President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he will nominate Gene Scalia, former Justice Antonin Scalia's son, as secretary of labor -- replacing Alex Acosta, who resigned over the fallout from the plea deal he negotiated for Jeffrey Epstein in 2008.
Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis delivered an emotional speech condemning President Donald Trump's racist tweets on Tuesday, slamming the President for using racist language against four Democratic congresswomen of color.
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.
Cities have put spikes on ledges, installed bars on park benches and enacted tent prohibitions to keep homeless people from sleeping in public.
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 …
Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison plus 30 years, and was ordered to pay $12.6 billion in forfeiture. It was likely the last time he will be seen in public before going to Colorado's Supermax prison.
Justice John Paul Stevens, who was nominated to the Supreme Court by Republican President Gerald Ford in 1975 in the wake of Watergate and stepped down almost 35 years later as a leader for the liberal side of the bench, has died. He was 99.
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.
President Donald Trump redoubled his attacks on a quartet of Democratic congresswomen Monday, insisting they leave the United States if they continue complaining about his policies.
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.
Democrats condemned the Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids as "inhumane," saying they are dividing US communities and tearing families apart.
The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team got a boost in their fight for equal pay on Sunday when sponsor Proctor and Gamble announced a donation of $529,000 -- $23,000 for each of the 23 players -- to the USWNT players association.
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.
Amazon has successfully invented a new shopping holiday, a kind of Black Friday in July. The e-commerce giant and its retail competitors are set to capitalize on shoppers dishing out on everything from clothes to televisions next week.
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is the only Democratic presidential candidate who has been forthcoming about the costs and ramifications of "Medicare for All," Joe Biden told reporters Friday.
McDONOUGH—Doctor visits, a heartbreaking encounter in a Walmart and wrangling over allowing a teddy bear in court marked Friday's testimony in the murder trial of Jennifer and Joseph Rosenbaum. The pair are charged in the 2015 death of foster child Laila Daniel.
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.
President Donald Trump has announced Friday that Labor Secretary Alex Acosta has resigned, a move that comes after furor over a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein.
Vermont's Capitol Police have quite the mystery on their hands after a visitor pointed out a possible cannabis plant growing in the flower beds on the front lawn.
Reports said hundreds turned out for the 28-year-old's funeral services Thursday. He had served in the Hall County Sheriff's Office for roughly three years. He left behind his wife, 9-year-old and 4-month-old sons.
Gov. Brian P. Kemp today that Kroger, one of the nation’s leading grocery retailers, and Ocado Solutions – a company specializing in cloud, robotics, and IT for retailers – will join forces to build a new Kroger distribution facility in Forest Park, creating 410 jobs and investing $121 million.
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to begin the previously postponed raids across the country Sunday to arrest thousands of migrant families who already have court orders to be removed, according to a US official.
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.
An armored truck's door sprang open Tuesday night on Interstate 285 on the north side of Atlanta, spilling cash across the highway.
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.