Clayton correction officer admitted to addiction
A Clayton County sheriff’s detention officer and deputy trainee has not reported to work since her drug arrest, according to Clayton County Deputy Sheriff spokesperson, James Beveridge.
Co-op a fixture in community
The EMC moved, around 1950, to what is now the central offices of the Butts County school system, and moved to its sprawling Mulberry Street campus in 1971.
Two people were seriously injured when the experimental airplane they were on board crashed as it took off Friday, from Seven Lakes Airport, authorities said.
In the race for the State House seat being vacated by Republican John Lunsford, the four candidates looking to take his place all come from the Henry County part of the three-county district.
The City of Jackson will submit to the Georgia Department of Transportation a list of 15 streets it would like help to repave.
For more than a decade, the Jackson City Council has apparently been meeting across the street from where it should've been.
Just a few feet off the road, surrounded by horse pastures and watched over by a leaning historical marker that details a portion of Sherman's March to the Sea, lies a small cemetery where people with names like White and Morgan and Stodghill and Lofton are buried.
It could be said that Samantha Patrick is more or less in the family business: selling stuff to the highest bidder.
They came. They saw. They kicked. They climbed. Students in two Butts County elementary schools were treated to the annual rite of field day this week and last.
Under a new county budget proposal floated Monday, Butts County employees would not be asked to close offices early on Wednesdays this fall, but they would lose 10 paid holidays.
Over the years, the Indian Spring Hotel has been a hotel, a boarding house and a museum dedicated to the history of the Indian Springs area -- and the tales surrounding Chief William McIntosh's signing of a treaty ceding 4.7 million acres of Native-American land to the state of Georgia.
The City of Jackson will soon be debt free, Mayor Charlie Brown said. City water bills are also about to get cheaper.
Sacred music filled the sanctuary of Jackson United Methodist Church on Thursday, but it wasn't coming from the church organ or the church choir. The Jackson High School chorus and handbell groups capped off the 2009-2010 school year with a performance that included a selection of religious and patriotic music.
Looking to span a million-dollar gap in Butts County's 2010-2011 spending plan, county commissioners are expected to consider a proposed budget later this month that includes recommendations to close county offices at 1 p.m., on Wednesdays beginning this fall, and reduce the number of paid holidays public safety workers can take.
In a little white house along West Third Street in Jackson, Jan Curry and her daughter are hoping they have found a pattern for success.
A Clayton County judge, on Friday, sentenced a man, convicted of killing his ex-wife and a man she'd been dating, to life in prison without parole in their 2006 deaths.
A motorcycle mechanic was injured when he was struck by an apparent hit-and-run driver over the weekend, while reportedly test-riding a motorcycle.
A man who had already spent 10 years in prison for an armed robbery in DeKalb County, was convicted, Thursday, of robbing two hotels at gunpoint in Clayton County in 2007, prosecutors said.
The attorney for a woman recently arrested on an obstruction charge, by Clayton County authorities, claims police and sheriff's deputies caused the termination of her two-month pregnancy.
A Forest Park woman struck by an SUV while walking across Jonesboro Road Friday morning wants the driver -- who reportedly stopped briefly, apologized, then drove away from police -- to be prosecuted.
A man accused in a 2006 Clayton County shooting death is back in jail, after his bond was revoked over a Facebook message he allegedly sent to a juror hearing evidence in his trial.
A Clayton County grand jury has indicted a Hampton man who, authorities allege, beat his 17-month-old son so severely the child was put on life support, and ultimately died.
A man already serving a sentence for rape in Ohio was convicted Friday of a 2004 rape in Morrow, after DNA evidence collected years later linked him to the attack, prosecutors said.
A man accused in a 2007 shooting death in College Park was sentenced Friday to life in prison, plus 35 years, his attorney said.
A Riverdale man, who authorities say held himself out as a U.S. State Department employee to deceive church members, investors and law enforcement officers, was sentenced to more than two years in federal prison Tuesday, prosecutors said.
Federal prosecutors say a College Park grandmother continued to collect more than $53,000 in Social Security benefits meant for her grandchildren, even after custody of the children had been transferred to an aunt.
After more than 50 years in business in Jonesboro, the last remaining AstenJohnson factory will be closing by July 1, the company announced Wednesday.
With jury deliberations continuing for a second day, Tuesday, a former Forest Park Police officer pleaded guilty to two charges of the 10 he faced in a 2008 rape case.
A Conley man, who police say shot three people on Thanksgiving Day 2007 killing two pleaded guilty to two counts of malice murder on Monday in Clayton County Superior Court.
The man accused of smashing windows out of an adult-club dancer's car and shooting to death two people inside, and wounding another pleaded guilty to two counts of malice murder Thursday.
A former Forest Park police officer drove a woman behind a building in the middle of the night, got out of the patrol car fondling himself, opened the back door and told the woman that, if she did what he said, everything would be all right, the alleged victim in a police officer rape trial testified Wednesday.
A former treasurer of the Clayton County branch of the NAACP is awaiting her day in court after being charged with stealing from the organization.
A former Forest Park Police officer admits to having sex with a woman he had just ticketed during a traffic stop, but his attorneys argued Tuesday that the sex was consensual, not rape.
A Spalding County judge, on Friday, upheld the results of the Nov. 3 Riverdale elections, ruling against a challenge filed by Riverdale City Councilman Rick Scoggins and former City Council candidate Veverly Brooks, according to attorneys involved in the case.
A teenager suspected in a Morrow bank robbery pleaded not guilty Friday, police said. But authorities believe he, and several apparent associates, may also be behind a number of other area robberies.