JONESBORO — Hundreds of toys, games and bikes were presented to Ambassador’s Behind CASA Tuesday.
JONESBORO — There are only seven shopping days until Christmas.
JONESBORO — In its ongoing effort to beautify the Jonesboro Police Department, City Council voted this week to purchase six new benches.
REX — The Old Town Rex Community is hosting a Christmas bazaar and parade Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Proceeds from the shop help care for shelter animals
Two by Two Thrift Shop is hosting a Christmas Open House from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday.
STOCKBRIDGE — Now that Thanksgiving dinner is over and the fridge is full of leftovers, it’s time to start thinking about a Christmas tree.
JONESBORO — Clayton County offers several opportunities for residents to get into the holiday spirit.
JONESBORO — During the holiday season local charities are collecting items needed to feed families, keep them warm during the winter season and give them a fresh start for the new year.
McDONOUGH — While many families are busy cooking Thanksgiving dinner, some will be donning running clothes and stretching.
JONESBORO — The city is hosting its first-ever Holiday Tree Lighting Friday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. As a result, the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office announced the closing of North Avenue from Lee Street to North Main Street starting at 5:30 p.m.
JONESBORO — City council members and First Baptist Church of Jonesboro officials met Wednesday to discuss a possible partnership between the two.
City’s redesigned website will also be unveiled
JONESBORO — There’s nothing like kicking off the holiday season with friends and neighbors, drinking hot chocolate and listening to the season’s music.
McDONOUGH — Becky C. Cawthon has been volunteering at Homestead Hospice for eight months.
JONESBORO — Daniel Mulkey is angry.
McDONOUGH — Hosting a family Thanksgiving dinner can be hairy, but when an uninvited ghost shows up for the meal it can get chaotic.
JONESBORO — An Army veteran got the keys to his new home Thursday.
But higher costs are offset by slightly cheaper workers comp policy
JONESBORO — City Council voted Monday to stay with its current health care provider, Blue Cross Blue Shield through Georgia Municipal Association.
JONESBORO — Flags are now flying in nearly every Clayton County library.
JONESBORO — Mayor Joy Day and Councilman Randy Segner paid it forward Monday at the City Council work session.
JONESBORO —Incumbent state Rep. Demetrius M. Douglas garnered the majority of votes in Clayton County for District 78, as of press time Tuesday.
Arts Clayton Gallery event offers unique, handmade gifts
JONESBORO — Courtney Hurst unwrapped pieces of art like it was Christmas Day.
RIVERDALE — The Rev. Al Sharpton visited the Center of Hope Ministry Tuesday evening to encourage Clayton County residents to get out and vote.
Ever see a T-shirt design and think “I can do better than that”?
New Facebook page created to keep residents informed
JONESBORO — Residents will soon see an upgraded city website.
It’s that time of year again — the air is turning cooler, the leaves have begun to fall and the ghosts and goblins come out to haunt local neighborhoods.
JONESBORO — Knox’s good looks and charming personality may have saved his life — having a microchip didn’t hurt either.
JONESBORO — City Council voted this week to do an overhaul of the Jonesboro Firehouse Museum and Community Center.
JONESBORO — Nearly a dozen children gathered Saturday to become superheroes.
City residents will see $180 fee on tax bills
JONESBORO — Beginning in January, city residents will see a new line item on their tax bills.
Visitors are encouraged to vote for fan favorite
McDONOUGH — The White family had just finished breakfast at Gritz Monday morning when they decided to take a walk around the city’s historic Square.
JONESBORO — Volunteers will rise early next Saturday morning to don rubber boots and gloves to do a little fishing.
HAMPTON — Do you have a secret ingredient that makes your chili the best ever?
Second vote expected Monday
JONESBORO — The City Council is one step closer to making a decision on trash.
JONESBORO — The city is discussing the possibility of rebidding the Streetscape Phase II project.
REX — Come down and sit a spell with friends and neighbors at the Old Town Rex Community Fall Yard Sale Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
JONESBORO — Photographers from as far away as Rome will gather Friday at Arts Clayton Gallery for the 11th Annual Juried Photography Competition.
JONESBORO — Doing a breast self-exam could save your life.
United Way grants the facility $26,350
JONESBORO — Rainbow House has received a $26,350 financial boost.
RIVERDALE — Nearly 200 students filled Utopian Academy’s colorful cafeteria anticipating a surprise special guest.
JONESBORO — For many regulars of Butch’s, the restaurant is like a second home.
Deadline to drop off items extended to Oct. 1
JONESBORO — Have any items laying around the house you’ve been meaning to get rid of?
MORROW — Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Harry Douglas was coming home.
Money raised will benefit the Clayton County Humane Society
JONESBORO — The Clayton County Humane Society is hosting its first ever car show Saturday.
JONESBORO — When Half Pint’s owner died, he was homeless with no one to care for him — until he arrived at the Clayton County Humane Society.
JONESBORO — The Clayton County Humane Society is hoping residents want to show off their cars for a good cause.
Project could begin at end of October
JONESBORO — The new Lee Street Park is getting closer to becoming a reality.
JONESBORO — The city will be talking trash for another few weeks.
Speeding, dismissing stop sign at heart of the problem
JONESBORO — Residents on South Avenue in Jonesboro have had enough.
Stately Oaks, Warren House, Confederate Cemetery all part of weekend living history events
JONESBORO — History will come to life this weekend at Stately Oaks.
The acting troupe’s latest play is the musical “Oklahoma!”