Wed., April 24, 2013 12:00pm
State transportation officials are planning new toll lanes on an interstate south of Atlanta, in Clayton and Henry counties. Georgia Department of Transportation officials outlined the plans during a public meeting Tuesday in McDonough.
Wed., February 27, 2013 11:07am
Clayton County officials say they have prime land near Atlanta's airport where a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons could be built if the team can't work out a deal for a downtown Atlanta site.
Mon., January 7, 2013 6:00am
A lawsuit has been filed against Governor Nathan Deal aiming to make him reconsider intervening in the case of a county sheriff taking office while he is being indicted on 32 felony charges.
Wed., September 26, 2012 3:46pm
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is warning Clayton County school officials that the system’s accreditation is in jeopardy. In a letter to Superintendent Ed Heatley, SACS said that reports of infighting and governance issues among school board members could, “ put the school system’s current and future accreditation in jeopardy.”
Mon., September 24, 2012 12:28pm
Officials expect filming of the second movie in "The Hunger Games" trilogy will provide an economic boost to Clayton County, just south of Atlanta. Filming of "Catching Fire" is taking place over the next few months at a man-made water park known as "The Beach" at International Park in the Jonesboro area.
Thu., May 31, 2012 5:30pm
Bibb County schools are changing the way they handle discipline. Many cases that now wind up in court will be handled at school. The changes are an effort to keep kids in the classroom and boost graduation rates.
Tue., May 8, 2012 12:00pm
The Georgia Supreme Court will consider a long-running feud over millions of dollars in taxes generated by Atlanta's busy airport. The court on Monday said it would review whether Atlanta had to repay occupational taxes it collected from businesses at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Tue., October 4, 2011 6:52am
A new study by the Annie E. Casey Foundation says jail is no place for kids. Study encourages states to reduce populations. Georgia juvenile populations are declining but not enough is being down with community programs.
Thu., October 14, 2010 3:56pm
On the one hand, development pressures are down. Fewer buildings are being torn down to make way for new ones. But investors don't have money to fix up neglected structures, either.
Mon., August 16, 2010 7:10am
Some candidates who lost the primaries in Clayton County are questioning the results and filed a complaint with state officials.