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Man steals hearse with body inside

A man is in custody after a hearse was stolen from the morgue outside Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.

Clayton County restaurant health scores for the week of June 22, 2015

Clayton County restaurant health scores for the week of June 22, 2015

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UPDATE: Commissioner Michael Edmondson says BOC may consider appointing Porter director of E-911 department

Commissioner Michael Edmondson told Clayton News police Chief Greg Porter has been considered as a candidate to head a new, separate E-911 department.

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Clayton County police Chief Greg Porter out, now heads E-911 Department, BOC votes Monday morning

Clayton County police Chief Greg Porter out, now heads E-911 Department, BOC voted Monday morning. Check back for updates.

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Southern Crescent sculptor Andy Davis tapped to create King statue for state | PHOTOS

Henry County sculptor Andy Davis tapped to create King statue for state.

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Riverdale could delay council raise after laying off nine employees

Riverdale’s mayor and city council could delay a raise they are set to receive this fiscal year — the same year that will leave nine high-paid employees jobless.

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Longtime Clayton State track coach Hugh Toro set to run in 43rd straight Peachtree Road Race

Longtime Clayton State track coach Hugh Toro set to run in 43rd straight Peachtree Road Race

Longtime Clayton State track coach Hugh Toro set to run in 43rd straight Peachtree Road Race.

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Anthony McKissic to coach Sandy Creek after seven years at Morrow

After seven years at Morrow High School, coach Anthony McKissic has accepted a position at Sandy Creek High School to coach the boys basketball team.

Danny Davis brings wealth of experience to New Faith Christian Academy

New Faith Christian Academy has hired a new girls basketball coach

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With Zerrick Cooper, Jordan Griffin and M.J. Walker, Jonesboro’s passing game is ready to fly this season

Jonesboro’s passing game is loaded with talent

Defenses beware—the Jonesboro Cardinals offense is ready to fly this season

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Driving at Thursday Thunder not easy for beginners

Week Four results are in

You might think from walking into the garages at Atlanta Motor Speedway that the children sitting in driver’s seats have no concept of what to do on the racetrack. But don’t say that to Ryan Younginer.

Mr. Mack Linwood Brown

Mr. Mack Linwood Brown, 73, of Thomson Rd., died Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at his home.

Mr. Keith Wolfson, Sr.

Mr. Keith Wolfson Sr, born March 08, 1952passed June 22, 2015 at the age of 63.

Alvin Johnson

Alvin Johnson, age 84 of Riverdale, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

Weldon Jackson

Weldon L. Jackson, of Jonesboro, passed away on June 25, 2015.

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Called meeting announcement creates unrest about Clayton County police chief position

A notice for a Board of Commissioners called meeting has created speculation that Clayton County may need a new chief of police.

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Georgia governor, attorney general: State will abide by Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling

A.G. Sam Olens says the final call on the issue was made by the Supreme Court

In a statement to the public and a memo to state department heads, Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens says the georgia will adhere to the 5-4 ruling today by the U.S. Supreme Court recognizing same-sex marriage nationwide.

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More than 20 arrested in sting operation

Clayton County police arrest 22 in prostitution bust and cite 23 businesses for selling alcohol to minors.

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Officials encourage early registration for new students

New student registration begins July 25

Clayton County parents are encouraged to start the student registration process early to avoid long lines and extended waits on the first day of school.

CHURCH BULLETIN: The Center of Hope Church

The Center of Hope Church, 3460 Noah’s Ark Road in Jonesboro, presents Resuscitation Tour June 28 at 5 p.m.