Jonesboro

File photo of a police car. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Boy Behind Wall Used Texts To Help Police Locate Him

A 13-year-old boy used text messages and photos to help lead police to the small compartment behind an upstairs linen closet where he was being hidden inside his father’s and stepmother’s home in the Atlanta suburbs, authorities said Monday.

12/02/2014

(Credit: Clayton County Government)

Clayton Chairman Turner: MARTA Will Mean Jobs And Economic Development

Turner: The MARTA professionals know what they’re doing The difference between having MARTA in Clayton County now, versus the transit service of 2010? Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner says MARTA is the industry expert […]

WAOK-AM–11/06/2014

File photo of S. Truett Cathy at the Chick-Fil-A Bowl on Dec. 31st, 2009. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Thousands Attend Chick-Fil-A Owner’s Funeral

S. Truett Cathy’s $6 billion fortune put him on the yearly Forbes magazine list of the wealthiest Americans.

09/10/2014

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Boy Shot During Field Day Games, Hospitalized

An elementary school student in suburban Atlanta was shot in the head during field day activities and has been hospitalized.

05/13/2014

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Ex-Ga. Police Officer Admits To Drug Conspiracy

Federal prosecutors say an ex-police officer has pleaded guilty to conspiring to deliver more than five kilograms of cocaine.

01/22/2014

Courtesy of Sonny Kennedy

Injuries Not Affecting Collins Hill

By Fletcher Proctor Score Atlanta Last week Collins Hill lost Brett Sheehan to a right ankle injury and Friday the Eagles’ offense lost yet another piece when running back Tyler Henderson went down a broken collarbone after scoring an early touchdown. […]

92.9 The Game–11/05/2012

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Child’s Death Under Investigation

CLAYTON COUNTY – (WAOK/AJC) –  Clayton county authorities are looking for clues at an apartment complex in Jonesboro,   to see if something there made four children sick,  Wednesday afternoon.   The child’s father called for help,   […]

WAOK-AM–07/11/2012

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Clayton County Officer Shoots Burglary Suspect

JONESBORO – (WAOK/AJC)  –  A Clayton county officer is now on leave,  after he shot a burglary suspect Wednesday,   during what he said was a break in on Bonanza Church Road in Jonesboro.   […]

WAOK-AM–06/27/2012

http://www.news-daily.com/news/2012/jun/12/jonesboro-woman-accused-stabbing-killing-mother/

Too Much Truth Recap: Clayton County Woman Accused Of Stabbing Her Mother To Death

According to CbsAtlanta.com, CLAYTON COUNTY, GA (CBS ATLANTA) – A 24-year-old Clayton County woman is in jail, charged with stabbing her own mother to death. Police said Takeyia Guthridge and her mother were arguing at their […]

WAOK-AM–06/13/2012

http://www.blackinformant.com/commentary/yes-spanking-your-kid-can-be-a-good-thing

Too Much Truth Recap: Family Claims There 11 Year Old Was Spanked At School Until His Rear Was Black And Blue

According to the AJC.com, A family is complaining that their 11-year-old son was paddled excessively as punishment for fighting at his private school. “I don’t know how to explain it. So brutal,” Desmond Omigie told Channel […]

WAOK-AM–05/21/2012

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