilty Wednesday to drunk-driving charges, as prosecutors prepared to bring the case against him to trial.
Hoss is wonderful big gray and white Domestic Shorthair.
Gino is a one year old YorkiePoo.
Mr. Lee Roy Smith, 75, of Rex, passed away, Feb. 11, 2012.
Ethel E. Schenck Wahlig, of Riverdale, passed away Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at the age of 88.
Mr. Harold Sides, 71, of Stockbridge, passed away Feb. 13, 2012.
Money will pay for safety, landscaping enhancements
The Clayton County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday to accept a Georgia Department of Transportation grant that will open the door to improved lighting, and better access to public safety personnel, at the Jester’s Creek Trail, in Jonesboro.
A wide-open field of Republican presidential candidates has not translated into long lines at the Clayton County Elections and Registration Office, according to the county’s top elections official.
Clayton County Public Schools has announced the winners of the school system’s third Academic Gallery.
The Lovejoy High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps’ academic team competed against more than 200 teams from around the nation, to advance to Level II of the AFJROTC Academic Bowl.