Ward 1 goes to Smith
FOREST PARK — Sparkle Adams and David Lockhart are in a runoff for mayor and Tommy Smith is the apparent winner in Ward 1, according to unofficial election results Tuesday.
Convicted killers in two high-profile cases are due to be sentenced in Clayton County Superior Court Monday.
FOREST PARK — A request for $422,850 in salaries and benefits for six firefighters raised eyebrows Tuesday but Chief Eddie Buckholts explained the funding is part of a bigger grant program.
JONESBORO — A passenger in an SUV died after hitting his head in a rollover crash late Monday night, said officials.
JONESBORO — The wife of a man killed after shooting a Clayton County police officer made her first appearance in Magistrate Court Tuesday afternoon.
A Jonesboro man has died from injuries suffered during a shoot-out with Clayton County sheriff’s deputies, said officials.
Judge says she ‘remained ignorant’
A former DeKalb County police captain is part of a 20-count felony indictment returned in Clayton County Wednesday related to charges she turned a blind eye to stolen property piling up on her Lake Jodeco property, said prosecutors.
JONESBORO — From dangly earrings for a fashionable college student to local honey for Dad's biscuits to colorful scarves for Mom, the annual Arts Clayton Mistletoe Market has something for everyone.
Prosecutor appeals judge’s dismissal of counts
Former Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill won’t be going to trial as planned Nov. 26 because the prosecutor in the case Thursday filed an intent to appeal a judge’s dismissal of five counts against him.
Police said robbery plan backfired
Four suspects in the shooting death of a fifth pleaded out Monday to lesser charges and were sentenced to varying prison terms.