Residents angry over being cut out of decisions
Mayor David Lockhart banged his gavel hard several times Friday night against the protests of residents angry at the most recent decisions made by council members — to hire a city manager and fire the elections superintendent.
In a move that will impact all local public schoos, state School Superintendent Dr. John Barge and Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that Georgia is withdrawing from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers test development consortium.
Area businesses and organizations can save $50 if they sign up soon for the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce’s annual exposition.
Residents of Morrow had an opportunity Monday to make their voices heard on the city’s proposed 2-mill tax increase, but they didn’t take advantage of it.
It won’t exactly be a meeting of King Arthur’s roundtable, but six of Clayton County’s seven mayors will gather later this week for a public discussion on issues facing their cities.
Beer may not have the sweet taste of wine, but Arts Clayton officials hope their patrons will nonetheless enjoy drinking it while looking at paintings and sculptures.
Clayton County commissioners and legislators will meet Wednesday to discuss transportation, tax and economic development issues facing the county.
Supporters of the Georgia Archives will have reason to celebrate next week after years of gloom over the effects budget cuts have had on the facility.
The 11th annual Mr. and Miss Special Henry County Pageant will be held Saturday, July 27, at Salem Baptist Church.
Clayton County police are looking for the suspects involved in an attempted carjacking in Forest Park that ended in the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy.
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