COLLEGE PARK — Police are investigating the death of a 19-year-old man who was found lying face down in the grass Thursday night.
COLLEGE PARK—Clayton County Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man whose body was found in College Park near Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
JONESBORO — Clayton County students are readying to return to school on Aug. 5. To help with school supplies, The Douglas Brothers Foundation is hosting its 10th Annual Back-to-School Bash.
JONESBORO—Property owners in Clayton County can expect higher property taxes, thanks to the Federal Aviation Administration taking away the county's airport jet fuel sales tax. However, your bill will vary according to your tax district or city, your home's assessed value and any exemptions …
KNOCK! KNOCK! KNOCK!“Folks, may I have your attention, please! My name is Figby and I have been asked to convene a short meeting of members of the General Assembly this morning.”
You had to be there 50 years ago, and I was. As a young reporter for a local TV station in Houston, I frequently visited NASA (“the space base,” we dubbed it), met many of the astronauts and reported on their exploits.
This past Christmas Eve, we had just returned from a candlelight church service back to the Peabody Hotel in Memphis to have dinner at the hotel’s Italian restaurant, Cappacio’s.
JONESBORO—Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services will recognize a young hero at the Clayton County Board of Commissioners meeting on July 16.
JONESBORO — Some 50 anglers made their way to the riverbank Saturday morning to drop their lines in the water to catch a mess of fish for dinner or win a prize for hooking the largest fish at the third Fishing Derby held this year at Clayton County International Park.
RIVERDALE — Clayton County Police say a 19-year-old woman was shot in the head during an attempted robbery Sunday night at the Anthos at Chase Ridge Apartments in Riverdale.
EATONTON — Step inside the Georgia Writers Museum downtown in Eatonton, and you’ll come face to face with a literary ghost. Frank Lebby Stanton was Georgia’s first poet laureate, an editorial writer and a popular columnist for the Atlanta Constitution from 1888 to 1927.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety division helps celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the national Rapid Response Team framework, which was established through the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
JONESBORO — At long last, commuters, residents, and people passing through Clayton County can pull over for a doppio, a spinach feta wrap or a mocha Frappucino, no whip.
JONESBORO — If you get a phone call seeking donations for an outfit called "Firefighter Alliance," you might want to think twice about giving out your financial information.
FOREST PARK — Forest Park Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men suspected of holding up the Cash America Pawn on July 8.
FOREST PARK — A woman is fighting for her life after Clayton County Police say her husband shot her during a domestic dispute, then fatally shot himself.
ATLANTA — State Rep. Mike Glanton, D-Jonesboro, in partnership with the Beauty Master Foundation, announced new scholarship opportunities for high school seniors.
JONESBORO — In preparation for the new school year starting on Aug. 5, Clayton County Public Schools has planned a Meet & Greet for teachers, parents and students.
FOREST PARK — The family of a resident of Governor’s Glen Memory Care and Assisted Living says a 94-year-old woman was sexually assaulted there last year and has filed suit in State Court.
PLYMOUTH NOTCH, Ver. -- Rep. Justin Amash has left the Republican Party and will now represent Michigan's third congressional district as an Independent. In a Washington Post op-ed, he wrote: "I've become disenchanted with party politics and frightened by what I see from it. The two-party system has evolved into an existential threat to American principles and institutions."
I called them the Three Wise Men. They came not bearing gifts of gold, myrrh and frankincense. They brought service, dedication and integrity. And as with all wise men, they lived their example.
JONESBORO — Six Clayton County Police officers who are being hailed as heroes after rescuing a man from a burning mobile home are up for commendations. Bodycam video of the rescue documented their selfless actions.
JONESBORO — The crowd seemed to know that the music would be banging all evening when Kam Breeding brought the house down singing the national anthem to open the BBQ Blues, Brews and Soul Independence Day Concert Saturday at Lee Street Park.
So often we Americans celebrate the Fourth of July with hot dogs, hamburgers, pizzas, homemade ice cream and family get-togethers. We hear speeches or read articles with some mention of liberty, justice and the American way. We watch or participate in such things as road races or other special contests.
JONESBORO — In the second federal disability discrimination settlement in Clayton County in recent weeks, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says a Kroger location in Jonesboro will pay $40,000 to a disabled employee after unlawfully firing him.
JONESBORO — After having sent staff back to the drawing board to review benefit proposals for more than 2,600 Clayton County employees, the Board of Commissioners adopted a new package for fiscal year 2020 on July 2.
McDONOUGH — A Stockbridge man is being held without bond in the Henry County Jail after police say he allegedly got into an argument with a man at a dollar store June 6, followed him home and fatally shot him with a 12-gauge shotgun. James Blake McAllister, 37, also was charged with kidnapping a woman, who police say was able to tip off a clerk to call 911.
COLLEGE PARK — Clayton County Police officers have arrested a man they say was carrying drugs and breaking into cars in College Park.
MORROW — Morrow Police and Clayton County Sheriff's deputies are on the hunt for a pair of carjackers who wrecked a stolen SUV at the Chevron at 2355 Mt. Zion Pkwy. on July 2.
Politics keeps getting weirder by the day. That must be frustrating to the wingnuts on both extremes of the political spectrum who think a middle ground doesn’t exist.
JONESBORO—The Clayton County Board of Commissioners has a number of construction projects and contracts on tonight's consent agenda for the board's first meeting of the new fiscal year.
The likelihood I would ever be invited to serve on a network panel questioning the Democratic presidential candidates is equivalent to an invitation to take the next trip to the moon.
Loving America does not mean that we ignore her faults, past or present. It does not mean that we are unaware of her inequalities or injustices that must be challenged and changed.