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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

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

Public safety agencies hosting emergency preparedness meeting

JONESBORO - The Clayton County Board of Health, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response and county and municipal safety agencies are joining forces to conduct a Public Health Neighborhood Watch Emergency Preparedness meeting next month. The event is planned for Nov. 4 from noon until 2:30 p.m.

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-09-20 20:01:00

Morrow police, fire departments to purchase new equipment

The Morrow Police Department will be purchasing body cameras through Axon, the same company that manufactures Taser brand stun guns. (Special Photo) MORROW - The City Council at its last meeting approved expenditure requests that will make way for the purchase of body cameras for the Morrow Police D

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-09-20 20:58:00

Police: Man shot in Riverdale was followed from payday loan business

RIVERDALE - The man injured during a Sept. 1 shooting on Powers Street was followed from a nearby payday loan business and accosted at gunpoint, police said Monday. The incident has been under investigation with the Riverdale Police Department. An initial investigation did not reveal a motive, but C

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-09-20 19:59:00

Woman killed in Forest Park crash, charges pending against 70-year-old

FOREST PARK, GA - A woman died after being pinned in her car for several hours after a collision in Forest Park. Clayton County Police responded to the intersection of Highway 42 and Oak Circle after getting reports of a collision after 7:40 p.m. on Wednesday September 20. When officers arrived, the

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-21 08:30:35

Fayette OKs look at multi-use bridge across Sandy Creek

A concept study for a multi-use bridge along Veterans Parkway over Sandy Creek and funding for the final project was approved Sept. 15 by the Fayette County Commission. Public Works Director Phil Mallon told commissioners that, as part of the 2013 Annexation Consent Agreement with Fayetteville for t

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 18:34:32

Real Talk -- When Was The Last Time You Enjoyed Your Business Trip?

Smiling businesswoman is using her digital tablet in the city.Eva-Katalin (NewsUSA) -It's hard to believe that 2017 is more than halfway over and that fall is in the air. With that, life starts to speed up as kids head back to school, holidays loom just around the corner, and you may find yourself t

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 19:34:47

Hampton budget comments result in Friday budget review meeting

HAMPTON - The Hampton City Council agreed to host a special meeting Friday to consider changes to the proposed fiscal year 2018 budget after suggestions were made during the Tuesday City Council meeting. One of the suggestions included adding an estimated $400,000 to install a second electrical feed

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 20:04:00

Clara A. Valencia, age 81

Clara Valencia Mrs. Clara A. Valencia, age 81 of Jonesboro, Ga. passed away September 11, 2017. She is survived by her husband: Tony Valencia, son: Glenn A. Valencia and wife The Honorable Kathy Brown Valencia of Peachtree City, Ga., daughters: Vicki Marie McIntyre of Hampton, Ga. and Doreen Ann Val

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 14:15:23

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

Man suspected of stealing trash bag full of cigarettes from Walmart sought by police

STOCKBRIDGE - Police are searching for the man who managed to pilfer more than $1,000 in cigarettes stuffed inside a large black trash bag from a Stockbridge Walmart. The theft occurred around 5:30 a.m. on Aug. 28 at the North Henry Boulevard superstore. According to a report filed with the Henry Co

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 17:52:00

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


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

CHURCH BULLETIN: News and events from Henry and Clayton counties' churches

Sept. 24 Turner United Methodist Church invites all to their 195th homecoming at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24. There will be a traditional worship service filled with music and memories followed by a covered dish lunch in the fellowship hall. Share a church memory at Facebook.com/TurnerUnitedMethodistCh

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-09-19 13:55:00

Prep Schedule for Week of Sept. 18

Prep schedule this week features a loaded softball and football slate. (Special Photo: Jeff Hurndon Photography) Softball Monday Stockbridge at Union Grove, 12 p.m. Jones County at Union Grove, 5 p.m. Salem at Luella, 5:30 p.m. Strong Rock at Calvary Day, 5:30 p.m. Druid Hills at Henry County, 5:55

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-18 18:01:00

Accused killer of Stockbridge student pleads not guilty, is granted bond

McDONOUGH - Judge Brian Amero expressed concern about granting bond for Dexter De'Shawn Covington, the Atlanta man accused in the May murder of Jesse Thomas, but said he was bound by state law to do so. "The court has no discretion on the issue of whether or not to grant bond after 90 days," Amero s

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 20:33:00

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

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


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