JONESBORO — Clayton County's small business owners will want to take note of the 2019 Federal Opportunity Zone Summit, the public portion of which is taking place June 20 at Clayton State University. The summit promises a big financial boost from the county for small businesses.
JONESBORO — As the Clayton County Board of Commissioners prepares to vote on the 2020 fiscal year budget, here is a closer look at the top expenses for fire and emergency services, police, the sheriff's office and the county prison. All figures are based on departmental line-item budgets sub…
FOREST PARK — Forest Park Mayor Angelyne Butler announced the city has inked a deal with an unnamed four-star hotel and a film studio during a "State of the City" address that mixed church, state and commerce.
FOREST PARK—The Forest Park City Council will hold a public hearing on the city's $26.9 million proposed 2019-2020 operating budget at its meeting on Monday, June 17 at Council Chambers.
Dave Bautista "didn't care" if Disney fired him over his defence of James Gunn because he felt the studio had made a "bad call" when they fired him from 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3'.
Sophie Turner plays Jean Grey in 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' for the latest instalment of the comic book franchise but she feels it is very different to the other films in the series.
Tom Hanks says visiting Disneyland with his grown-up daughter made him realise how iconic 'Toy Story' is when she noticed something special during the 'Fantasmic!' show.
Paramount Animation president Mireille Soria has confirmed the company is "developing" an idea from Spice Girls about a movie, admitting the group are "very involved" in the project.
Clayton County Police Chief Kevin Roberts told the Forest Park Ministers Association at its monthly breakfast June 12 that "an open hand" is just as important in effective policing as "a sword."
ATHENS — It’s summer, and Georgia gardeners are anxiously awaiting their first tomato harvest. Just in time for those first tomato sandwiches, researchers at the University of Georgia have helped unlock the mystery of what separates today’s tomatoes from their inedible ancestors.
JONESBORO — The National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Statement on Monday morning and warned that saturated ground conditions could lead to further flooding and falling trees. As of press time Tuesday, the NWS said several waves of thunderstorms were expected through Thursday.
MORROW — Some people enjoy a mimosa or a Bloody Mary with Sunday brunch. An ordinance under consideration at the Morrow City Council’s June 11 work session may give voters a shot at placing their alcohol orders here instead of inside the Perimeter.
ATLANTA — State Rep. Mike Glanton, D-Jonesboro, has been appointed to the Education Committee of the Council of State Governments‘ (CSG) Southern Legislative Caucus (SLC).
Clayton County Superior Court Judge Robert Mack sentenced Gerardo Artemio Ortiz Hernandez, 40, of Mexico to seven consecutive life terms, three without parole, four with the possibility, plus 255 years, all to be served consecutively.
YouTube sensation "Baby Shark" (an earworm curse to parents everywhere), is being developed into an animated series for Nickelodeon, a rep for the network told CNN.
James Holzhauer's mind-boggling "Jeopardy!" streak came to a crashing halt Monday night, but the reality of his glorious run may not have entirely set in yet.
JONESBORO—Highlights of Tuesday's Clayton County Board of Commissioners meeting will include MARTA's quarterly briefing; ending the Clayton Center Community Service Board's contract for alcohol and drug services; vending machine services; requests for police, fire and EMS purchases; a propo…
JONESBORO — One person is in custody but the Jonesboro Police Department is still looking for the second suspect in a holdup at a Tara Boulevard gas station — and they hope the public can help identify him.