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Education PAC rejects Heatley supporters

Group claims incumbent BOE members struggled to explain policies

At least three Clayton County Board of Education members can’t explain policies they put into place at the advice of former Clayton County Public Schools Superintendent Edmond Heatley, leaders of a local education political action committee alleged this week.

Citizens, clergy to query BOE candidates

In a written statement, State Sen. Gail Davenport said a school board candidates forum will be held Thursday, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Greater St. Peter African Methodist Episcopal Church, located at 9540 Fayetteville Road, in Jonesboro.

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Early voters greeted by candidate supporters

The first early voters were greeted Monday morning at the old courthouse by the enthusiastic supporters of a write-in candidate for Clayton County sheriff.

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Democrats throw support behind Hill

Write-in opponent calls announcement 'incredulous'

The Clayton County Democratic Party is asking voters to re-elect Victor Hill as sheriff on Nov. 6 while simultaneously accusing his write-in opponent of betraying the party.

Business leaders release BOE candidate surveys

The Clayton County Chamber of Commerce has posted the candidate questionnaire responses it received from candidates for four Clayton County Board of Education seats, the business group announced Wednesday.

Clayton to watch Obama, Romney at university

CSU hosting presidential debate party

MORROW — Obama? Romney?

Voters return to polls Tuesday to elect sheriff

Clayton County voters return to the polls Tuesday to choose a sheriff — either the incumbent or his predecessor who is facing a 37-count felony criminal indictment and possibly years in prison.

Election to decide Clayton’s future looms

JONESBORO — Clayton County voters will decide in a few days if they want to stick with the sheriff they’ve got or go back to a former sheriff who has been indicted by a grand jury on 37 felony counts.

Election to decide Clayton’s future looms

JONESBORO — Clayton County voters will decide in a few days if they want to stick with the sheriff they’ve got or go back to a former sheriff who has been indicted by a grand jury on 37 felony counts.

Indicted sheriff’s candidate in run-off with incumbent

JONESBORO — A sheriff’s candidate facing a 37-count felony indictment for alleged criminal activity related to his previous term in office has apparently garnered enough votes Tuesday to challenge the incumbent to a runoff.

BOC races mostly undecided

JONESBORO — Clayton County voters have nearly another month of campaigning to look forward to in the races for two out of three Clayton County Board of Commissioners races.

T-SPLOST loses in Clayton

Oswalt: ‘Sit in traffic. It’s not going to get any better’

JONESBORO — A metro Atlanta measure to add a 1-cent sales tax to finance transit projects did better in Clayton County than most other counties — but it still went down in flames across the region by a 2 to 1 margin.

Lawson returns to office

JONESBORO — Clayton County District Attorney Tracy Graham Lawson returned to office for another four years, according to unofficial preliminary returns Tuesday night.

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Hospice patient fulfills dream of hosting voter registration drive

LAKE CITY — William Thompson always wanted to run for public office but never got the chance. For some, that chance is still viable, a dream that could one day be attained but Thompson has reached the end of his shot at "one day."

Clayton County Board of Commissioners District 2

Gail Hambrick (I)