The City of Morrow is paying $3,492.82 more for its new city attorney than its previous one — despite the new lawyer working for a shorter period of time, records show.
Clayton County have their choice of activities this weekend.
Group says Clayton’s urbanization a threat
Clayton County’s urbanization is helping to destroy one of its main natural resources, according to a new report on the health of the nation’s rivers.
But Council votes to buy $1,799 grill
Officers in the Jonesboro Police Department will have to wait until next month to find out if the city will build them a new storage facility.
Ted Key was not physically at Historical Jonesboro/Clayton County Inc.’s Native American Heritage Celebration Saturday — but his spirit was felt — participants said.
Resignation latest in government shakeups
Three weeks after welcoming a new leader, Clayton County’s finance department is facing another major shakeup.
Wanted: Hardworking, dedicated volunteers in the City of Jonesboro.
Jack Ring’s Lake City garage has breathing space again.
College Park resident Octavious Collins and Riverdale resident Alexis Williams got an unexpected surprise at U.S. Congressman David Scott’s (D-Ga.) job fair Friday.
A tree may have grown in Brooklyn, as the old story goes, but a bunch of trees are about to grow in Morrow.
The county’s reformed ethics committee has, for the most part, been set by Clayton County commissioners, but now the group has a key question to answer. What’s next?
Clipboards? Who uses clipboards? That’s old school. Clayton County can buy iPads with $3,310 in tax dollars instead.
Boston ranks as one of my Top 6 all-time favorite cities.
A woman awaiting trial on charges that she was involved in the murder of her mother will have to wait a little longer to have her day in court because her attorney caused a mistrial Tuesday.
Clayton County residents are being encouraged to get their geek on with an encyclopedia.
The person responsible for the theft of Jonesboro’s stolen commode is probably not on Mayor Joy Day’s Christmas card list.
Residents from Clayton and Henry counties who need employment have only a couple of days left to get ready for a big area jobs fair.
Lake City Mayor Willie Oswalt and other city leaders are asking residents to clean out their homes of all of the dust-collecting papers, appliances, empty boxes and other junk they don’t need anymore.
Sometimes, it’s just hard out there to be a pimp, according to the lyrics of popular song.
Ted Key Pavilion to be dedicated
The Clayton County Native American Heritage Day celebration will take place next weekend, but for the first time it won’t have its founder to help participate in the festivities.
A small group of volunteers literally had Jonesboro’s trash in the bag Saturday morning.
Clayton County’s new movie sound stage in Lake City will make its big screen debut this weekend but audiences won’t recognize it as a former grocery store.
Sentencing set for April 26
Caffian Hyatt said she felt her daughter was smiling down from Heaven when Marshae O’Brian Hickman was convicted of her murder Friday.
Advisory committee to be reconstituted
The Clayton County Board of Commissioners is taking another crack at implementing ethics reforms by reconvening a committee whose previous recommendations fell on deaf ears.
Have you ever noticed that the so-called deals on airplane tickets always include an asterisk?
If you sprinkle when you tinkle, please be neat — but don’t swipe the seat.
It’s not uncommon to see hawks, owls and sparrows in Jonesboro, but a peacock? Now that’s a shocker.
Arts Clayton offering Willy Wonka, Oz-themed summer camps
Oompa Loompa, do-ba-dee-doo, Arts Clayton offers youth camps for you — and your “little dog” too.
Officials from Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services and Southern Regional Medical Center will continue a training partnership for paramedics and emergency medical technicians for another year.
The Clayton County Board of Commissioners has made it possible for Clayton County employees to stay home and do their work rather than coming into the office.
An army of Jonesboro residents will fight to vanquish trash from their town’s main thoroughfare Saturday.
The Clayton County Humane Society’s yard sales are some of the biggest fundraisers the animal adoption group holds every year, but next month’s sale may not be as successful if items aren’t donated.
Police in Lake City are talking with Clayton State University officials about forming an outreach partnership that would give criminal justice students real world law enforcement experience, a captain from the department told city leaders Monday.
Jonesboro youth Kaylin Dorjee stayed in her stroller Saturday, looking around as she took in the spectacle of nature around her at William H. Reynolds Memorial Nature Preserve.
State Rep. Demetrius Douglas (D-Stockbridge) said he is proud he played a role in getting through the Georgia House of Representatives a senate bill he sponsored which would allow non-U.S. citizens to get temporary drivers license extensions.
It’s spring and while the flowers are showing signs of life as they blossom in a symphony of color, Southern Regional Medical Center officials want residents to check for signs of healthy living.
Body will assemble during Georgia Cities Week
Don’t bother going to the Jonesboro police headquarters for a City Council meeting Monday because you’ll be the only person who shows up.
Arts Clayton hosting exhibit that mixes art, history
The quilts of Gee’s Bend, Ala., hang in art museums and galleries but their roots grew from necessity.
Justices say College Park can collect occupational taxes at airport
Victory has been achieved in an ongoing battle over a tax assessed to businesses at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, but it’s not the tax some people might think of.
Clayton County has a new money manager. It has a new operations overseer, too.
Sometimes you just have to fight something big with something equally big.
Some legislators remain opposed to referendum bill
Businesses will continue shouldering Jonesboro’s tax burden for the foreseeable future because residents aren’t allowed to vote on lowering their homestead exemption, according to the city’s mayor.
Police storage facility is moldy, leaky wildlife refuge
The ceiling in the Jonesboro Police Department’s storage facility is blackened from mold, according to city public works Director Joe Nettleton.
Lovejoy High School student Jabree Tyson sat on a bench in one of the South Clayton Recreation Center’s two gyms during a break from a game of pick-up basketball with his friends Saturday.
Nathan Tran tightly clutched a bag filled with dozens of plastic eggs as he walked across an activity field at the Gerald Matthews Soccer Complex Saturday.
With the 2013 General Assembly term in the history books, Georgia residents will have to turn their gaze to the Internet to find out when Gov. Nathan Deal signs passed bills into law.
“Jesus” looked to the heavens as he hung from a cross behind St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church Friday and asked “Why?”
Morrow resident wants to inspect city documents
This was a mostly quiet week in public comments at government meetings.
Clayton State University officials have waited years to break ground on a new science building, but they may not have to wait much longer.
If Mother Nature gets her timing right, the azaleas may bloom just in time for the William H. Reynolds Memorial Nature Preserve’s annual Wild Azalea Festival April 6.