Allana Walker, 9, donates bone marrow to sister
Allana Walker is a hero.
Racing great joins Rex White, Bill Elliott
HAMPTON — Richard Petty was this year’s inductee into the city’s Speedway Lane Hall of Fame at the Historic Train Depot Thursday.
HAMPTON — Bunny Abbott was on cloud nine Thursday.
It’s time to pull out the bolo ties and dust off your cowboy boots — Arts Clayton is throwing a party.
Every grain counts when it comes to feeding a hungry person.
When Shadow arrived at the Clayton County Humane Society shelter more than 12 years ago, the staff had no idea how long it would take to find her a forever home.
JONESBORO — When Black History Month began, its purpose was to “recognize the important contribution made to our nation’s life and culture by black citizens,” said President Gerald Ford.
You might say Caleb Idowu experienced “irreconcilable” differences with about 48 other kids — but in a good way.
Humane Society offers special adoption fees in February
JONESBORO — When Bonnie was hit by a car in 2007, she found refuge at the Clayton County Humane Society.
Richard Sadler recognized for his participation in D-Day
British Royal Marine Richard Sadler landed at Juno Beach, June 6, 1944, just weeks after his 19th birthday.
JONESBORO — In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, Jonesboro is hosting its 14th annual parade at 1 p.m.
JONESBORO — Eldrin Bell spent many nights with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., guarding the civil right’s leaders grave at South View Cemetery in Atlanta.
McDONOUGH — Nannette Cunningham has been making it a point to exercise for five years, two to three days a week.
JONESBORO — The Jonesboro City Council approved the city’s 2015 budget Monday.
JONESBORO — Clayton County’s acting troupe is already working hard on productions for its third season.
JONESBORO — Students at Arnold Elementary School are gearing up for the holiday season.
JONESBORO — Having a family pet can be a fulfilling and loving experience.
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.
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 — Nearly a dozen children gathered Saturday to become superheroes.
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.