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Press Room

For media inquiries, please contact:

Clayton County Board of Commissioners
112 Smith Street
Jonesboro, Georgia 30236
(770) 477-3208

Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Media Contact (After - Hours):
Detrick Stanford
(770) 231-5566


Clayton County Commissioner Sonna Gregory awarded the Pota E. Costen Trailblazer Award

03/01/2018 BOC    

Detrick Stanford elected to American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration

09/15/2017 BOC



Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) Update

07/31/2017 Transportation and Development    

Warden of Clayton County Correctional Institution, Dennis Nelson, Named President of the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police

07/26/2017 BOC





Animal Control Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

06/23/2017 BOC    

County Refuse Collection Public Meetings

05/22/2017 BOC    

A Taste of Clayton Festival

03/31/2017 BOC    

Tyler Technologies to Provide Odyssey Solution to Clayton County

03/09/2017 BOC    

Public Notice - Commissioner's Retreat

03/10/2017 BOC    

2017 State of Clayton County Address 

03/02/2017 BOC    


02/21/2017 BOC    

Clayton County Burn Ban Lifted, With Limitations

Download Ordinance

02/09/2017 BOC    

Clayton County Board of Commissioners Respond to "Sanctuary County" Label

02/09/2017 BOC    

Regular Board of Commissioners Meetings Are Now Streaming Live

01/09/2017 BOC    

Chairman Jeffrey E. Turner Hosts Annual Fundraiser and Toy Drive to Benefit Less Fortunate Children of Clayton County

11/28/2016 BOC Photo   

Clayton County to Host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Animal Control Center

11/15/2016 BOC    

City of Jonesboro Receives Atlanta Regional Commission Exceptional Merit for LCI Achievement Award

11/15/2016 BOC    

Clayton County Ordinance Approval

10/26/2016 BOC    

Voter Registration Deadline

10/11/2016 Elections    

Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! Showcase Clayton Expo to Feature Job and Career Fair Component

06/21/2016 BOC Photo  Showcase Clayton Promotional Video 

Clayton County Chairman Jeff Turner and the Just Energy Circle Host Conversation on Energy Equity

06/22/2016 BOC Photo   

Celebrating Sports For All Ages With Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street

05/23/2016 Arts Clayton Photo 

The Hometown Teams Exhibit Comes to Clayton County

New Community Treatment Units Hit the Streets

03/11/2016 CCFES    

Commissioner Sonna Singleton Gregory Sponsors “A Conversation with My Brother II” Panel Discussion Along with Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc. Pi Gamma Lambda Chapter

03/10/2016 BOC Photo   

Clayton County Board of Commissioners Open NE Police Precinct in Ellenwood

03/03/2016 BOC Photo   

J Charley Griswell Senior Center Celebrates 7th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration

03/02/2016 Senior Services    

Annual March for Meals Campaign

03/02/2016 Senior Services    

Major Greg Barney Fatally Wounded

02/11/2016 Police    

Chairman Jeffrey E. Turner Hosts Annual Fundraiser & Toy Drive for Less Fortunate Children of Clayton County 

12/01/2015 BOC Photo  

Clayton County Chairman Jeff Turner Wins 2015-2016 Public Leadership Award 

11/17/2015 BOC Photo  Chairman Turner wins 2015-2016 WorldSafe Award

Commissioner Gail Hambrick and Fast Park & Relax to Host Job Fair November 17-19, 2015 

11/13/2015 BOC Photo   

Clayton County District 3 Commissioner Shana M. Rooks Partners with Local Non-Profit to Give Away 100 Thanksgiving Baskets 

11/13/2015 BOC    

Clayton County Fire & Emergency Services Sets Open Their New Training Center

11/09/2015 CCFES






Major Methamphetamine Drug Seizure

10/23/2015 Police    

Clayton County Police Department honors fallen Officer Wallace with a plaque of his memory in the Sector 3 Precinct.

9/25/2015 Police




Clayton Senior Services Interview with Atlanta & Company on 11Alive

09/11/2015 Senior Services   Interview with Atlanta & Co 

Clayton County Parks and Recreation Hosts HBCU College Fair, Tennis Tournament, and Free Movie Night

09/10/2015 Parks & Recreation    

MARTA Launches "Free Ride" Campaign for Labor Day Monday #WhereWillYouGo

08/31/2015 MARTA    

Chairman Jeffrey E. Turner Receives 2015 “Friend of Labor” Award

08/20/2015 BOC Photo   

Clayton County Fire & Emergency Services To Unveil Their New Fire Apparatus

08/12/2015 CCFES    

Senior Services Celebrates LIFE for National Senior Month

08/11/2015 Senior Services  Photo  

MARTA Adds Four Bus Routes in Clayton County, Modifies Others

08/05/2015 MARTA    

J Charley Griswell Senior Center Celebrates 9 Years of Service

07/30/2015 Senior Services  Photo  

Showcase Clayton Business and Community Expo Announced

07/13/2015 BOC Photo  

UPDATED - Clayton County Fire & Emergency Services Unveils Their New Medical Transport Units

07/13/2015 CCFES    

Prison Officials Make Contraband Arrest

06/26/2015 Corrections    

Celebrate the 4th of July an National Parks and Recreation Month at the Beach At Clayton County International Park

06/25/2015 Parks & Recreation    

Chairman Turner to lead community groundbreaking celebration of new Charles W. Grant Parkway Extension

06/17/2015 BOC    

Clayton County WWII Veteran to Receive France’s Highest Honor

05/26/2015 BOC    

Chairman Jeff Turner Hosts the “Show on the Road” Community Initiative

04/13/2015 BOC Photo  

New Fire Multi-Purpose Training Facility Sets to Break Ground - RAIN or SHINE

04/10/2015 CCFES    

Chairman Jeffrey E. Turner Named Commissioner of the Year

03/30/2015 BOC Photo  

Funeral Arrangements for Clayton County Police Officer Darryl Wallace

03/17/2015 Police Photo  

Jonesboro Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Host Meals on Wheels Spirit Dayon Friday, March 20th

03/13/2015 Senior Services Photo  

MARTA Crime Prevention Strategies Press Conference

03/03/2015 BOC Photo  Press Conference: Crime Prevention Strategies for MARTA Startup

Commissioner Sonna Singleton Gregory is Sponsoring 'A Conversation With My Brother' Along with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Pi Gamma Lambda Chapter

02/28/2015 BOC    

New Multi-Purpose Training Facility Sets to Break Ground

02/12/2015 CCFES    

Fixing Clayton County One Animal at a Time

02/04/2015 Police    

CCLS Celebrates Black History Month

01/26/2015 Library    

National Registry Honors the One Millionth Test Taker

12/30/2014 CCFES    

One of the Longest Lived Persons in the World to Receive a Proclamation from Clayton County Board of Commissioners

12/16/2014 BOC Photo News Coverage:Clayton County Honors Georgia's Oldest Woman 

Deal: Castellini Group to Create 300 Jobs in Clayton County

12/08/2014 Economic Development Photo  

Chairman Turner Hosts 2014 Toy Drive

12/01/2014 BOC Photo  

Detrick Stanford Named 2014 GRPA Distinguished Professional of the Year

11/21/2014 Parks & Recreation Photo  

Clayton County Chairman Jeffrey E. Turner Hosts MARTA Job Fair

11/03/2014 BOC Photo  

Clayton County Citizens, Community Leaders and Employees Participate in Chairman Turner's 2014 Clean-Up Initiative

10/21/2014 BOC Photo  

MARTA to Conduct Job Fair Hosted by Commissioner Gail Hambrick

10/03/2014 BOC Photo  

International Park Hosts Annual HBCU Tennis Championships

09/15/2014 Parks & Recreation Photo   

Commissioner Shana M. Rooks' First Saturday Talk and Job Fair

09/02/2014 BOC Photo  

Electronics Repair Firm Opens in Clayton County, Hiring 150 by 2016

08/19/2014 Economic Development    

Clayton County Access TV Adds AT&T U-Verse Channel 99!

06/17/2014 CCTV    

AVICS USA Opens U.S. Headquarters in Clayton County

06/17/2014 Economic Development    
British Firm Expands US Headquarters in Clayton County 06/09/2014 Economic Development Photo


Chime Solutions, Inc. will bring more than 1,120 jobs to Clayton County 06/02/2014 Economic Development Photo View the full Press Conference from the State Capitol
Clayton County Board of Commissioners Launch the Broadcasting of Regular Business Meetings 05/05/2014 BOC Photo

A Message from Chairman Turner

Kinship Care Prgram to Host 10 Year Anniversary Celebration 04/01/2014 Senior Services Photo  
Clayton County Parks & Recreation Has Gone Mobile 04/01/2014 Parks & Recreation Photo  
2014 Clayton State of the County Address 03/05/2014 BOC    
Maddox Road Park Identified as Macy's "Heart Your Park" 03/05/2014 Parks & Recreation    
Clayton County Announces Storm Debris Plan 02/21/2014 BOC    
HH Greg & Duke Partner in $16 Million New Distribution Center in Clayton County 12/12/2013 Economic Development    
Briggs Equipment to Bring 100 Jobs to Clayton County 11/12/2013 Economic Development    
Special Called Meeting 07/25/2013 BOC    
Local Fraternity Donates Fans to Senior Services 07/23/2013 Senior Services Photo  
The Clayton County BOC Will Name Rex Bridge in Recognition of Veterans' Efforts 07/02/2013 BOC Photo  
Georgia Public Health Association Honors Clayton with Al Dohany Award 05/08/2013 Archway Partnership Photo  
Clayton County Access Television 23 Receives a Facelift 04/09/2013 Broadcast and Communications    
South Clayton Recreation Center Grand Opening 03/30/2013 Parks and Recreation Photo  
Chairman Jeff Turner Initiates the "Show on the Road" Public Information Session 03/28/2013 BOC Photo  
Clayton County BOC Launch Facebook and Twitter Profiles 03/11/2013 BOC    
Active Shooters Workplace Training is Implemented by Clayton County BOC 03/01/2013 Police  

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