Saturday voting this weekend
After a week-and-a-half of early voting for the upcoming general election, Clayton County’s voter turnout is already at nearly half of the turnout seen for the July 31 primary.
The next leader of the Southeastern Library Association is a long-time fixture in the Southern Crescent’s library scene.
Supporters, business leaders readying for battle ahead
Thursday’s announcement that the Georgia Archives will stay open and transfer to the University System of Georgia’s control next summer doesn’t mark the end of the fight to save the Morrow-based facility, according to supporters and business leaders.
Mayor says city lacked legal authority to assess charges
Officials in Morrow’s Planning and Economic Development office have refunded event permit fees this week, but city officials are offering different numbers for how much money was refunded.
Patrons of the Georgia Archives come to Morrow to use the facility every Friday and Saturday and some end up going to Anne and Bill’s Restaurant in Forest Park while they are in the area.
Secretary of State announces post-Nov. 1 plans
The number of people who will be able to visit the Georgia Archives’ “Open Documents Research Area” each month after Nov. 1 will be cut to slightly more than the number of people who currently visit the entire facility in one week, Secretary of State Brian Kemp has announced.
Document may outline support, accreditation concerns
Clayton County Public Schools officials and school board are expected to hear from the county’s seven mayors in coming days voicing concerns regarding a new accreditation crisis facing the school system.
The Rotary Clubs of Clayton County and Lake Spivey will drive golf balls down the fairway Friday to raise money for numerous charities.
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.
Several residents who follow Jonesboro politics closely believe one of their city councilmen deserves a second chance after he was arrested last week and charged with driving under the influence.
A bonding company withdrew its guaranty Friday for a McDonough man facing 24 counts related to child molestation and other sex charges.
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.
“Fashionatta” will be held Sunday, at 3 p.m., at the Morrow conference center, 1180 Southlake Circle, in Morrow.
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.