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Man wanted for murder in middle GA captured in Riverdale

Clayton County Sheriff's deputies worked fast after receiving a tip pinpointing the location of a wanted murder suspect. Corey Humes is accused of shooting and killing a man after a drug deal that went bad in Houston County. On Thursday, police said they received a tip that said Humes was in a vehic

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-22 17:36:39

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

Georgia State Rep. Valencia Stovall to host annual Career and Job Fair

State Rep. Valencia Stovall (District 74) will host her fifth annual Career and Job Fair on Thursday, Sept. 21 from 1-4 p.m. Job seekers are encouraged to attend this event for an opportunity to meet and network with over 40 employers. The Career and Job Fair will take place at the Forest Park Recre

THEATLANTAVOICE.COM - 2017-09-22 17:11:00

Football: Lovejoy holds off Drew for region win

Lovejoy's Brenden Williams runs for a touchdown during Friday's game against Drew. (Special Photo: Ben Ennis) Drew's Jordan Lee holds on to a pass during Friday's game against Lovejoy. (Special Photo: Ben Ennis) Lovejoy's Zion Custis rushed for nearly 300 yards and three touchdowns during Friday's g

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-09-23 13:43:00

Suspect named in death of former high school football QB

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Three years ago, he helped lead his high school football team to the state championship. Now his family is trying to understand why he's gone. Rodricous Gates was the quarterback of Mundy's Mill High's football team in Jonesboro, Ga. from 2012 to 2014. His life ended outside o

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-09-21 22:51:01

Board of Health hosting school-based flu clinics

JONESBORO - The Clayton County Board of Health is hosting school-based flu clinics this month. Students enrolled in Clayton County Schools and without insurance coverage are eligible to get a free flu shot from 2:30 to 6 p.m. at the following schools: McGarrah Elementary, 2201 Lake Harbin Road in M

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-09-21 18:31:00

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

Woman killed in two-car crash in Forest Park

FOREST PARK - A woman was killed and a man seriously injured in a Wednesday night two-car collision at Ga. Highway 42 and Oak Circle in Forest Park. Clayton County police officers responding to the crash at about 7:40 p.m. located one vehicle, a Honda Accord, overturned in a drainage ditch. They dis

CLAYTON NEWS DAILY - 2017-09-21 18:07:00

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


Union Grove High sophomore Michael Reese has won this week's Fan's Choice Football Player of the Week Poll with 493 votes. Reese's total was good for 51 percent of the vote. He edged out Eagle's Landing High's Logan Friddell (332 votes, 34 percent), ELCA's Austin Reed (76 votes, 8 percent) and Stock

HENRY COUNTY DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-21 20:18:00

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

Horse helpers need help after Irma's damage

For 20 years, Flying Change Equine Therapy and horse rescue near Fairburn has helped those with requiring all types of therapy needs. Now Flying Change needs help after Tropical Storm Irma caused more than $20,000 in damages. Executive Director Lissa Corcoran on Friday said the storm damaged fencing

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 18:59:22

Pastors, leaders conference at Berean

Conference leaders Dr. Jasmin "Jazz" Sculark and Rev. Dr. Jamal-Harrison Bryant will motivate church-goers about progressive ministry at the 2017 Pastors and Leaders Conference at Berean Christian Church in Stone Mountain. The conference, presented by the church and Kerwin B. Lee Ministries, takes p

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 10:00:00

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

(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 traveling for work a bit more in the coming months as companies try to wrap

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

Scholar preacher at Greenforest Women's Day

Scholar, preacher and hospitality consultant Allison M. Henderson-Brooks will be the featured speaker at Greenforest Community Baptist Church Women's Day service on Sept. 24. Brooks, who is youth coordinator at New Life Presbyterian Church in College Park, will speak at the church's 7:45 and 10:45 a

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 10:00:00

"Let's get talking" roundtable helps women connect with each other

Women are gathering Sept. 30 to discuss gratitude, relationships, spirituality, wellness and work life balance at What Matters Most Women's inaugural roundtable "Let's Get Talking" in Atlanta. Approximately 100 women are expected to attend from 10 to 3 p.m. at Airport Marriott 4711 Best Road. Attend

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 10:00:00

Chefs Galore to dish at St. Philip AME

More than 100 chefs will prepare and serve some of their finest dishes at St. Philip AME Church's fifth annual Chefs Galore on Oct. 7. The popular event which offers unlimited food tastings, takes place noon to 3 p.m. at the church at 240 Candler Road SE in Atlanta. Registration for chefs and cooks

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 10:00:00

DeKalb counts Irma's cost

DeKalb County is still calculating the cost of Tropical Storm Irma, which downed hundreds of trees and power lines, closing more than 100 roads throughout the county Sept. 11.Rosie Manins/CrossRoadsNews DeKalb County is counting the cost of Tropical Storm Irma, almost two weeks after it swept gale-f

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 20:01:00

Steep bonds for 3 suspects in violent riot on Georgia Tech campus

The three people arrested during a protest on the Georgia Tech campus were all granted bond Wednesday. But getting out of the Fulton County jail will come with a price: The bonds range from $20,000 to $107,500. Vincent Castillenti, 31, of Decatur; Jacob Wilson, 22, of Atlanta, and Andrew Monden, 20