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Armed robbers sought by Fayetteville police

Two armed robbers who struck the Dollar General store in Fayetteville on Sept. 19 are being sought by Fayetteville police. There were no injuries in the incident. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said two men entered the Dollar General store on Banks Road on Sept. 19 at approxim

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-21 15:49:37

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

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

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

Instacart rolls out online grocery delivery locally

Instacart, the technology-driven on-demand grocery delivery service, announced a large expansion which began last month to serve an additional 495,000 households across metro Atlanta, including Douglasville, Lithia Springs and Villa Rica. Residents can order from their favorite retailers like Publix

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2017-09-22 12:30:00

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

8,000 pounds of sod spilled onto south Fulton highway

A truck lost an 8,000-pound load of sod, shutting down a south Fulton County highway for more than two hours Wednesday morning. Crews from the Georgia Department of Transportation responded and removed the sod from westbound Ga. 92 near Butner Road in the Fairburn area, agency spokeswoman Natalie Da


Holy Trinity's Fr. John Murphy to speak at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran as part of reformation celebration

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will welcome Father John Murphy of Holy Trinity Catholic Church to worship services Sept. 23-24. Fr. Murphy, who has served Holy Trinity since 2011, will speak on Saturday at 6 p.m.; on Sunday at 8:30, 10:50, and 11 a.m. These special services ar

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 14:53:56

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

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

Jerry C. Flury, 76, of Tyrone

Jerry Flury Jerry C. Flury, 76, of Tyrone, Ga. went to be with his Lord on September 10, 2017. Jerry passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. Jerry was born in Atlanta, Ga. on February 6, 1941 to the late Carlos and Virginia Flury. He grew up going to Capitol View Baptist Church,

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 14:20:39

Fayette NAACP on Tyrone's controversial mural: 'Consider our views'

Issues with the now-controversial mural behind the dais at Tyrone Town Hall, and the Sept. 7 decision to keep the mural denoting portions of the town's history, have generated comments by Fayette NAACP President Terrence Williamson and state Rep. Derrick Jackson (D-Tyrone). Both Williamson and Jacks

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 20:19:13

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

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 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

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

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

Starr's Mill plane crash couple blames FAA, sues for damages

The couple involved in an October 2014 plane crash on a practice field at Starr's Mill High School is suing federal agencies for negligence and asking for damages. Filed Aug. 25 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the suit names the U.S. Department of Transportation and

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 18:30:17