Curt Yeomans says farewell to Clayton and Henry counties.
Temperatures in the teens expected for tonight and Thursday night
Cold temperatures are expected for Clayton and Henry counties from Wednesday night until Friday morning.
Clayton County schools announces closure for Tuesday.
Digital journalist Curt Yeomans announces his departure from the newspaper.
Jonesboro rethinking plans in attempt to cut costs
Jonesboro officials are taking another look at the proposed Lee Street Park renovation plans after high bids were turned in for the work.
Arts Clayton announced the winners of its Juried Art Competition Friday night.
U.S. Congressman David Scott recognized eight Clayton County residents with nominations for service academy appointments Saturday.
The Arts Clayton Gallery in Jonesboro is hosting the Georgia Artists with Disabilities competition exhibit through the end of the month.
Zoning rules for home occupations also tightened
Jonesboro City Council voted to change the time of its monthly business meeting Monday.
Williams signs with Tennessee while Custis is headed for Ole Miss
Lovejoy High School sees 14 football players sign scholarships with colleges Wednesday.
Mundy’s Mill High School had a record number of football players signing scholarships Wednesday.
Clayton State University President Tim Hynes received the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce’s Carl G. Rhodenizer Community Service Award on Saturday.
Former Southern Regional Medical Center CEO Jim Crissey honored by Chamber of Commerce for work with healthcare
Former Southern Regional Medical Center CEO Jim Crissey received the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce’s Lifetime Achievement Award over the weekend.
Officials focusing on staging area locations
Jonesboro officials are reviewing staging areas for parade after larger-than-expected MLK parade.
Area wrestling competitions will be held this weekend.
Henry County residents joins Herald staff as part of its new sports team
The Clayton News and Henry Herald are launching a website where readers can get all of their information about National Signing Day.
Jonesboro officials announced three candidates have qualified to run in the special election to fill Randy Segner’s vacant seat.
The Jonesboro Cardinals beat the Spain Park Jaguars 64-58 at the Hilton Invitational in Norcross Saturday.
Winds as strong 35 mph expected, traces of snow also possible
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for much of Georgia as powerful gusts are expected today.
Law enforcement targeting Twitter account in investigation
The FBI and Atlanta police are investigating a Twitter account tied to a bomb threat at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Jonesboro kicked off its Walk and Talk Wednesdays this week.
National Archives at Atlanta, genealogy group to highlight Reconstruction Era at Black History Month Symposium
The National Archives at Atlanta and the Atlanta chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society will highlight the Reconstruction Era at their annual Black History Month symposium.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is raising speed limits on I-75 and I-85 in Clayton County.
Historical Jonesboro will hold wedding vow renewal ceremonies at Stately Oaks on Valentine’s Day.
State Rep. Mike Glanton, Locust Grove Middle School Principal Anthony Townsend among 34 appointees
Gov. Nathan Deal named State Rep. Mike Glanton (D-Jonesboro) and Locust Grove Middle School Principal Anthony Townsend among 34 appointees to a statewide Education Reform Commission Wednesday.
Jonesboro City Clerk Ricky Clark discusses new health and wellness initiatives the city is rolling out for employees.
The city of Jonesboro has put out a request for proposals for a new branding strategy.
Jonesboro gallery is the only metro Atlanta location on statewide tour
The Georgia Humanities Council has chosen the Arts Clayton Gallery as one of 12 sites in Georgia that will host a sports-themed traveling Smithsonian exhibit next year.
Gov. Nathan Deal talks about plans to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with a statue at the state Capitol.
The National Retail Federation announced Wednesday that holiday retail sales hit their highest peak since 2011 amid a boost of consumer confidence and lower gas prices.
The Jonesboro City Council made several annual appointments Monday, including the city’s mayor pro tem position.
Annual prayer breakfast and ecumenical service honoring Martin Luther King Jr. set for this weekend.
City Council OKs state-allowed 40 mph limit, but wants it even lower
The Jonesboro City Council has reluctantly adopted a lower speed limit for Jonesboro Road.
Governor highlights prison reforms, charter schools in speech
Gov. Nathan Deal began his second term Monday by focusing on new beginnings for those residents who have lost their liberties and the youngest residents who are not yet old enough to exercise their political will at the ballot box.
Governor will participate in full slate of inauguration week events
Gov. Nathan Deal’s office has released details of events surrounding his inauguration.
Would be first U.S. city since Atlanta to host summer games if chosen
The USOC announced American bid city for the 2024 summer Olympics and Paralympics Thursday.
Parents from Clayton and Henry counties will want to bundle their kids in extra clothing when they head to the bus stop Thursday morning.
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Fans of Elvis Presley can find records related to him at the National Archives at Atlanta.
Previous low limit of 35 mph was set without state permission
After a snafu involving a 35 mph speed limit, Jonesboro has the state’s permission to lower the speed limit on a portion of Jonesboro Road to 40 mph.
Winner will fill remainder of Randy Segner’s unexpired term
Jonesboro officials announced preliminary plans to fill the unexpired term of Councilman Randy Segner Monday.
The Jonesboro City Council will vote next week to appoint a seven-member steering committee which will work with city staffers and the Atlanta Regional Commission to craft a new comprehensive plan for the town.
The Jonesboro City Council will vote next week on whether to let the Lake Spivey Rotary Club hold its second Spring Sprint race in the city.
Clayton County saw several major business announcements in 2014 as one company after another revealed plans to move to the county or expand existing facilities.
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Lake Superior State University also included ‘cra-cra,’ ‘polar vortex’ and ‘foodie’ on 40th annual list
Lake Superior State University released its 40th Annual List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-Use, Over-Use and General Uselessness Thursday.
Eating more chicken may have put Chick-fil-A customers at risk of credit card fraud, the popular fast food chain announced Wednesday.
With the calendar set to roll over to a new year tonight, residents in Clayton and Henry counties will likely be seen breaking out the tradition as they welcome the arrival of 2015.
Clayton County Economic Development Director Grant Wainscott leaving to take Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce position
Clayton County Economic Development Director Grant Wainscott confirmed Tuesday that he will leave the county to take a position with the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.
Fourth annual event is New Year’s tradition in Henry County
Officials with McDonough’s tourism board and Main Street Program were out on Griffin Street Monday night sorting out the logistics for the city’s Fourth Annual Geranium Drop.