LAKE CITY — William Thompson always wanted to run for public office but never got the chance. For some, that chance is still viable, a dream that could one day be attained but Thompson has reached the end of his shot at "one day."
Perhaps the biggest supporter of new Mount Zion football coach Ervin Starr is one of the Bulldogs’ old head coaches.
Clayton County Public Schools recently achieved a milestone that has eluded other metropolitan districts across the state: When school opens Aug. 13, Clayton County will have a 100-percent “highly qualified” staff.
National Archives’ railroad records hold research gems
All of Railroad Retirement Board’s records for the entire nation are available at the National Archives’ facility in Morrow. Richards said the available records begin with pension paperwork filed in 1936.
Arts Clayton won two top honors earlier this month from the National Association of Counties, one for its historic home on Main Street and the other for its youth programs.
Clayton County police officers were out in full force last weekend, slowing down speeders to curb fatal crashes.
A man still on probation for theft and burglary last year was arrested Wednesday for allegedly scamming illegal immigrants out of thousands of dollars.
Companion investigations into suspected drug activity and a thinly-veiled ad for prostitution services led Clayton County sheriff's deputies to a Stockbridge trailer and the discovery of a substance not commonly seized in raids — GHB.
Three county commissioners, the county manager and the finance director want the Clayton District Attorney’s Office disqualified from investigating their alleged criminal misconduct, according to a filing Wednesday in Superior Court.
Party stalwarts support low taxes, small government
In a county that has rarely seen a Republican official elected in years and that Barack Obama carried overwhelmingly in 2008, the Grand Old Party sees itself as the “loyal opposition” at best, says GOP county chairman Carl Swensson of Morrow.