A record number of gamers, cosplayers, comic book readers and pop culture fans are expected to pour into downtown Atlanta this Labor Day weekend for the 28th consecutive year of Dragon Con.
Jonesboro tourist attraction received National Register of Historic Places plaque this year
After 42 years on the National Register of Historic Places, Stately Oaks Plantation finally has something to show for it.
Local historian Peter Bonner working to preserve piece of movie history
Local historian Peter Bonner explains in an op-ed piece why he is working to restore the remains of the Tara facade from ‘Gone With The Wind.’
A look back from the Clayton News Daily’s archives
Clayton News Daily archive photos of faces and events at Stately Oaks over the years.
This was the Tara Ball — a reenactment of a typical 19th century ball hosted Historical Jonesboro/Clayton County Inc. in the Eagle’s Landing Country Club Aug. 9.
A few weeks before Gen. William T. Sherman marched his troops into Clayton County to cut the final supply line for Confederates in Atlanta, Union cavalrymen led by Maj. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick conducted raids in an attempt to cut it.
Celebrated chapter was established near Lovejoy
The Sigma Chi memorial in Lovejoy represents an often overlooked chapter in the Southern Crescent’s Civil War history.
Emmeran Bliemel was first chaplain to die in line of duty during an American battle
The Rev. Emmeran Bliemel made military history when he died during the Battle of Jonesborough.
While Confederates tried to raid Union supply lines from North Georgia to East Tennessee, Union Gen. William Sherman, to counter their moves, sent Judson Kilpatrick to sever Rebel supply lines in hopes of forcing them out of Atlanta.
The Battle of Jonesborough is not as well remembered as other Civil War battles, such as Gettysburg or Antietam, but its outcome did help shape the future of a region and a nation.
In a night marked by a few upsets and a host of repeat winners, “Breaking Bad” grabbed its second consecutive Emmy for best drama series while “Modern Family”made it a record-tying fifth consecutive win for comedy series.
A review of the Emmy Awards by Brian Lowry from Variety.com.
There were surprise stunners, including Lizzy Caplan in black-in-front, white-in-back Donna Karan Atelier, January Jones in vivid red Prabal Gurung, Robin Wright in a Ralph Lauren pantsuit, Alexandra Daddario in Reem Acra and Sarah Paulson in Armani Prive.
At Monday's Primetime Emmy Awards, Billy Crystal led the audience in a moving tribute for comedian and Emmy-winning actor Robin Williams, who died Aug. 11.
With some twerking and shaking, the leading ladies of pop music dominated the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday as raunchy performances opened the show, while Katy Perry and Ed Sheeran took home the first Moonman awards.
- Christians, cut the complaining - Gabriel Stovall
- Children’s plays to tell the story of Christmas
- 'Customer service doesn't end at work'
- Festival draws crowds at Eagle’s Landing First Baptist
- Couple married nearly 74 years
- CinderSilly takes children, adults on dramatic adventures
- Clayton, Henry small ministries making big impact
- Sock monkeys for Jesus
- Training aimed at keeping churches safe
- 5K walk set for Saturday
Food and Recipes
- Chevy’s Diner and Pub to become KirbyG’s 2 comments
- St. Patty’s Day Crawl set for Saturday
- Girl Scouts collect books to help kids
- Fresh fruit, vegetable sales ongoing in McDonough
- COUPON QUEEN: Retailers weigh in on coupon etiquette
- Just Loaf’n returns to Stockbridge
- COUPON QUEEN: Shopping with one eye on the other guy’s cart 1 comment
- Dinner, kisses, flowers, stir emotions of love
- COUPON QUEEN: The reality behind ‘extreme couponing’
- COUPON QUEEN: Breaking bad: When shoppers abuse coupons
Home and Garden
- Houses show the love for birds, sports
- Arbor Day tree giveaway Friday
- Master Gardeners host tour of Henry County gardens
- Volunteers, park staff renovate Stone Pavilion
- Annual seedling giveaway set for Friday
- Patrick Henry garden offers interactive science lessons
- Clayton State recycling program flourishes
- McDonough group hosts ‘Millard Fuller Legacy Build’
- Garden group hosts 'Assisted Living Day'