Editorial by editor Jim Zachary
On the day I visit the Anne Frank House, which is actually the family’s hiding place atop Anne’s father’s business, the wait to get in is as long as three hours. Such is the attraction of this historic site, 53 years after it was opened to the public.
Defense fails in effort for immediate review of decision
Clayton County Superior Court Judge Albert Collier ruled Monday that the state can use similar transactions in their case against Sheriff Victor Hill.
Freshmen will try to make their impact this season
In the ideal world of high school football, incoming freshmen would learn the game on the lower level teams.
As of the lunch break Tuesday, attorneys were able to qualify 21 jurors needed for the pool of 36 in the state’s case against Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill.
Bryson Durden could have waited to see what offers were going to come his way this fall, but the Eagle’s Landing Christian rising senior saw what he wanted and decided to commit.
Teams gearing up with plenty of optimism
Fall means more than just football. OK, we know that’s hard to believe, but the new volleyball season starts in about a week.
I watched the movie “42” for the first time this past weekend.
JONESBORO — It had the makings of a good season for Alexis Johnson.
More than 5,000 people showed up to be part of the Back-to-School Bash at the First Baptist Church in Jonesboro Saturday.
How fast can you say “A hip hop, hippie to the hippie, the hip, hip a hop and you don’t stop a rock it”?
Forest Park City Council members voted Monday night to appoint a woman relatively unknown to them to replace the elections superintendent they fired last month.
The blue and white website that has greeted Jonesboro’s online visitors for years may be headed for the online graveyard.
Ousted councilwoman asks to be re-seated
Ousted former Forest Park Councilwoman Karen-Brandee Williams wants to be re-seated in Ward 2 after settling a federal discrimination suit with city leaders for $35,000.
Some see it as an unwanted tax
A proposed $180 city-wide cleaning fee is stirring up a hornet’s nest in Jonesboro.
Morrow student earns scholarship.
Teams from around the state were allowed to put on full pads last week after a five-day mandatory conditioning period by the Georgia High School Association. This was the first time teams could don full pads since spring practice in May. Most didn’t waste time getting used to the pads as players engaged in one-on-one drills and most coahes threw in a scrimmage to the delight of the players. Sports editor Derrick Mahone was at Mount Zion and Riverdale practices as they put the pads on for the first time and engaged in a little contact.
Residents of Jonesboro will have to wait a little bit longer to find out the results of the city’s annual audit.
Looks Hair Salon hosts grand opening
The Clayton County Board of Education approved a few policy changes during a brief regularly scheduled meeting Monday.
Mylon Craig couldn’t stop screaming at her Jonesboro home a few weeks ago when she got a call that may have changed her life.