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...

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...


...heading up the Paul Anderson Cycling Challen ge.The group, which will ride through Vidalia, Statesboro, Augusta, Athens, Jonesboro, and Macon, is raising awareness and support for the Paul Anderson Youth Home, an alternative to jail for troubled teens...

Suzetta and Frederick Lockleer

JONESBORO, Ga. - There will be a Celebration of Life Ceremony for Suzetta and Frederick Lockleer Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 3pm-6pm at the Carrie J. Mays Community Center located at 1014 11th Avenue, Augusta, Ga.

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...

Willie Powell

...daughter, Jackie McIlwain and her husband, Horace, of Appling; his sons, Bobby Powell and his fiancee, Barbara Hays, of Jonesboro, GA and Tommy Powell and his wife, Bonnie, of Waynesboro; and his brother, Gene Powell and his wife, Linda, of Buford...

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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