Georgia lawmakers left the Gold Dome early Thursday after passing legislation loaded with business tax breaks and firing a shot across the bow of Delta Air Lines for criticizing a controversial election law overhaul.
ATLANTA – On March 30, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division learned of a widespread system outage affecting the transmission of information to and from vehicle emissions inspection stations in Georgia. A
eit Electric has announced plans to open a distribution center in McDonough, creating 120 jobs and investing more than $25 million in the project. The distribution center will be the company's first on the East Coast.
State Rep. Demetrius Douglas, D-Stockbridge, announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide financial resources for families who incurred funeral expenses for a loved one who died as a result of COVID-19 last year.
ATLANTA — She did it! Thirteen-year-old Ananya Augustine from Eagle’s Landing Middle School in Henry County was declared Georgia’s 2021 spelling champion after completing a Zoom spell-off with runner-up Long Nguyen from Sweetwater Middle School in Gwinnett County.
MCDONOUGH – The Heritage Community Foundation will hold its sixth annual golf classic on Monday, May 3 at Sun City Peachtree Golf Club in Griffin.
JONESBORO — A man wanted in Henry County for faking car trouble and robbing a good Samaritan who stopped to help was arrested last week by Clayton County sheriff’s deputies.
Motorists in Henry and Clayton counties are cautioned that double-lane closures will again be in effect this weekend on I-75 northbound in Clayton County.
The Arabia Mountain PATH trail system now includes a 1.3-mile segment into Henry County, further expanding the now over 34-mile contiguous trail.
Tickets are on sale for the Atlanta rounds of the 2021 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, season.
Southern Crescent Women In Business has teamed up with The Coca Cola Company to assist female entrepreneurs in the region.
Are you ready to rock? This March, get out and explore Georgia’s granite giants – Arabia, Panola, and Stone Mountains – during the annual Monadnock Madness.
MCDONOUGH — The McDonough Lions Club is accepting applications for the 2021 Geranium Festival, though it’s unclear if the event, tentatively scheduled for May 15, will actually happen this year.
McDONOUGH — The Henry County Sheriff’s Office has hired basketball great Shaquille O’Neal as its Director of Community Relations.
McDONOUGH — Now that Christmas is over and the ornaments and holiday decor are going back into storage, many of us are asking ourselves the annual question of what to do with the tree.
STOCKBRIDGE — Panola Mountain State Park rangers are giving residents an opportunity to leave 2020 behind and welcome the New Year with guided hikes on Jan. 1.
McDONOUGH — Southern Crescent Women in Business have opened a new center aimed at assisting female entrepreneurs and women in business with training, develop partnerships and assist with the growth of female-owned businesses.
Do you know a high school student who is interested in science and craves a hands-on learning environment? Then check out the University of Georgia’s Young Scholars Internship Program (YSP).
ATLANTA — To ease the stresses of the holiday season the Georgia Department of Transportation has announced the suspension of construction-related lane closures on heavily traveled interstate highways and state routes near major shopping areas and tourist locations from 5 a.m. Dec. 23 to 10 …
STOCKBRIDGE — When a big white dog resembling the abominable snowman showed up in the Windsong Plantation neighborhood in Stockbridge, residents didn’t know what to think.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on the proposed I-75 Commercial Vehicle Lanes project in Butts, Henry, Lamar, Monroe and Spalding counties.
After interviewing more than 300 veterans for my article series “A Veteran’s Story,” I’ve noticed that one belief among our living warriors is continuously voiced and heartfelt: There are no surviving heroes.
Motorists are being advised to expect delays on I-75 in Henry and Clayton counties due to a concrete rehabilitation project underway on a 6-mile stretch of the roadway.
Ken’s Foods, a family-owned dressings and condiments maker, will invest $103 million and create 70 news jobs at its Henry County manufacturing and distribution facilities.
STOCKBRIDGE – With cooler weather just around the corner, coming with it is the flu season, a period that usually peaks between December and February but can last as late as May.
Gov. Brian P. Kemp on Wednesday announced that international e-commerce company Radial Inc. will invest $40 million in opening a new fulfillment center in Locust Grove.
MCDONOUGH — A man wanted for allegedly shooting three people in Clayton County on Sept. 23 and accused of robbing a Waffle House in Henry County and shooting a woman in the head Thursday morning is now in custody, according to the Clayton County Police Department.
MCDONOUGH — The fall season kicks off on Sept. 22 bringing with it one of Mother Nature’s most spectacular and colorful events — the changing of the leaves.
State Rep. Rhonda Burnough, D-Riverdale, is encouraging residents in House District 77 to participate in the 2020 U.S. Census before the Sept. 30 deadline. As of Sept. 1, Georgia’s self-response rate was 60.2 percent, which is behind the national average of 64.6 percent; Clayton County’s response rate was 57.4 percent.
MORROW — Clayton County Water Authority’s Small Local Business Enterprise Program is hosting a virtual workshop “How to Do Business with Clayton County Water Authority.”
Without any advance notice, the Henry County Board of Commissioners moved Tuesday night to remove the Confederate monument from the McDonough square.
The Hampton Business & Merchants Association is hosting the annual Yellow Pollen Festival Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown historic Hampton.
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.
The Georgia Senate passed legislation Tuesday aimed at shielding businesses and health-care providers from lawsuits filed by people who have contracted coronavirus since March.
Like many of you, I have worked from home for the past three months, and it has given me a chance to familiarize myself with my new surroundings. It turns out that this place I’ve slept and watched ballgames on weekends for thirty years needed a few repairs. My wife says she has informed me about these problems in the past, but I was apparently distracted by the Braves and SEC football.
We all have them, tucked away in our memory bank. The songs that make us smile, often many decades after we first heard them. In many cases, we heard them when we were growing up. They were blaring from the car radio, or our older sibling’s transistor radio, hidden and tucked under the pillow. We didn’t have a care in the world. We had our health, our cherished family members were alive, and we did everything together. We sang during family road trips, or living room dance sessions. Sometimes we didn’t even know the words, and we definitely didn’t know the meanings. It didn’t matter.
ATLANTA — Georgia is lagging in its count of the 2020 U.S. Census as outreach workers struggle reaching communities in isolated areas for counting amid the coronavirus pandemic.
MCDONOUGH — From late summer into fall, Southerners start looking for muscadines — a popular grape native to the Southeastern U.S. Selections run from the dark purple, thick-skinned traditional muscadine to a light golden-green variety. Soon, growers and consumers can add a new red variety t…