Clayton County will play host this weekend to a popular singer for singing about the “Bump n’ Grind” while “The Bandit” returns to downtown Jonesboro Saturday.
Housing authority debates nepotism
Housing Authority of Clayton County Executive Director Wade Starr asked the authority’s board this week to give $1,300 to a group run by his second cousin but pulled back after questions were raised about nepotism.
Nekisha Dickerson gave her personal trainer, Don Wisby, an exasperated look Friday when he jokingly asked her to do another set of leg raises at the end of their first training session at Workout Anytime Fitness.
Can we just get a break from all of the fees charged on flights nowadays?
The price tag for hiring Greg Hecht as city attorney continues to pile up for Morrow officials.
Saving a few trees that could have been used to make documents for Morrow city government? Is there an app for that?
As the school years winds down and students thoughts shift toward a summer of play, the Clayton County Library System is asking teens to consider spending a few more months hanging around books.
Woodrow Wilson had only been president of the United States for two months when Hazel Dorminy was born. The “Great War” hadn’t begun and people were still living in the Edwardian era.
Myrna White began to get teary-eyed when she realized her name was about to be called.
Attorney also fired in surprise move
Wade Starr was hired to run the Housing Authority of Clayton County Wednesday as members of the authority’s Board of Commissioners argued over whether they were moving too fast to name a new executive director.
There are still opportunities to get tickets to the Morrow Business and Tourism Association’s Kiwanis Concert Under the Stars.
The Clayton County Humane Society is taking a little inspiration from the biblical story of Noah’s Ark for a new store it is opening this weekend.
Don’t underestimate senior citizens' ability to get down with their bad selves.
A cloud was lifted from over Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner’s head Tuesday.
An embattled member of the city of Morrow’s administration has called it quits.
Hearing set for Tuesday
Clayton County Board of Commissioners Chairman Jeff Turner should know next week whether state elections officials consider him a legal resident of the county he leads.
When Clayton County residents debate the biggest threat facing them, they probably aren’t ranking alligators high on their lists.
The Clayton County Humane Society has canceled its Saturday spring yard sale because of the looming threat of rain.
A Morrow City Council meeting filled with raised voices, confrontations and even accusations, was simply council members — in their own words — being “passionate” about the city, they said.
The city of Morrow is facing a case of deja vu or it could be caught up in one big misunderstanding.
There are nine government bodies in Clayton County that meet 19 times a month.
The motorcyclist has been transported to Grady Hospital following an accident on Tara Boulevard, near Smith Street in Jonesboro Wednesday afternoon, a police spokesman said.
Morrow High School was locked down for an hour Wednesday while police searched for the second of two burglary suspects, a police spokesman said.
More than 100 cancer survivors kicked off the Relay for Life of Clayton County at Southern Crescent Stadium Friday.
The Jonesboro City Council is facing a one question, multiple-choice test.
A registry of empty buildings and their owners may soon be created in Jonesboro to keep vacant properties from becoming public blight.
Penalty fees may be in line
Leaving yard sale signs up for days after a sale ends may become costly for Jonesboro residents.
Clayton State University may tout itself as a place where dreams become reality, but its own dream came true at the state Capitol Tuesday.
After nearly two and a half years of waiting, Forest Park officials got language in their city charter cleaned up Tuesday.
Historians, genealogists and academians let out a sigh of relief Monday.
A Dec. 6, 1930, report card shows President John F. Kennedy committed an unofficial cardinal sin for pre-Vatican II Catholics when he was a student at the Canterbury School in New Milford, Conn.
Somewhere, Scarlett O’Hara is smiling.
Although Clayton County officials are negotiating a truce with concessionaires at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, state Rep. Demetrius Douglas (D-Stockbridge) warned constituents Thursday to remain vigilant.
Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to make the much anticipated transfer of the Georgia Archives to the University System of Georgia official next week, Clayton News Daily has learned.
Questions abound over ownership, cost
A wrought-iron fence erected earlier this week around a community garden in Morrow is raising questions about who actually owns the garden and how much it cost.
Clayton County health officials are doing right by their residents, according to a statewide health group.
State employees work hard for the benefit of Georgians.
Relay for Life and CSU hosting major events
Clayton County will be filled with runners, mothers, daughters and partiers this weekend.
Maybe Mother Nature isn’t ready to show the love for animals this weekend.
Let’s try something a little different this week and recognize one Georgia city that went all out for its annual spring festival.
Twenty-five Comcast Cable employees and Jonesboro residents came together Saturday to restore a place where stillborn babies are remembered.
Gwen Lyle hopes this weekend will turn out to be a repeat of last fall’s successful Clayton County Humane Society’s Mega Yard Sale.
Morrow City Council has been publicly cordial with Mayor Joseph “J.B.” Burke for much of the last five months but old tensions have occasionally risen to the surface.
Progress could kill anti-tax legislation
Clayton County officials hope to kill a controversial anti-airport tax bill without having to endure another grueling 40-day legislative term, the county’s lobbyist has confirmed.
Clayton County residents will soon find out how much money their homes are worth.
State representative also chosen for leadership institute
Residents from Clayton and Henry counties will have a chance to speak one-on-one with a member of the Georgia House of Representatives Thursday.
Law might help commercial aviation museum
Deal used Atlanta Motor Speedway as the backdrop as he signed into law legislation that creates a tax exemption to encourage investors to build new large-scale tourism attractions or expand any of the state’s major attractions — including the racetrack.
Deal says second NASCAR race should return
Gov. Nathan Deal made it known to Atlanta Motor Speedway officials Monday that he wants to see them go back to hosting two NASCAR annually.
John Keane is tired of trash pick-up in Clayton County being a discombobulated effort where Neighborhood Watches and community groups act out on their own.
Could event be Olde Towne rerun?
The city of Morrow may lose its figurative shirt if officials go through with plans to hold a leadership training conference next month.