U.S. Rep. David Scott (D-Ga.) recently explained that the art turned in by local high school students, for his annual art competition, usually leaves him in awe of the students’ abilities.
E-Verify is new tool for employers
Private employers in Georgia must soon use a new tool to vet new hires, because of the state’s “Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011” or HB 87, said an Atlanta attorney.
The father of a Riverdale teen indicted in the July 20, 2011 shooting death of a Clayton County Sheriff's deputy will be deported after serving a federal sentence for conspiracy to bribe an immigration official, said a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia.
Local assistance sites now open
Tax officials are urging low-to-moderate income metro Atlantans to consider using Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites to meet their tax-preparation needs –– free of charge –– as opposed to paying for the services.
Clayton County teenagers, with an interest in public service, and curiosity about fire and emergency services operations, are invited to join Explorers Post 701, to get a better understanding of what emergency personnel do on the job.
What better night for the Forest Park Lady Panthers to flex their muscles and show off the dominance that has become the norm.
Two Clayton County schools will receive new musical instruments as well as money to repair old instruments, according to Sean Terrell, orchestra director and fine arts department chairman at Forest Park High School.
If Morrow had a little more offensive punch, it might rank among Region 4-AAAA’s most dangerous girls basketball teams.
Two Clayton County firefighters have completed the arson investigator certification program taught by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth.
Students at Clayton State University will have a choice to use their spring vacation for personal leisure activity, or to lend a hand helping others.
Costa Anderson scored 16 points and teammate Darius Carmichael added 15 as Forest Park defeated visiting North Clayton 53-50 in both teams’ regular-season finale.
Jill Cataldo saves hundreds on groceries by making the most of the common coupon. You can, too.
"You can't make this stuff up," Johnny Carson used to say when truth trumped fiction in one of his monologues. The line is perfect for the current GOP presidential campaign, where the candidates' seemingly serious pronouncements leave joke writers with little to add.
There’s a reason I keep writing, even though monetary success hasn’t found me, yet. Words strung together in books have always given me the ability to dream of bigger things and even the courage to go out and try.
Severe weather awareness week recognized
In recognition of “Severe Weather Awareness Week,” Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services donated more than 60 weather radios to the Clayton County School System.
A presentation made to the Jonesboro City Council on Monday, revealed that the church that may open in the Swint’s Feed and Garden Supply building is actually an existing congregation seeking to relocate from unincorporated Clayton County, to within the city limits.