Airman 1st Class Kcey Ruiz will be returned home Tuesday.
The Metro North Georgia Water Planning District was named a winner of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2015 WasterSense Excellence Award for Outreach and Education during the WaterSmart Innovations Conference this week in Las Vegas.
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Suspicious package found in Jonesboro
Clayton County Water Authority staff and board members are excited to launch a new logo today and even more excited that the concept for the logo came from two Forest Park High School students during a collaboration between CCWA and the Clayton County Public School district last spring.
The Eastside Pipeline, a 24-inch natural gas distribution pipeline that runs about 27 miles from Riverdale to Chamblee on the east side of metro Atlanta, is the final segment of the PRP to be completed, at a total cost of $211 million.
JONESBORO — Community Outreach in Action Inc. in partnership with the Atlanta Community Food Bank is hosting a food distribution Oct. 10 at the Harold R. Banke Justice Center.
Officials: avoid long lines, times by using online help tools
The Internal Revenue Service is warning of possible long lines at some of the largest Taxpayers Assistance Centers across the country and long hold times on the phone.
Dutchtown graduate killed in Afghanistan while serving her country as an airman.
MORROW — The Clayton County Water Authority’s Small Local Business Enterprise Program is offering small local businesses in the metro Atlanta area a free workshop to learn how to effectively use social media to increase business.
MORROW — As the dog days of summer draw to a close, it is a great time to take stock of household water usage over the past summer and throughout the year and make simple changes that will help save both money and water in the future.
Hampton resident Wole Ralph competed on a team of MBA students representing Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business and won the National Black MBA Association Case Competition in Orlando, Fla.
Court denies stay of execution for Gissendaner
Mayor David Lockhart will be at the center Monday at 9 a.m. and state Rep. Valencia Stovall will visit the next day at 9 a.m. to show their support for early childhood education.
Courses open for public review, comment for 60 days
The State Board of Education voted Sept. 25 to post standards for three new computer science courses for public review and comment.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to a consumer advisory about “Good ‘n’ Fun Beefhide Chicken Sticks” pet treats distributed in Georgia by Salix Animal Health LLC.
The IRS will never call your house demanding money without first sending you a bill and will never threaten to arrest you for not paying up.
The immortal sounds of Beethoven’s renowned music will fill in Spivey Hall at Clayton State University for the annual Fall Choral Invitational set Tuesday.
JONESBORO – When Darren and Chatara applied to become Southern Crescent Habitat homeowners, they knew it would be challenging.
No one was reported hurt in a blaze at a house on Candlestick Court in Morrow Wednesday afternoon.
ATLANTA — Georgia Power announced this week it has filed a request with the Georgia Public Service Commission to reduce fuel rates by 11 percent, or approximately $268 million, in annual fuel billings.
A record number of new freshmen began their college experience at Clayton State University this fall semester.
McDONOUGH — Looking for a seasonal part-time job this fall?
MORROW — Clayton County Water Authority officials are putting out a call for community volunteers to help with the county’s annual Rivers Alive Stream Clean-up at Panhandle Park Oct. 24.
This week, each of Georgia’s fourth graders — more than 120,000 students — will own a copy of the United States Constitution and other founding documents.
In what is sure to lead to an economic boost for South Metro Atlanta and fill much-needed job vacancies in the science industry, the doors of the new science building at Clayton State University are officially open.
MORROW – Gas South, one of the Southeast’s leading providers of natural gas, announced an agreement with The Clayton County Water Authority.
JONESBORO — The Heritage Community Foundation has awarded a $1,600 grant to the Pregnancy Resource Center of Henry County.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Thursday begins the national celebration of Constitution Week.
McDONOUGH — An email is making its rounds on the internet claiming there’s a new cell phone database for the Do Not Call Registry.
The Georgia Department of Education’s Career, Technical and Agricultural Education Division will host a dozen regional meetings this fall, called “Partners Educating Georgia’s Future Workforce.”
Special guest is commission Chairman Jeff Turner
MORROW — Southlake Mall is giving kids a chance to get lost in another world with its Cool Kids Read event.
First lady Sandra Deal paid a visit Tuesday to the Little Ones Learning Center community garden.
The Georgia Dome has hosted the SEC Championship Game for 21 years beginning in 1994, with capacity crowds in the last 19 consecutive years.
State scores from the 2014-15 administration of the Georgia Milestones Assessment System were released Thursday.
Georgia students’ SAT scores increased five points this year as the national average dropped seven points, 2015 score reports indicate.
JONESBORO — The Clayton County Police Department wants to meet you.
As the 2015-16 school year begins, every kindergarten and pre-kindergarten student in Georgia will receive a book to take home, an initiative organized by the Georgia Department of Education and partners of the Get Georgia Reading campaign.
Local firefighting officials keep a flame burning for State Rep. Keisha Waites.
McDONOUGH — Better Business Bureau is warning consumers that it expects scammers will use the recent Virginia murders of two television journalists to trick consumers with click-baiting and phony charity schemes.
Rex Mill Middle finalist for key statewide award
Officials have announced the STEM Academy Magnet Program at Rex Mill Middle has been named a finalist in the Certified School Outreach category of the 2015 Georgia STEM Education Awards.
Registration now open to join ride
MORROW — Rev. Luis Ortiz, new pastor at Morrow First United Methodist Church, and others from the church will participate in “Ride for the Children,” a motorcycle ride mission.
Education officials said the 2015 ACT results show Georgia at the top of the pack in ACT performance among Southern states.
Survey shows improved preparedness, room for improvement
More than three out of four Georgians are at least somewhat prepared for an emergency, but many have not taken all of the essential steps to get ready, according to a new statewide survey by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security Ready Georgia campaign.
AMB Sports & Entertainment announced Monday the expected news that Mercedes-Benz USA will be the naming partner of the new Atlanta stadium, which is now officially called Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Marcy Cly, a single mother with a 1-year-old daughter, applied for Habitat’s home ownership program in 1996.
Congressman David Scott hosted his 11th Annual Health Fair Saturday at Mundy’s Mill High School.
JONESBORO — The Heritage Community Foundation presented a grant to Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity recently.
Democratic Party of Georgia Chair Dubose Porter released the following statement regarding President Jimmy Carter’s recent health diagnosis.
Businesses, agencies turn out Saturday for one last summer fling before Clayton County students return to school Monday.