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Airport West CID hires first program, public safety directors

The Airport West Community Improvement District has improved itself with two more skilled employees.

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Stilwell make history with first graduating class

Principal Michael Robinson led the procession of seniors down the back halls of Martha Ellen Stilwell School of the Arts.

Transition program available for rising kindergartners

School Notebook 5-23-15

Little Ones Learning Center, a quality rated childcare center, will host a Summer Transition Program for tots who need extra help transitioning to kindergarten.

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Mayor bestows scholarship upon Lovejoy High senior

Lovejoy High seniors filled the Georgia Dome adorned in their caps and gowns as they prepared for the Commencement Ceremony.

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Celebrating cultures, Head Start pupils show multi-national colors

Pre-K teacher Erma Sims has ensured that her students will be able to count before they reach kindergarten.

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Police issue Mattie’s Call for Jonesboro man

JONESBORO — Clayton County police have issued a Mattie’s Call for a Jonesboro man last seen about 4 a.m. Sunday.

Morrow considers new ambulance

The Morrow Fire Department is trying to get a new ambulance this year.

CHURCH BULLETIN: First Presbyterian Church of Jonesboro

First Presbyterian Church of Jonesboro, 1842 Lake Jodeco Road in Jonesboro, is hosting a rummage and bake sale May 29 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and May 30 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

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Forest Park Mayor David Lockhart issues veto that passes budget defeated by majority of council |AUDIO

Mayor David Lockhart issued a veto Thursday that means the city’s believed-defeated budget has technically been adopted.

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Students receive bikes for exceptional reading

After a school year long reading challenge, 28 students of River’s Edge and Anderson Elementary schools received a brand new bicycle this month.

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Former Mount Zion track star Marquett Simmons Jr. named Freshman of the Year with Limestone College

Simmons Jr. won four gold medals at the conference championships

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Clayton County likely to handle Riverdale’s November elections

It’s looking like the county will run the City of Riverdale’s elections this year.

Fitting in ‘amongst greatness’

This past weekend was a big one for McDonough and it personally was one of the most amazing ones for me.

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Clayton County Humane Society thrift store, Two by Two, celebrating 2 years

Open House will include mini-yard sale, light refreshments

Clayton County Humane Society’s thrift store, Two by Two, is celebrating its two-year anniversary with an open house Saturday.

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City celebrates with annual Jonesboro Days

The city celebrated Saturday with its Annual Jonesboro Days event.

Tukes awarded Fulbright English teaching assistantship to Taiwan

Raven Tukes of Morrow has received a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship for the 2015-16 academic year to travel to Jinmen, Taiwan, in August to serve as a teaching assistant.

Officials remind residents of graduation schedules, travel to ceremonies

Elite Scholars Academy will be the only program remaining open beyond this week in Clayton County Public Schools.

Residents speak about BOE budget proposal, employee raises

A handful of residents opined about the school board’s fiscal year 2016 budget, noting the need for increased pay among teachers.

Adjusting to life in Georgia with the help of Joe

When my parents dragged us to the South in the early 1970s, it meant we left all our extended family behind in St. Louis. I was in seventh grade, not a little kid but not so grown that I was ready to lose the relationships I had with my grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. I missed them.

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Lovejoy’s Sutton to try out fo Team USA U16 basketball team

Sutton is one of 158 athletes to try out for Team USA