RIVERDALE—The J. Charley Griswell Senior Center, 6701 Georgia Hwy. 85, will be closed Friday, Jan. 24 due to a transformer outage, according to Clayton County officials.
JONESBORO—A man who was wanted on charges of aggravated battery, cruelty to children and criminal trespass is behind bars after Clayton County Sheriff's deputies arrested him at an East Point plasma donation center on Cleveland Avenue Wednesday.
MORROW—Members of Clayton County's Vietnamese community will celebrate Lunar New Year, or Tet Nguyen Dan ("Feast of the First Morning of the First Day"), with a two-day celebration at the Morrow Center, 1180 Southlake Cir. at Southlake Mall Jan. 25 and 26. This year marks the Year of the Rat.
Whether you support Donald Trump or think he is guilty of nefarious deeds regarding Ukraine, he is not going to be removed from office unless Republicans have a death wish. This, despite ponderous pontifications by liberals that at least 10 Republicans senators will turn on him and provide a constitutional majority for removal. Right now, I see only Mitt Romney, who probably would like to run for president (again), and a couple of others so inclined. This is all about the 2020 election. Trump is his own worst enemy with intemperate tweets and unnecessary insults. The fact is the stock market is at an all-time high and unemployment is at historic lows. He has gotten China to the table on tariff issues that should have been addressed a long time ago and he made a charcoal briquet out of a jive-talking Iranian terrorist intent on doing us harm. Were this Barack Obama or Bill Clinton, the national media would be wetting itself. ...
Trump's call to Ukraine's president, which is at the heart of the impeachment articles, does not meet the standard of seriously harming the public or compromising the president's ability to do his job as shown by the China trade deal and the USMCA trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada, both signed and passed days after impeachment.
In recent days, I’ve read several articles on the accusation of cheating in three sports — baseball, golf and football (infractions). And these are certainly not the only sports who have issues with this kind of accusation either in the past or present.
GM and Honda, automakers with more than 160 years of experience between them, have thrown tradition out the window by unveiling the Origin, a new self-driving vehicle.
FOREST PARK—A proposed ordinance that would allow some Forest Park city employees to carry firearms on city property but not in city vehicles went back to the drawing board after an extended debate at the Jan. 22 City Council meeting. The proposed ordinance follows a July 2, 2019 incident in…
FOREST PARK—A Forest Park Fire and Emergency Services firefighter paramedic was hospitalized after he was stabbed at a Macon Circle K Monday.
JONESBORO—The Clayton County Board of Commissioners will decide whether to join other local entities in approving a 15th MARTA contract amendment at its Jan. 21 meeting.
MORROW — Students from Babb and Rex Mill middle schools were recognized by the Clayton County Water Authority earlier this month for their winning entries in the authority’s annual Model Water Tower Competition.
JONESBORO — Congressman David Scott has nominated 19 students from the state’s 13th District, of which Clayton County is a part, for admission to a U.S. military academy.
MORROW — Morrow City Council chambers were standing-room only Jan. 14 for the inauguration of Mayor John Lampl and councilmembers Khoa Vuong and Van Tran.
FOREST PARK — Employees of Forest Park who hold a Georgia Weapons Carry License could get permission to pack on city property under a proposed ordinance.
Google controls the way most of the world surfs the internet, with its Chrome browser accounting for more than half the global market. Now, it's planning to get rid of the way companies and advertisers track Chrome's millions of users.
Another session of the General Assembly is upon us. This is an election year and there will be more posturing under the Gold Dome than a prima ballerina in a performance of “Swan Lake.”
I was preaching a series of sermons in a small town, and on one of the days an elderly gentleman came up to me during lunch. He said, “I know what it is to be frightened.”
JONESBORO—Javaries Wilson, who Riverdale Police had named as the suspect in three peeping Tom incidents at two locations, faced a judge Wednesday morning after his arrest in Fairburn.
The necessities of World War II created thousands of new jobs, soldiers, airmen, sailors, assembly line workers, and out-of-the-ordinary occupations like the pigeoneer.
JONESBORO — Heavy rainfall over the last several days has challenged the Clayton County Water Authority’s sanitary sewer lines.
JONESBORO — Clayton County is celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday with parades and ceremonies honoring the slain civil rights leader.
FOREST PARK — Pastor Elliott Yancey hadn’t been on the job at First Baptist Church of Forest Park two weeks when a man sitting in his office pulled out a knife.
FOREST PARK — Forest Park Police are asking the public to help identify two men suspected of robbing the Citgo at 5428 Old Dixie Road on Jan. 2.
JONESBORO — The Clayton County Police Department says it has partnered with Ring, the video doorbell company, in what it calls a “non-traditional” version of Neighborhood Watch.
Delta Air Lines is the only major US carrier without a 737 Max in its fleet. And that just helped it to post very strong fourth quarter and full-year profits.
Georgia Senate leaders cast the prospects for new legalized gambling in doubt Monday on the first day of the 2020 legislative session.
ATLANTA — Titus Jeshua Lamb will spend 19 years in federal prison, followed by five years’ supervised release, for a series of robberies, including three banks in Morrow, McDonough and Fayetteville, between Dec. 11, 2014, and June 4, 2015.
MORROW—The city of Morrow will swear in new mayor John Lampl and new City Council members Khoa Vuong and Van Tran, joining Councilmembers Renee S. Knight and Dorothy Dean, at Tuesday's regular meeting.
LAKE CITY—Students at Forest Park High School and Babb Middle School went on lockdown Friday afternoon as Clayton County Sheriff's deputies and SWAT coaxed three men out of a home in the 1200 block of Trahlyta Terrace.
RIVERDALE — Riverdale Police Chief Todd Spivey says the Riverdale Police Department has identified Javaries Wilson, 35, as the suspect in recent peeping Tom incidents around town and that he will be charged with peeping Tom. A warrant was pending as of press time, Spivey said.
RIVERDALE—The Riverdale Police Department and Clayton County Sheriff's Office want to know who has been peeping into people's windows in Riverdale.
REX — The Clayton County Sheriff’s Department has arrested a man who faces child molestation and stalking charges after he was found at a Rex school bus stop — allegedly with a bottle of pink nail polish in his pocket.
A standing room-only crowd at the Atlanta Motor Speedway demonstrated that a possible resort and casino in the area might have the support of the community.