Residents encouraged to spend time outdoors during national recreation month
“Out” will be “in” at Clayton County parks next month.
So Wimbledon started this week, and I’ve gotta say I’m missing those hallowed grounds.
A little rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of residents who visited Clayton County International Park to experience Caribbean culture Saturday.
Clayton children participate in ‘World’s Largest Swim Lesson’
Clayton County Parks and Recreation participated in the ‘World’s Largest Swim Lesson’ world record attempt last week.
Supporters of mass transit’s return to Clayton County gathered outside the county’s Board of Commissioners office to pray for buses and trains Monday night.
Check out our new photo gallery of area children learning how to swim at the Steve Lundquist Aquatic Center as part of the World’s Largest Swim Lesson.
Check out our photo gallery from the Caribbean Association of Georgia’s fifth annual Atlanta Caribbean Cultural Celebration that was held at Clayton County Intnernational Park Saturday.
Anglers vie for biggest catch at county derby
Riley Braithwaite had never gone fishing before last weekend, but a gift from her godparents opened the door to new adventures.
It’s not too late to sign up for the group’s annual 11th annual Allan Vigil Ford Lincoln Golf Classic.
Arts Clayton camps end with a roar at ‘Jungle Book’ production
Arts Clayton’s summer campers donned their best face paint last Friday for one last bow.
The J. Charley Griswell Senior Center already holds events to commemorate Cajun and Irish cultures, but now it’s heading to the islands.
The Georgia Archives will return to a five-day-a-week operating schedule next month for the first time in several years, the University System of Georgia has announced.
Historical Jonesboro celebrates anniversary with a birthday party
History aficionados gathered in Stately Oaks’ Bethel Schoolhouse Sunday to celebrate one of Clayton County’s oldest structures.
Arts Clayton summer campers swing into second week
Southern Crescent kids are turning into disco-dancing animals in Jonesboro.
Arts Clayton's Kaleidoscope and Young Teen camps reached their midway points Friday.
College football stadium, hotels planned for site
Olde Towne Morrow may be back — with a 30,000-seat college football stadium.
Sometimes I have little faith in the world’s ability to move on.
Jonesboro may not be getting everything it hoped for with a piece of property they are being offered as a gift from the county.
Gov. Nathan Deal is set to make a major economic development announcement concerning Clayton County at the state Capitol next week, his office has announced.
State Art Collection Tour arrives in Jonesboro
Arts Clayton Gallery Manager Teri Williamson got to do something Friday that the public rarely gets to see her do at the gallery.
Arts Clayton’s summer camps begin next week but Camp Administrator Elizabeth Gower said she still has room for a few more kids.
A failed city-owned commercial development in Morrow will become a center of activity again next month for the first time in three and a half years.
Officials in Morrow want businesses and developers to know they are still here.
Quilts and Fixins’ annual Dogs and Cats Quilt Sale fundraiser for the Clayton County Humane Society will be held next Saturday.
Residents of Morrow will find out the financial forecast for their city in a week and a half.
Skylar Harris waded into the kiddie pool at Clayton County International Park with her father Saturday and mostly took in her surroundings.
The re-opening of The BEACH in pictures
A picture page of the re-opening of The BEACH.
The Atlanta Audubon Society will host a nature walk at the William H. Reynolds Memorial Nature Preserve today that’s for the birds.
One of the performances of The Front Porch Players’ production of “The Miracle Worker” will experience a slight time shift, the acting troupe has announced.
The FIFA World Cup is nearly half a month away but youths from across metro Atlanta will be able to get ready for the international soccer competition by learning about a unique variation on the sport.
Clayton County Head Start holds annual International Day celebration
Clayton County Head Start held its annual International Day celebration Friday.
After nearly two years, The Beach at Clayton County International Park is ready to re-open.
City will replace old Clayton Center building with green space
The shell of a burned out county-owned building in Jonesboro that has been vacant and boarded up for three and a half years may soon be gone with the bulldozer.
A Clayton County Board of Education candidate claims voting machine errors cost him a chance to unseat school board Vice-Chairwoman Alieka Anderson this week.
Jonesboro places crosses on Main Street to honor servicemen and women
Two dozen crosses with American flags attached stand along Main Street in Jonesboro in honor of war veterans.
MARTA referendum probable for general election
The primary election and the SPLOST referendum are behind us, but Clayton County must prepare for what is to come in November.
Famed deaf and blind teacher Helen Keller will come to Clayton County next week.
Singleton may still face independent in November
Clayton County voters appeared to favor stability in county leadership Tuesday as Commissioners Sonna Singleton and Michael Edmondson won their primary elections.
General fund operations total $23.1 million
The City of Forest Park’s budget will increase by $756,945 in fiscal year 2015 as its police department takes on new duties, the city’s top finance official said.
Clayton County appearred to support a proposed $272 Special Purpose Local Option Sales designed, in part, to inject cash into struggling Southern Regional Medical Center Tuesday.
Davenport, Seay also cruise to re-election
State House District 74 Rep. Valencia Stovall held off two challengers with 57.05 percent of the votes counted as of 11 p.m.
Perdue, Kingston neck and neck in U.S. Senate race
Gov. Nathan Deal cruised to the Republican nomination to keep his office while a hotly contested Republican U.S. Senate race was in a dead heat between Jack Kingston and David Perdue.
Arts Clayton and Highway 138 Package Store held their Second Annual BBQ & Brew On Main last Friday.
Residents should call law enforcement
The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office warned residents Sunday night to not fall for a scam involving individuals pretending to represent the office while demanding money to avoid arrest warrants.
About 200 people camped out on the Lee Street Park field for a few hours Saturday night to listen to sounds of jazz.
Officials deny endorsing District 1 candidate Reagan, District 4 candidate Moore refutes allegations of false claims
Controversy is brewing in two Clayton County commission races as speculation swirls about whether two former commissioners challenging incumbents made false claims about endorsements.
President Yulonda Beauford says Southern Regional Medical too important to lose
A heavy-hitter in Clayton County announced its endorsement of the proposed 2015 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax this week.
Arts Clayton’s Linda Summerlin wins Clayton County Chamber of Commerce’s Businesswoman of the Year Award
Arts Clayton’s Linda Summerlin wins Businesswoman of the Year Award
Arts Clayton Executive Director Linda Summerlin comes from an old Clayton County family.
Lockup follows April 24 indictment
A former Clayton County teacher wanted on multiple charges including child molestation and sexual battery has been apprehended by a fugitive task force, the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday evening.
Hundreds ignore rain, show up for Clayton County Relay for Life
Breast cancer was a mountain that Rhonda A. Williams overcame.