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Clayton County Fire Department rolls out new ambulances

The fire department received a total of nine new units. Six units are already in operation, the final three will arrive in August.

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Clayton County District Attorney Lawson gets top honor

Clayton County District Attorney Tracy Graham Lawson was named Georgia’s DA of the Year Sunday.

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Clayton County firefighters respond to burning building

Clayton County fire Battalion Chief David Vazquez said a gas company worker was performing routine checks on the building when a gas leak was detected.

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Tax-free weekend begins Friday, ends Sunday

Ready for two days of tax-free back-to-school shopping, Clayton County?

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JULIE WELLS: Seek refuge in God’s Word, the Bible

My three-year-old daughter, Joy, was reciting the Pledge to the Bible the other day, as we were driving home. And while I was amazed and having a proud mama moment in the fact that she even knows what the Pledge to the Bible is, much less able to say and plainly say “pledge allegiance”, I was reminded of this great verse: “… the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world. (1 John 4:4)

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Forest Park police department goes bowling with kids to promote positive impact

In the eight-week course, students within the community from age 11 to 17 took classes on topics including drug and alchol awareness, gang awareness, making good choices, traffic safety, crime scene investigation and police interaction.

New program aimed at helping families in Clayton

JONESBORO — The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services has launched the Kinship Care Program in direct response to the increasing number of grandparents, relatives, and other caregivers who have assumed responsibility for raising another relative’s child.

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Clayton State receives piece of $12.5 million in AmeriCorps grants statewide

Clayton State receives piece of $12.5 million in AmeriCorps grants statewide.

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School board discusses Communities in Schools

Members to convene Monday

School board members may decide whether to move forward in a potential partnership with Communities in Schools of Atlanta.

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Officials speak health at Chamber breakfast

Officials having increasingly emphasized health as a means to help improve student outcomes at local schools.

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Officials discuss future school rezoning efforts

School officials are early in the process of determining new school attendance zones in Clayton County.

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Sandra Deal visits Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s Family Care Center

First lady meets new Riverdale mother

FAYETTEVILLE — A mother of four and a grandmother to six, first lady Sandra Deal has a big heart for children.

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Teachers, staff and parents prep for new school year

Custodians have been busily cleaning classrooms at M.D. Roberts Middle.

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Local students get collegiate accolades

School Notebook 8-1-15

A few Clayton County residents have received recognition through Georgia State University in Atlanta.

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Tax-free weekend begins Friday, ends Sunday | POLL

Ready for two days of tax-free back-to-school shopping, Clayton County?

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Southern Regional Medical Center files bankruptcy to get one step closer to Prime Healthcare ownership

The hospital board voted on a step that will bring Southern Regional Medical Center one step closer to being owned by its third-party savior.

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Commissioners approve tax increase

Clayton County residents will pay more in property taxes this year.

Chamber hosting ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday

JONESBORO — The Clayton County Chamber of Commerce invites the community to join them for a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday.

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