Clayton County News


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Four Riverdale baseball players claim All-Region honors

Junior Jalen Isom was selected to the First Team in Region 4-AAAA.

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County appeals Murphy ruling in Supreme Court Monday

Attorneys for the Clayton County Board of Commissioners are appealing a near $500,000 Superior Court order for back pay to a high-ranking employee fired in 2007 for violating Civil Service rules.

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Clayton State Court celebrates 50 years in session

Dozens of judges and attorneys filled the ceremonial courtroom inside the Historic Courthouse Friday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Clayton County State Court.

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Clayton County Water Authority honors students for water-related projects

The Clayton County Water Authority Board of Directors recognized two students from Clayton County Public Schools for their outstanding water-related science fair projects during their May 7 board meeting.

Locals graduate higher ed institutions

School Notebook 5-30-15

Tiara Letriece Smith has graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Alabama State University in Montgomery, Ala.

BOE to vote on FY16 budget Monday

Proposal includes raises, additional instructional day

The Clayton County Board of Education is set to adopt its fiscal year 2016 budget Monday.

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Victor Hill victim says shooting was accident

Gwinnett police on Thursday filed the results of six search warrants related to the shooting of Hill’s friend in a local model home.

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Jonesboro concert series kicks off Saturday

The city is ready to rock out this summer with its annual Summer Concert Series.

CHURCH BULLETIN: New Life A.M.E. Zion Church

New Life A.M.E. Zion Church, 3300 Roosevelt Highway in College Park, is hosting a spring festival 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. May 30.

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Consultant, business owner share excitement over Airport South CID with Clayton County Chamber of Commerce members

Consultant Nicole Hall assured a room full of Clayton County Chamber of Commerce members they should see attractive improvements in the Pheonix Boulevard area as early as 2016.

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Two brothers arrested in Jonesboro armed robbery, police on lookout for third

Clayton County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit arrested brothers Gabino Gandara and Gerardo Gandara Wednesday.

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Drew’s Manning to play basketball at Millsaps College in Mississippi

Drew’s Johnathan Manning shot over 40 percent from the three-point line last season

Rally against alleged homophobia in Riverdale may lack proper paperwork

Riverdale might have a roadblock for an activist group planning a rally on the steps of city hall Thursday.

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North Clayton alum stacks the deck in Stanford’s first-ever National Championship

Stackhouse forced and won a playoff to give the Cardinals the victory over Baylor.

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Detectives may interview woman shot by Victor Hill this week; Clayton sheriff plans Israel trip to raise money

Gwenevere McCord, 43, has been unable to speak with police due to her medical condition since the sheriff shot her in Lawrenceville on May 3, according to authorities.