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Clayton County police search for woman who went missing noon Tuesday

JONESBORO, Ga. -- Police in Clayton County are on the lookout for a missing woman near Jonesboro, Georgia. Authorities said 48-year-old Patricia Jones was last seen at around noon on Tuesday after leaving her home at Carrington Park Apartments. Now, hours later, she has still not returned. Authoriti

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-20 05:34:07

Shouldn't mural include lynching?

The mural located behind the dais in Tyrone's Town Hall has recently been the topic of much debate as to whether or not the image it presents is appropriate. This is both for the historical representation and the location behind the center of town business and civic engagement. I attended the meetin

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-19 21:07:32

Park plans for Jonesboro Road finally coming to fruition though cost remains unknown

STOCKBRIDGE - For more than a decade plans for a Jonesboro Road property in McDonough have been at the center of turmoil, which continued Monday as the City Council eventually approved a plan for a park on the property. Some council members were concerned that there were no cost estimates provided f

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 18:50:00

Waterfalls Medical Practice: Ultimate convenience means better quality of care

Getting to your physician's office for a visit can sometimes be a challenge, especially for those of us who are Seniors and who may have to depend on someone else to take us to the doctor. Dr. Irene Omotoso (say Oh-MO-toe-show), Founder and CMO of Waterfalls Medical Practice, has finally solved that

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-19 02:02:18

Police charge duo in former high school football standout's death

When police asked a lease-holder about a man seen leaving her apartment on the day of a deadly shooting, she lied, police said. Shantavier Willis gave detectives a fake name for the man police suspected in the Aug. 6 shooting death of 20-year-old Rodricous Gates Jr., Clayton County police spokeswoma


Man steals over $1K of cigarettes from Walmart, police still searching

STOCKBRIDGE, GA - Police need help locating a suspect who shoplifted from a Walmart located on 5600 North Henry Blvd, Stockbridge, Ga. On Monday, August 28, at 5:30 a.m., a black male shoplifted $1,120 worth of cigarettes and fled in a white, single-cab truck. Police are asking anyone with informat

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-19 07:33:39

Clayton County Calendar of Events

Sept. 23 Street Festival Join the city of Jonesboro Sept. 23 from noon to 8 p.m. for the second annual Downtown Street Festival. The festival will feature food truck options, street vendors, kids play zones and live music. Vendor opportunities are available by contacting events@jonesboroga.com. Sept

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-09-19 14:00:00

Juveniles captured after collision with police, shooting at officer

Two juveniles are in jail after allegedly stealing a vehicle, crashing into a Jonesboro police officer's car and later firing shots at that officer. When the officer spotted the juveniles in the vehicle on Sunday, the duo tried to evade arrest and ended up in a head-on collision with the officer, th


Juveniles arrested after leading chase in stolen car, shooting at police

Two young men were arrested after Clayton County Sheriff's deputies said they led police on a chase and crashed into a patrol car. On Sunday, police said two juveniles were in a stolen vehicle as they drove away from Jonesboro Police and ended up crashing head-on with a police cruiser. The boys ran

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-18 10:21:13

Pets of the Week - Eclaire & Hercules

Eclaire is a good-looking girl, probably a boxer mix. As a bonus, she has a marvelous personality. Check her out by asking to see Eclaire, 8-8 (1762) at the Henry County Animal Care and Control Shelter, 527 Hampton St. in McDonough. The shelter is open 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m.-noon

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-09-19 14:19:00

Suspect named in murder of former Mundy's Mill quarterback

JONESBORO - Police have identified a suspect in the August fatal shooting of former Mundy's Mill High quarterback Rodricous Gates. Gates was shot and killed the night of Aug. 6 while visiting friends at the Hampton Downs Apartments. Gates' friends, Shantavier Willis and a previously unknown man, had

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-09-18 22:29:00

Henry County's most wanted

James Deshon Toles, 17, of College Park is wanted on a charge of armed robbery. The warrant has been outstanding since Sept. 4. Anyone with information is asked to call the Henry County Sheriff's Office at 770-288-7103. Javier Juwan Zolicoffer, 18, of Ellenwood is wanted on two counts of armed robbe

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 16:06:00

Georgia Bone and Joint: Where total hip replacement patients are walking same-day

Seventeen years ago, four local orthopedic physicians had a vision: a practice of top-notch doctors with a dedicated outpatient surgery center to make access to treatment easier and more convenient for patients. In 2000, those four physicians opened Georgia Bone and Joint in Newnan. Two years later,

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-19 02:18:34

Neighbors on alert after man is shot and killed in east Atlanta

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - DeKalb County police are trying to figure out who shot and killed a man early Monday morning in the basement apartment he rented off Phillips Road. "It was like three shots bam, bam, bam," neighbor Ed Grant told Channel 2' Liz Artz. Ed Grant told Channel 2's Liz Artz Monday he h

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-09-18 23:54:26

Woman hit by a car on I-20 WB, transported to hospital

ATLANTA - A woman was hit by a car on Interstate 20 going westbound at Moreland Avenue. Police say she was walking on the highway but the reason is unknown at this time. She was transported to Grady in critical but stable condition. Atlanta Police is investigating the incident and the driver of the

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-19 07:17:31

Two killed, third airlifted after accident in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. -- Police have shut down a roadway in Forsyth County after a deadly crash, Monday afternoon. The crash happened at the intersection of Atlanta Highway and Castleberry Road near Fowler Park. While the details of the accident are still limited, authorities did confirm that two were

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-18 19:57:35

Delivery driver returns fire after armed robbery attempt in northeast Atlanta

ATLANTA -- A delivery driver and a robbery suspect are both recovering after an attempted robbery that turned into a shootout. Atlanta police said the shooting happened around 10 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Mellrich Avenue and Wisteria Way - the northeastern edge of the Kirkwood neighborhood. Police

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-20 05:18:10

Atlanta City Council approves transferring Atlanta Streetcar to MARTA

At its meeting Sept. 18, the Atlanta City Council approved an ordinance transferring all assets and operations of the Atlanta Streetcar to the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA). The mayor, or his designee, is now authorized to transfer all Atlanta Streetcar operations, including,

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 18:18:00

Police investigating SW Atlanta shooting

Atlanta Police are investigating a shooting in Southwest Atlanta in the Oakland City neighborhood Sunday night. Police said the call came in around 11:14 p.m. and police arrived at the 1200 block of Oakland Terrace SW to find a man shot in the hip. According to a witness who spoke with police, the

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-18 12:29:11

GPTC recognizes new U.S. citizens during 14th Annual Citizenship Celebration

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) hosted its 14th Annual Constitution Day and U.S. Citizenship Celebration on its DeKalb Campus in partnership with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Fifty candidates for citizenship participated in a naturalization ceremo

COVINGTON NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:56:00