Jonesboro may replace leaky roof for cops
An aging, patchwork roof at Jonesboro Police Department Headquarters needs to be replaced. But city officials can’t agree on how to fix it, leaving the two-story building looking like a scene out of Noah’s Ark when heavy rains fall.
Blood-alcohol level was 0.239 grams
Clayton County police arrested Jonesboro City Councilman Joe Compton after he allegedly drove his car into a neighbor's mailbox Wednesday evening, said Jonesboro Police Chief Franklin Allen.
A dozen rental inquiries made before opening
Approximately 250 people toured the new Lake City Community Center Saturday during its open house, which was the public’s first opportunity to see the inside of the center.
JONESBORO — Retired Clayton County Public Schools administrator Luvenia Jackson officially returned to the district Monday morning, when she was sworn in as the school system’s interim superintendent.
LOS ANGELES — Bluesy guitar man Phillip Phillips is the new "American Idol," defeating teenage songbird Jessica Sanchez.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Before the NFL draft began, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff knew his team would not create a national buzz.
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Army has filed murder charges against four soldiers in the shooting deaths of an ex-soldier who had been part of their brigade and his girlfriend, a spokesman for Fort Stewart in Georgia said Wednesday.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Authorities blamed violent storms for the death of an 83-year-old Georgia woman Saturday as vicious weather pounded the state for a second straight day.
CARROLLTON — Police say some parents tried to fight 11- and 12-year-old football players during a chaotic scene at a recreational game in Carroll County.
Rick Perry said Friday anyone with doubts about how he would govern as president should simply look at Texas.