Cities In The News


Jonesboro establishes downtown parking district, new rules

November 18, 2019

Clayton News Daily

City Manager Ricky L. Clark, Jr. noted the change was necessary: "With the construction along Broad Street and the limited parking on Main Street, we find it in our best interest to regulate the parallel parking in front of our businesses.

Jonesboro election results: Mayor Day wins; Wise, Messick, Sartor on council; no package liquor sales

November 12, 2019

Clayton News Daily

Longtime Mayor Joy B. Day keeps her seat, defeating challenger Jarrett Miller 259 to 107.

Jonesboro to break ground Tuesday on Broad Street plaza project

October 30, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Jonesboro will break ground Tuesday afternoon on a downtown redevelopment project that leaders hope will make the Clayton County city a visitor and residential destination.

Jonesboro proposes moving poll from Firehouse Museum to Police Department

August 22, 2019

Clayton News Daily

"The Firehouse Museum is no longer available as a polling site and the Elections Superintendent plans to relocate the voters effective for the next scheduled election on November 5, 2019."

Main Street Jonesboro sidewalk widening gets the go-ahead from City Council

August 21, 2019

Clayton News Daily

The Broad Street Project will include green space in place of a strip of blighted buildings torn down last year. The change the the AIA agreement costs $25,000 and will be funded by Community Development Block Grant Money.

Two City of Jonesboro cops promoted

August 8, 2019

Clayton News Daily

Officer John Upole, who has been with the Jonesboro Police Department since November 2012, was promoted to sergeant, while Investigator Ronnae Tolbert, who has been with the department since January 2016 was promoted to detective.

Jonesboro council to consider rezoning annexed properties

August 6, 2019

Clayton News Daily

The changes are essentially technical, swapping the county's zoning designations for the corresponding city designations.

Jonesboro Starbucks to connect Clayton workers, economic development

July 12, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Jonesboro location will be a training center for local employment programs and act as a connection point for non-profit groups by hosting events in a meeting room built specifically for community gatherings.