Unswerving ideals

...than 65 years ago when he and his wife, Jeannette, began tithing 10 percent of their income to their church, First Baptist Jonesboro, south of Atlanta. He continued to teach Sunday school there long after the company became a runaway success.In the early...

Boy, 4, drowns near Atlanta

JONESBORO, Ga. - Authorities are investigating after a 4-year-old boy drowned...police say they responded around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday to the home in Jonesboro, where they found the boy in the pool. He was taken to a hospital...

Chick-fil-A's Truett Cathy dies

...in a statement that preliminary plans are for a public funeral service at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Jonesboro in Jonesboro, Ga.Cathy opened his first postwar diner in an Atlanta suburb in 1946 and by 1967 he had founded and opened...

Georgia boy found unconscious in pool

JONESBORO, Ga. - Authorities say a 5-year-old boy was in critical condition Tuesday night after he was found unconscious in a swimming...

Depression-era colony cashing in on Johnny Cash's fame

...population is less than 500, said Larry Sims, the town's mayor. "There was no reason to come back when you could go to Jonesboro and have all the convenience you needed," he said.Former Dyess residents, after visiting for town reunions or attending...

Ga. pupil shot at school field day

JONESBORO, Ga. - An elementary school student...afternoon at Callaway Elementary School in Jonesboro. Gavalas says the boy was wounded by...officials weren't immediately returned. Jonesboro is about 18 miles south of downtown Atlanta...

Across Georgia

...convicted of involuntary manslaughter and reckless conduct.Fallings operated Mar lo's Magnificent Learn ing Center in Jonesboro, and her daughter worked there.Prosecutors said Jazmin Green was left in a van for about three hours after an outing June...

Jonesboro routs Evans in MLK Hoops Classic

...hung around for a while before losing to Jonesboro, 60-42, Monday night in the MLK Hoops...The Knights wouldn't get any closer.Jonesboro's Duby Okeke made two key blocks...flashes of bad moments are going down," Jonesboro coach Dan Maehlman said. "Hopefully...

Evans tops Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ga. -- Fernando Mickens ran 6 yards for one touchdown and threw a...night to lead Evans to a 21-14 Region 4-AAAAA football victory over Jonesboro. After a scoreless first quarter, Evans (5-2, 4-1 region) jumped...

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Evans can't hold off Jonesboro

...win of the year at Henry County, the Knights were beaten by Jonesboro 33-20 on their home turf Friday night. Evans (1-6...4-1) 14-7 at the half. The second half belonged to Jonesboro. The Cardinals rattled off 26 unanswered points and gained...

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