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…
More than 200 community members enjoyed pancakes and sausage while getting to know nearly a dozen dogs looking for their forever home during the Puppies & Pancakes breakfast fundraiser Saturday at the Magnolia House.
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.
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday forcefully pushed back against criticism that he is naïve to think Democrats can work with Republicans in Congress after President Donald Trump leaves office.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the terrorist attack.
The Supreme Court on Monday wiped away a ruling that went against a bakery in Oregon that refused to make a cake to celebrate the wedding for a same-sex couple.
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.
Former late night host and 9/11 first responders advocate Jon Stewart said Sunday that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has never been compassionate in his congressional dealings when it comes to passing health care packages for first responders.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is "considering a full range of options" regarding rising tensions with Iran, including military options, but emphasized that President Donald Trump has said that he does not want to go to war.
While the lack of rain across Georgia dried up some mosquito larval habitats, the recent spell of hot afternoons and warm nights has spurred larval development where water has remained, initiating mosquito season in earnest.
With obligations surrounding kids, partners and work, sometimes it's hard to get away -- actually, it's hard pretty much all of the time. But fortunately, the one day a year that it's dad's turn to cut loose has come around again, so you can afford to go a bit crazy.
More than a year after his release from prison, OJ Simpson launched a new Twitter account Friday night with a selfie video in which he says he's "got a little getting even to do."
MCDONOUGH — Kroger stores in Georgia and across the nation have recalled three frozen berry products because of a possible health risk of Hepatitis A. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension urges consumers to take this recall seriously, as the virus can cause serious health issues.
Nathan Nickerson III almost couldn't believe his eyes when he saw an unexpected pop of color in his seafood shipment earlier this week.
A Norcross mother reported missing more than two years ago has been identified as a murder victim in Clayton County following DNA testing.
NASA has touted its bold plan to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024 for months. Now we're starting to get an idea of how much it will cost.
BREAKING: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will leave her position at the end of the month, capping a tumultuous tenure as the President's chief spokeswoman in which she largely redefined the position.
When Adam Gerle went to work one morning this week, he was thrilled to finally find a parcel with a frozen big toe in it.
Ariana Grande has donated the proceeds from her Saturday concert in Atlanta to Planned Parenthood as a way to protest the recent wave of anti-abortion laws passed in several states.
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."
ELLENWOOD — Dozens of police, fire and EMS personnel and the Clayton County Public Schools Department of Safety and Security gathered at East Clayton Elementary School to participate in an active shooter exercise.
Progressive Democrats cheered when House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal agreed to hold a hearing on universal health care coverage.
The US Postal Service on Wednesday issued a commemorative "Forever" stamp for former President George H.W. Bush, rolling out the new stamp on what would have been the late President's 95th birthday.
After Lucy McBath won one of the closest races in the country, she earned a seat on the House Judiciary Committee to press for gun control — her life's work after her teenage son, Jordan Davis, was shot and killed in 2012.
A House panel passed a bill Wednesday to authorize additional funding for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund until 2090, one day after comedian Jon Stewart sharply criticized members of Congress for not attending a subcommittee hearing on the issue and gave an emotional plea to extend the funding.
Stacey Abrams met with members of the film industry in Los Angles on Tuesday to argue against a boycott of the state over its controversial abortion law.
Joe Biden said Tuesday that he had not reversed his long-held position in favor of a measure that bans federal funds from being used for most abortions as a matter of political expediency.
Build-A-Bear is bringing back its popular "pay your age" promotion. But after the chaos it created last time, they've got a plan to help control crowd size.
Former late night host and 9/11 first responders advocate Jon Stewart choked up Tuesday while slamming Congress over health care for responders to the September 11 terrorist attacks.
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.