Clayton County police Officer Bernice Higgins has completed a course in advanced traffic laws.
Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley C. Franklin will receive an honorary doctorate of public service from Clayton State University Saturday, Dec. 7, as part of the university’s fall commencement ceremony, officials announced Monday.
MORROW — The First Lego League Super Regionals are once again returning to Clayton State University, according to a news release issued by CSU this week.
Clayton County Water Authority earned top honors during an annual Georgia Association of Water Professionals Fall Conference, said a spokeswoman.
The Clayton News Daily wanted to know what kids’ favorite Thanksgiving food is or how they would cook a turkey. Here are their answers:
STOCKBRIDGE — BrandsMart USA has announced that all 10 store locations will be opening on Thanksgiving evening at 6 p.m., offering the usual hot buys at extremely low prices throughout the store, to kick off the holiday shopping season. The stores will be open through Friday evening at 10 p.m.
Patsy Hart, a third-grade teacher at Morrow Elementary, has been announced Clayton County Public Schools’ 2014 Teacher of the Year.
Southern Crescent Technical College recently announced the nomination of 44 students for the 2014 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership.
Georgia’s Department of Human Services is kicking off its heating cost assistance program this month.
Georgia residents will be able to save money on new energy-saving applicances this weekend, during the state’s tax-free holiday on energy efficient products through Sunday.
Road closings announced for MARTA drill
Clayton State University student nurses took Haiti by storm during their recent nine-day study abroad trip to Haiti. That is according to a member of the La Gonave Haiti Partnership.
Southern Community Newspapers Inc. gave away a car and a trip to Florida.
Costumed storyteller Peter Bonner will be at the Patrick R. Cleburne Confederate Cemetery Saturday telling war stories in commemoration of the Battle of Jonesboro.
A Jonesboro woman has been charged with DUI after police said she caused multiple crashes while driving on the wrong side of I-85 Sunday.
Teens are invited to get found in a maze of life Saturday in Riverdale.
Internationally known artist, television art instructor and author Norma Jean Poulos passed away recently at 83, Lake City Mayor Willie Oswalt has announced.
Habitat for Humanity gets AARP repair funds
McDONOUGH — The Fifth Annual People First of Henry County Walk-A-Thon was held Saturday, July 20, in McDonough and more than $14,000 in donations poured in to benefit the programs for people with disabilities.
For Dwight Johnson, the key to success boils down to one thing: whether a big brother can lead his little brother to do the right thing.
The Clayton News Daily and Henry Daily Herald sports staff won nine awards from two news organizations.
There were several track and field participants that scored during the first two days of the state meet in Jefferson.
Damion Fondren pitched a complete-game shutout to lead the Lions to a 10-0 victory over Lovejoy in five innings in a Region 2-AAAAAA game Friday.
A look at high school sports results from Wednesday night.
Dutchtown got another big night at the plate from Michael Warren and Alex Johnson to hold off the Raiders for a Region 4-AAAA victory at home.
A look at high school baseball results from Friday night.
A few highlights from Monday night's Southern Crescent baseball action.
A look at high school sports from Friday night.
Forest Park reaches the semifinals for the third time in four seasons.
Morrow can't get past North Cobb.
Jonesboro's state title chase is halted by Statesboro.
The Morrow Mustangs overcame an early deficit and built an 11-point halftime lead behind the hot shooting of Anthony Calloway on their way to posting a 63-54 victory over Newnan in the first round of the Class AAAAAA playoffs.
Eagle's Landing football coach relives day he hooked a defibrillator to Golden Eagles basketball star Eric Wortham Jr. to help save his life
Paul Sellers scored 19 points to lead North Clayton to a 75-69 win over Stockbridge on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Region 4-AAAA tournament at Woodland High.
There were 29 former football players from Clayton County that signed college scholarships on Wednesday.
Breasia McElrath scored a game-high 14 points and added seven rebounds to pace Forest Park to a 49-25 Region 4-AAAAA, Div. A win over Mundy’s Mill on Tuesday.
17 wrestlers qualify for state sectionals
A look at high school basketball action on Friday night.
Check out Tuesday night's hardwood action from around the Southern Crescent.
Catie Wallace hit a short jumper with 2.1 seconds remaining to send Eagle’s Landing Christian to a 33-31 victory over visiting Gallaway on Friday.
Forest Park defeats Mundy’s Mill 35-24
Junior Kayla Potts, playing in only her third game of the season, had 12 points to lead Forest Park to a 35-24 Region 4-AAAAA, Div. A win at home Friday.
Devonta Cacok scored 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Drew to a 49-45 win over Ola on Friday to extend its winning streak to three games.
J.R. Holder scored a game-high 24 points and added six assists as Mount Zion cruised to a 75-45 Region 4-AAAAA, Div. A win over Forest Park on Tuesday at home.
Clune leads Dutchtown against Locust Grove
Dominique Clune 21 scored a game-high 21 points to lead Dutchtown to the Region 4-AAAA, Div. A win at home.
Michelle Smith scored 16 points to lead two other Jonesboro players in double figure scoring as Jonesboro defeated visiting Griffin 53-48 in a Region 4-AAAA, Div. B contest on Friday.
The Clayton News Daily and Henry Daily Herald sports staff breaks down the Eagle’s Landing-Jonesboro match-up position-by-position (and even further) to see who has the edge. Hint: It’s pretty even.
Area boys teams prepare for second half of season
The first half of the season is in the books. Most teams spent the recent holiday break playing in local and out-of-town tournaments. In between the break and tournaments, they also found a little time to practice as the second half of the season begins tonight. Here is a look at some teams heading into tonight’s action:
Teams prepare for second half of season