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.
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.