WORD OF THE DAY
The birth, life, teachings, death and resurrection of Jesus demonstrated that fatherly yearning of God. It demonstrated the depth of that love that caused Jesus to sacrifice himself for our redemption.
When Ruth Moore’s daughter, Ruth Marie, sold the Colonial Revival house that her parents had built on a piece of land named after her great aunt (who bequeathed the land to Mrs. Moore), she surely never considered the possibility that it would become the most famous home in America.
Because we all could use a break from the nonstop drama, may I present the Rev. Sheila Zilinsky and her theory that LeBron James is secretly a wizard and card-carrying member of the Illuminati who conjures up demons by way of his pregame "chalk toss."
From the moment Gov. Mike Dunleavy, a Republican, was made aware of the threat of COVID-19, he acted faster than most other states and the federal government.
Georgia’s top school official aims to make year-end standardized tests count “essentially zero” toward students’ final grades in the 2020-21 school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Georgia’s annual ban on outdoor burning will end Sept. 30 in 54 counties, primarily in the northern half of the state, including Butts, Clayton, Gwinnett, Henry, Newton and Rockdale counties. From May 1 through the end of September, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division mandates the …
Jobless Georgians filed 49,421 initial unemployment claims last week, up 7,341 from the previous week, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
In my job as an education reporter, I frequently hear from parents and teachers complaining about overcrowded classrooms. These days, that usually means 25 or more students at a time. I don’t argue the point. The smaller the class size, the better, in every way.
In a sermon titled “Loving Your Enemies,” the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. stated that “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) has announced that 15 counties, including Clayton County, and 18 cities in Georgia have received a total of $1.76 million in U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) grants to help states and local governments prevent and control crime based on lo…
JONESBORO — Clayton County Public Schools students who took the SAT at Charles Drew High School, Elite Scholars Academy, Forest Park High School, Jonesboro High School, Lovejoy High School, and M.E. Stilwell School of the Arts in 2020 outperformed their district counterparts who took the tes…
The passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gives conservatives and Republicans what they claim to have wanted since judicial activism became the norm in the 1960s.
Today let us reflect on Psalm 119:27 “Make me understand the way of Thy precepts, so I will meditate on Thy wonders.” The Genesis account of creation profoundly states mankind is made in the image of God. Yet no two of us are identical. Each of us are influenced by our environment in unique …
JONESBORO — Several speakers at the Clayton County Board of Commission meeting Sept. 15 called for the creation a police oversight committee in the wake of the beating of Roderick Walker by a Clayton County sheriff’s deputy on Sept. 11.
ATLANTA — Twelve defendants, including five from Henry County, have been charged in a mortgage fraud scheme allegedly spanning more than four years.
JONESBORO — HomeAid Atlanta and the House of Dawn celebrated the opening of a new home for young mothers on Sept. 14 with a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony.
ATLANTA — In a press conference Friday morning, an attorney for Roderick Walker called for the firing of additional Clayton County Sheriff’s Office deputies and an internal investigation of the CCSO by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
Facebook announced Thursday it will move forward on its original plan to construct five data centers at Stanton Springs in Newton County, with a total potential investment of $42 billion.
BARNESVILLE — The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has recently approved the Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness at Gordon State College.
“The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty” (Proverbs 22:3). These are wise observations that may be applied to people regarding the control of thistles, especially today’s thistle.
Whenever I do pre-marital counseling, I usually include the following: role expectation and is it realistic, a good theology of marriage, the importance of communication, the necessity of commitment and how to deal with conflict or disagreement.
MORROW — Clayton State University has received a $30,000 gift from the SunTrust Trusteed Foundations: Nell Warren Elkin and William Simpson Elkin Foundation.
I was grabbing a couple of sausage biscuits, and witnessed a couple of old codgers arguing over their coffee. One was a bit on the heavy side, with wild hair and a loud voice. The other was silver-haired, more soft-spoken, and would occasionally seem to lose his train of thought.
Georgia voters still strongly support public charter schools eight years after ratifying a constitutional amendment letting the state create charter schools, according to a new poll.
ATLANTA – For the first time in 130 years, The Salvation Army is starting its annual holiday fundraising campaign early across the country in order to rescue Christmas. The funds raised through the organization’s iconic red kettles are at risk this year due to COVID-19 while requests for services are at an all-time high.
JONESBORO — A Clayton County sheriff’s deputy has been fired for excessive use of force after he was filmed repeatedly hitting a man while attempting to arrest him. The video was shared on social media. The deputy has not been identified by the Sheriff’s Office.