The Clayton County Library System is about to lose the person who has led it for one-third of the last century.
Clayton County will have to get an entirely new Animal Control Board housebroken this month.
Residents who attend Arts Clayton’s Arte Gras fundraiser Saturday will have the opportunity to bid for both during a raffle held as part of the celebration.
Saint Patrick’s Day is right around the corner but I’m not feeling lucky.
Plans to give Georgia's university system control of the state archives are back on track .
The Georgia House of Representatives passed legislation that would strip Clayton County of $12.6 million in annual taxes collected at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport late Thursday afternoon.
It might sound like a soap opera plot at first glance but something is returning from the dead in Jonesboro.
City will participate in '31 Days of Jazz' for second year
The sounds of jazz will return to the city of Jonesboro this spring.
Questions abound about who would pay for officers
Jonesboro leaders are sitting on the fence about whether they will provide school resource officers to Clayton County schools — if any are requested.
There are fewer men to dance with the women at Brookdale Dine and Dance Club, which caters to Southern Crescent residents over 55.
Former Jonesboro Mayor Luther Maddox and state Rep. Demetrius Douglas (D-Stockbridge) never began shouting but the tension was thick between the two men Monday night.
Legislation could reach Senate before weekend
State representatives may vote this week on legislation that could cost Clayton County $12.6 million in tax dollars collected at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Streetscape Phase II is coming and although Mayor Joy Day expects less congestion this time around because less major intersections are involved, drivers still need to be prepared to dodge construction equipment again.
Shots ‘fired’ at BOC office during training exercise
It could have been a real-life nightmare when a disgruntled middle-aged man claimed he was doing God’s work and tried to kill the Clayton County Board of Commissioners Friday.
Clayton County Public Schools is adjusting to new academic and financial challenges from outside the district, the school system’s interim leader told business leaders Thursday.
The city of Morrow is getting ready to dump a place where residents used to go to get gas.
Forum to be held Monday to gauge residents opinion
State officials may silence the voices of Jonesboro residents if they don’t speak up.
An expected House vote on transferring the Georgia Archives to the University System of Georgia turned out to be a case of third verse, same as the first Thursday.
So, it appears Amsterdam and Brussels are out for now.
For the second day in a row, state representatives put off a vote on legislation to give the state’s university system control of the Morrow-based Georgia Archives on Wednesday.
Loss of airport taxes could be ‘devastating,’ rep says
Clayton County could lose $12.6 million in revenue if legislation limiting its taxation powers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is approved, a county legislator announced Tuesday.
County recognizes African-American culture, history
It’s not every day that one sees a cellist thrashing his long, curly hair around and rocking his cello like nobody’s business.
House vote comes first, then Senate gets bill
The Georgia House of Representatives is expected to vote today on transferring the beleaguered state archives from the Secretary of State’s Office to the University System of Georgia, members of the Clayton County Legislative Delegation have confirmed.
Clayton County Parks and Recreation will throw an early birthday party Friday night for the man who gave the world two things, a grinch and a town full of whos.
Just call it Morrow After Dark.
The City of Jonesboro is planning to soon begin offering “Market Days” twice a week at the Jonesboro Fire House Museum and Community.
Officials say project needs diversity for success
A proposed movie soundstage designed to bring stars to Clayton County could be the catalyst needed to get a long-dormant development off the ground.
There are great questions which perplex the human mind and stand as the great queries of the universe.
Clayton County residents have an opportunity to see state lawmakers doing what they do next week.
Clayton County commissioners continued to fight this week over a forensic audit of county spending.
Commissioner Sonna Singleton is set to host her first ever “Black History Month Quiz Bowl” competition Saturday.
School has produced back-to-back county STAR Students
Morrow High School senior Lindsey Perry is a wise sage in a teenager’s body, according to her Latin teacher, Ginia McMillan.
County’s highest-achieving students to be recognized
Nine students will be recognized by the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce and Clayton County Rotary Club as the county’s 2013 “STAR Students.”
Nine youths from Clayton nominated for military academies
Eight Clayton County Public Schools students and one active duty soldier were formally nominated by Congressman David Scott (D-Ga.) for service academy appointments over the weekend.
Chairman calls claims personal attack
The issue of whether Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner lives in the county may soon be settled once and for all.
The Georgia Secretary of State's office has launched an investigation into the residency of Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner, an official with the state office has confirmed.
FIve months after his death, Ted Key honored by Georgia House
“Mister Historical Jonesboro” was honored on the floor of the Georgia House of Representatives this week.
Mayor said she expected authority would be cleared
Mayor Joy Day always believed the Jonesboro Housing Authority did nothing wrong.
Forest Park ‘clean up’ bill on governor’s desk
Clayton County legislators have gotten one long-sought piece of local legislation through both houses of the Georgia General Assembly and another is making its way through the legislative process.
Audit shows consultant, not JHA, messed up
The findings of an audit of the Jonesboro Housing Authority highlight the dangers of county officials casting stones in a glass house.
U.S. Rep. David Scott (D-Ga.) is set to announce eight Clayton County residents will be part of his annual nominations for military academy appointment Saturday.
Mother Nature put a stake through the hearts of Golden Eagles everywhere on Sunday, when a tornado tore across Hattiesburg, Miss., and part of our beloved university’s campus and the surrounding area.
Authorities say a man died Wednesday after he was shot following an argument he had with a woman in front of a College Park home.
Health department: Dental health needed during pregnancy
It turns out oral diseases, such as gum disease and periodontal disease, may increase the chances that a baby will be born prematurely or underweight, said Dr. Vicki Edwards-Morris, the Clayton County District dental director.
Singleton signing up participants for annual community garden
Clayton County Commissioner Sonna Singleton wants to see residents playing in her district’s community garden.
Attorney agrees to lower price for services
The Morrow City Council voted 3-0 to lift the cost-related contingency off Greg Hecht’s hiring as the new city attorney Tuesday night.
A resolution that would have authorized Clayton County District Attorney Tracy Graham Lawson the power to supervise a forensic audit of county finances was pulled from consideration at the last minute, Tuesday.
University revives event for homecoming, hundreds attend
This year marked the first time in six-and-a-half years that Clayton State has held a parade as part of its homecoming festivities.
A Rex man was indicted by a Clayton County grand jury this week on allegations that he repeatedly molested a 12-year old girl over an eight-month period.
Parks director has new appointment
Clayton County Parks and Recreation Director Detrick Stanford will have some hat juggling to do.