More than 100 movers and shakers from across Clayton County gathered for an evening of art and socializing at Arts Clayton’s Friends and Family Christmas Party Thursday.
In front of a packed crowd Friday afternoon, Clayton County fire Assistant Chief Landry Merkison ascended to the office of chief and director of emergency services.
A California couple arrested at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and held in Clayton County Jail have pleaded guilty to federal charges and face several years in prison.
Donations are being sought to compile holiday baskets to honor public safety officers in Forest Park.
In Afghanistan, it is hard to attempt a count because there is an actual war going on, with no agreement on who qualifies as a civilian. The Los Angeles Times wrote recently about a Sept. 7 drone strike in Kunar Province. U.S. officials told the paper that 11 people died, most of them Taliban fighters; grieving local residents, however, insisted that 14 civilians had been killed. When does a village cease being a village and become a “Taliban stronghold”? When we say so, apparently.
Nelson Mandela guided South Africa from the shackles of apartheid to multi-racial democracy, as an icon of peace and reconciliation who came to embody the struggle for justice around the world.
O’Sullivan named region’s top coach
The postseason accolades continue to come in for Clayton State women’s soccer coach Garth O’Sullivan, who guided the program into the NCAA Div. II playoffs.
AMS has 2 million Christmas lights on display
HAMPTON — Atlanta Motor Speedway is in the holiday spirit this year with more than two million Christmas lights decorating the stands and infield of the track.
Agrees to $5.7 million in restitution
A Jonesboro tax preparer has agreed to pay more than $5.7 million in restitution as part of her guilty plea in U.S. District Court, said officials.
R. Alice Grimes
Jonesboro police Chief Franklin Allen said a body found inside an abandoned building may have been that of a homeless man stealing copper and wire.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren participant Betty Sims explains some of the Christmas decorations during Kinship Care’s annual Holiday Open House Thursday. Kinship Care runs the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program and its participants make the decorations for the open house. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)
Advisory panel presents BOC with recommendations
Clayton County employees and elected officials who discover wrongdoing by another employee or elected official should be required to report it to authorities, a county ethics advisory panel has recommended.
A communist nation that has long held an aversion to Americans would not necessarily be at the top of my “Must Go To” travel list, but apparently some people think it should be.