There is only one thing to remember if a person every plays Super Bowl trivia with New England native, Yolanda Purvis — the answer to every question is “Tom Brady.”
Jadun McCarthy, an English Language Arts teacher at Northeast Health Science Magnet High School, in Bibb County, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker for Clayton State University’s “Education Speaker Series” on Monday, Feb. 6. The event is free, and open to the public.
Drivers under the influence have alternatives
Football fans –– from coast to coast –– are eagerly waiting Super Bowl Sunday, on Feb. 5, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants the public to celebrate responsibly.
Accused murderer had other motives, prosecutor says
Closing arguments are expected, Monday, in the murder trial of Wanda Stanley in Henry County Superior Court.
A Riverdale father under the influence of alcohol apparently forgot that he asked a relative to baby-sit his son for a long weekend, sparking a near 12-hour police search for the boy, Thursday.
Defense attorney Musa Ghanayem said Friday that Hill has "every right" to respond to the allegations being made against him.
Airport continues as ‘world’s busiest’
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport continues its streak of owning the title of “world’s busiest airport,” the 14th consecutive year with the designation.
Charity benefits Southern Crescent ‘children in crisis’
The Day of Love event starts at 1 p.m., with its “All You Need is Love” race event –– a 5K run, one-mile run, and a Tot Trot. Then, at 6:30 p.m., patrons are asked to attend the “All You Need is Love” dinner and dancing in McDonough, which will feature The Sean Shuffler Band, a local house band.
A Clayton County Juvenile Court judge ordered a Morrow teen to be evaluated, but not detained after his arrest Wednesday, for making three bomb threats against his high school.
Mrs. Jennie Lee Gray Allen, 87, of Jonesboro, passed away Feb. 1, 2012.
Phyllis Williford, 67, of McDonough, passed away on Feb. 1, 2012.
Deonna Lynn Smith Franklin, 41, of Rex, passed away at her home on Jan. 31, 2012.
Mr. Robert “Bob” Hunter, 66, of Jonesboro, passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012.
Doyal Mitchell Barnett, 76, of Riverdale, died Feb. 3, 2012.
One U.S. troop passing through the Atlanta Airport told me a story, about his first day home — he watched the news and saw how they covered the violence and deaths and explosions, and was surprised to learn that was the end of the story, as reported. He said the killing and violence were only a part of the story.
State legislators were reviewing proposed ethics legislation aimed at cleaning up a Clayton County Board of Education that was mired in in-fighting, in the midst of a county schools accreditation crisis, in 2008.
Nissan gives grant to Habitat for sustainable home
The sound of construction seems to have become the norm at The Avery, a subdivision in Jonesboro, where Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity homes are being built.
The time is coming for every young girl, who has ever wanted to learn how to throw a left hook, or a forward pass, to get the opportunity.
The attorney representing a Clayton County Sheriff's deputy, accused of obstruction of an officer, said Thursday that his client is "relieved" the case against him has been dismissed.
A Morrow father made his first court appearance, Thursday, on charges that he killed his toddler son by swinging him by the neck with a belt, "like a rag doll."
The Georgia Department of Education recently announced that it is accepting applications for the newly launched National Green Ribbon Schools Recognition Program.
The red dress is taking center stage in Burlington Coat Factory stores around the nation this month, all in the effort to raise awareness and funds for heart disease in women.
Clayton County Faith-based Summit Saturday, Feb. 11
Found with relative in Barrow County
Andrew Ngalahom, Clayton County police said, has been staying with a family member –– described as a niece –– in Barrow County, apparently since Wednesday. A police spokesperson said the boy’s father had apparently been “under the influence,” and could not tell police where the boy was.