JONESBORO — A man accused of carjacking and several other crimes was recently indicted by a Clayton County grand jury.
Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office issued the following Op-Ed piece from the secretary Friday, to explain the decision to close the Georgia Archives to public access. It is solely a statement from Kemp.
Closing facility would impact education, economic development
The Georgia Archives may serve the entire state, but its deep roots in Clayton County mean closing it to the public would hurt several area businesses and educational institutions.
Officials from Clayton County and its seven cities have confirmed they will meet behind close doors Monday to mediate their differences in an ongoing service delivery battle.
Police academy students learn safety techniques
Some local residents are learning details of how to better protect themselves as well as how the Clayton County Police Department functions.
Rubber beasts to be counted before big race
Ducks will descend upon Morrow this weekend for this year’s duck-counting event.
Teen gets second life sentence
Convicted cop killer Veasna Johnathan Bun will serve at least two concurrent life sentences in prison after he pled guilty Friday to a June 2011 armed robbery in Riverdale, according to the prosecutor for the case.
Moore sentenced to life without parole, plus five years
A Clayton County Superior Court jury convicted Moore of killing Tracy Burton Jr., 20, of Riverdale, and of wounding Jervod Jarvis, Fabian Ellis, and Erica Peterson during a Jan. 3, 2011, shooting at the Regal Pointe apartments. Judge Geronda V. Carter followed immediately with the sentencing.
County will have display at international convention
The Clayton County Board of Commissioners approved a request this week to spend $6,840 in hotel and motel tax funds on a booth at the upcoming International Air Cargo Forum in Atlanta.
Memorial Service to honor fallen officers
The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office is working to raise money for its honor guard to compete next year in Washington D.C.
Clayton County again will host the annual HBCU National Tennis Championships, to be held Thursday through Saturday at International Park.
Winners announced of the Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars coloring contest, sponsored by Clayton News Daily.
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