Some years ago in the north, a little girl was lost in the woods. It was wintertime, snowing, sleeting, and bitterly cold. Hundreds of people combed the forest, desperately searching for the little girl. Time was of the essence. They knew she couldn’t survive long in that freezing weather. F…
HAMPTON — We may have missed Mother Nature’s resurgence this spring at Newman Wetlands Center due to the pandemic, but she has plenty to offer this summer.
JONESBORO — The Slutty Vegan restaurant is set to open its second brick and mortar location Saturday on N. McDonough Street in Jonesboro.
A myth says lightning never strikes twice in the same place. President Donald Trump appears to believe it can when it comes to replicating his narrow victory in 2016.
We are in the middle of a serious health pandemic. The deaths by COVID-19 have exceeded 125,000 in our nation. When compared to the number of deaths by our military personnel in the Korean War plus the Vietnam War (33,686 + 58,220) we have already lost 30,000 or more to COVID-19 than in those wars combined.
The statue on the McDonough Square will be removed and will be moved to another location to be determined, but will not be destroyed.
As I write this, it has been 113 days since the first COVID-19 case was identified in my home county. Within an hour, the school system announced schools would be closed for two weeks in order to give classrooms a thorough scrubbing. Little did we know.
JONESBORO — The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office announced last week they had captured a suspect wanted in connection with a murder committed on Chaseland Court in Jonesboro.
The first gathering was in 1828, and since its founding only the Civil War would keep worshipers from flocking to Salem Camp Meeting each year. That title held until COVID-19 drew up its battle plans and made its threats known.
JONESBORO — The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia, Southern Center for Human Rights and the ACLU have filed a federal lawsuit against Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill and members of the CCSO staff.
JONESBORO — It officially turned summer this past weekend and the weather forecast seems to agree, with thunderstorms and warm nights in our future. These conditions are pretty typical for summer in Georgia — and excellent for mosquito development.
Undoubtedly, there are numerous reasons for our getting out of the boat and walking on water. But the main reason for getting out of the boat and walking on water is that the water is where Jesus is.
Beginning July 1, families hit hardest by the pandemic are eligible to receive aid through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
ATLANTA — The Governor's Office of Highway Safety joins state and local law enforcement in reminding everyone to make it a safe July 4th holiday weekend by making the choice to not drive after drinking.
A resident of the Bonanza subdivision is facing drug charges after officers with the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office COBRA Unit executed a search warrant on Sanderling Lane Tuesday night.
A man suspected of armed robbery and kidnapping in North Carolina was arrested in Clayton County after he was pulled over in a traffic stop for an expired tag.
In the latest of many cynical and highly political moves, the House of Representatives last week passed a measure that would transform the District of Columbia and make it the 51st state.
FOREST PARK — The Clayton County Police Department is asking for the public for any information they may have regarding a hit-and-run.
A New York judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked the publication of an unflattering tell-all book written by President Trump's niece that Simon & Schuster is set to publish in July.
JONESBORO — LED lightbulbs, programmable thermostats, high-density insulation and electric vehicles — despite these innovations, about two-thirds of the energy produced in the U.S. is lost to inefficiencies, according to national studies.
JONESBORO — To help manage digital learning, Clayton County Public Schools will implement a new learning management system for the upcoming academic year.
ATHENS — The first Georgia peach crop of the year is arriving at roadside fruit stands, farm markets and grocery stores. Preserving peaches by canning, freezing or drying is the best way to extend the use of this popular fruit long after the harvest is over.
JONESBORO — Florida Rock Industries is asking the Clayton County Board of Commissioners to allow an expansion of two quarries in Riverdale.
MIDVILLE — University of Georgia researchers are working on natural solutions to weed problems in row crops as government regulations of chemical herbicides grow stricter.
Georgia gas prices increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline.
ATLANTA - Despite cutting spending by $2.2 billion, the General Assembly found enough money in next year’s state budget to plow more funds into building projects across Georgia.
JONESBORO — The Clayton County Police Department and the Clayton County Youth Commission are teaming up to host a Teen Town Hall webinar on July 9.
JONESBORO — Clayton County Board of Commission Chairman Jeff Turner will moderate an upcoming Engage Clayton virtual town hall meeting.
In a world where human opinions about racism (white, black, progressive, conservative, Democrat, Republican) are considered more significant than the Word of God — I beg to differ!
President Trump's speech Saturday night in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was a toxic stream of consciousness that ignored a great opportunity to speak words of healing and unity to a divided nation.
ATLANTA — A proposal asking Georgia voters whether to legalize casinos, horse racing and sports betting in the Peach State is back on the table in the General Assembly.
ATLANTA — The Georgia Senate passed legislation Tuesday aimed at protecting police and other first responders from bias-motivated crimes, marking a compromise between state lawmakers over who should be included in legislation outlawing hate crimes.
JONESBORO – Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter is has received a local grant from Edward C. Fogg III & Lisbeth A. Fogg Charitable Trust.
JONESBORO — In a 3-2 vote, the Clayton County Board of Commissioners has approved the construction of an 886,600-square-foot warehouse in Morrow.
Hand Me Down Zoo is a sanctuary for exotic animals located in Winder that also offers an educational program developed to teach children to embrace and respect animals in their true form.
JONESBORO — In a press conference Wednesday, Clayton County Police Chief Kevin Roberts lauded his police officer’s actions and ability to keep a group of five teens calm while holding them at gunpoint, despite shouting from a gathering crowd.
Police were called about John Mahone, a black man, having an argument with his wife. A cop shot and killed him because he thought Mahone had a knife. Mahone had a can opener.