JONESBORO—The Clayton County Board of Commissioners has a hefty agenda for its regular meeting June 18.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Norcross mother reported missing more than two years ago has been identified as a murder victim in Clayton County following DNA testing.
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.
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.
MORROW — Some people enjoy a mimosa or a Bloody Mary with Sunday brunch. An ordinance under consideration at the Morrow City Council’s June 11 work session may give voters a shot at placing their alcohol orders here instead of inside the Perimeter.
JONESBORO — The Clayton County Public Schools’ Department of School Counseling and Exceptional Students is hosting a Champions 4 All Parent University Tuesday.
ATLANTA — State Rep. Mike Glanton, D-Jonesboro, has been appointed to the Education Committee of the Council of State Governments‘ (CSG) Southern Legislative Caucus (SLC).
JONESBORO — Da’Jon Jackson, a volunteer at G.W. Northcutt Elementary School, has been awarded the 2019 Georgia Parent Leadership Award from the Georgia Department of Education and Georgia Parent Teacher Association.
JONESBORO—Highlights of Tuesday's Clayton County Board of Commissioners meeting will include MARTA's quarterly briefing; ending the Clayton Center Community Service Board's contract for alcohol and drug services; vending machine services; requests for police, fire and EMS purchases; a propo…
JONESBORO — One person is in custody but the Jonesboro Police Department is still looking for the second suspect in a holdup at a Tara Boulevard gas station — and they hope the public can help identify him.
Meals will be provided to all children without charge. School sites will serve Monday-Thursday in June and Monday-Friday in July. Community sites will serve meals Monday-Friday in June and July. All food service locations will be closed on July 4.
JONESBORO — Magnolia House and Garden is teaming up with the Clayton County Humane Society for a Pancakes & Puppies fundraiser.
FOREST PARK — A credit card fraud scheme that hit 20 states and several metro Atlanta Rally's and Checkers locations also affects customers at a Forest Park location.