Clayton County News


Man jailed in 2011 shooting

More than two years after police said he shot and killed his girlfriend, a Griffin man is in Clayton County Jail on a murder charge.

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Pets of the Week - David and Zeva

David has been at the shelter most of his life.

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Clayton County commissioners still reviewing ethics advisors recommendations

Chairman said policy proposal may come soon

The head of the Clayton County Board of Commissioners’ ethics advisory committee said he believes the county is working on an ethics proposal even though little has been said publicly about the issue in more than four months.

Gillem board meets ahead of May 2 closing

Days before a planned May 2 closing, the Gillem board will meet to finalize plans on the purchase of 778 acres inside the former Army base.

Google tells users emails are scanned for ads

Google Inc updated its terms of service on Monday, informing users that their incoming and outgoing emails are automatically analyzed by software to create targeted ads.

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Montrell Custis commits to Alabama

After taking another visit to Alabama over the weekend, Lovejoy defensive back Montrell Custis decided that the SEC powerhouse would be a good fit.

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'Pink Moon' turns 'blood moon' red tonight in full lunar eclipse

The more or less “official” nickname for tonight’s full moon is the Pink Moon, but in the wee hours of Tuesday morning it will take a decidedly reddish-orange hue when a full lunar eclipse turns it into a “blood moon.”

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Swimmer Michael Phelps ends retirement ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, is coming out of retirement.

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Three killed in shootings at Jewish centers in Kansas

Three people, including a 14-year-old boy, were killed on Sunday at two different Jewish community facilities in a Kansas City-area suburb, and a man was in custody as police investigated whether the shootings were anti-Semitic, authorities said.

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MASTERS: Spieth denied history at Augusta

Jordan Spieth took charge early in Sunday’s final round at Augusta National in his pursuit to become the youngest Masters champion, but the 20-year-old saw his two-shot lead evaporate in an instant.

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MASTERS: McIlroy bounces back with Top 10 finish at Augusta

Rory McIlroy ended a frustrating Masters on a high with his best round of the tournament on Sunday to record his first top 10 finish at Augusta National.

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MASTERS: Langer, golden oldies have good Masters showings

The performances of the golden oldies at this week’s Masters have proved the 50-plus brigade can mix it with the young powerhouses of world golf, Bernhard Langer said after finishing in the top 10.

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Longtime traffic reporter "Captain" Herb Emory dies

Longtime WSB Radio and WSB-TV traffic reporter, “Captain” Herb Emory, passed away Saturday.

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Joey Logano matures into contender on NASCAR circuit

Just a few short years ago, Joey Logano was polishing his driving skills on the track at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the Thursday Thunder grassroots summer racing series.

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New QB and former Southern Crescent area defensive leaders highlight spring for Georgia Bulldogs

Georgia’s annual G-Day game at Stanford Stadium usually offers Bulldog fans a glimpse of its upcoming team and shake off a long offseason until August.