City Events

No Parking on Smith St.

🚫 **No Parking Notice** 🚫

Please be advised that there will be no parking on Smith Street between Souder Way and Lee Street on Wednesday, June 19th from 8 AM to 10 PM.

Thank you for your cooperation!

 

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Juneteenth Celebration 2024

πŸ“’ Attention, Jonesboro GA residents! πŸ“’

In observance of Juneteenth Freedom Day, all City of Jonesboro GA offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th. 

We will reopen on Thursday, June 20th, at 8:00 AM.

 

Juneteenth Closure

Thank you for your understanding and have a wonderful Juneteenth!

#Juneteenth #CityOfJonesboroGA #PublicNotice

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#OfficeHours with City of Jonesboro - Councilman Alfred Dixon

#OfficeHours with City of Jonesboro - Councilman Alfred Dixon

Every Monday β€’ 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM @ The Jonesboro City Center (1859 City Center Way) Councilman Alfred Dixon will be available to discuss community issues, hear concerns, ideas, and more. All are welcome to attend. No appointment needed. 

Email any supporting documents: adixon@jonesboroga.com

#ItTakesAVillage

Alfred Dixon 

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Mayor and City Council Meeting - June 10. 6pm. Jonesboro City Center.

πŸ“’Attention Jonesboro Residents! πŸ“’

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Mayor and Council Meeting happening this Monday, June 10th at 6pm! 

Join us at the City Council Chambers located at 1859 City Center Way, Jonesboro GA.

Your presence and input matter as we discuss important matters concerning our community. Let's work together to shape the future of our city! 

See you there!

#JonesboroGA #CommunityEngagement #CityCouncilMeeting

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Fitness in the Park - Summer Edition

Join us for Fitness in the Park, Staying Out For The Summer, on Saturday June 8th at 9:30am., presented by Mayor Donya L. Sartor, Go Meal, and Keys Media! Hosted by Top Notch Fitness this event promises a rejuvenating and invigorating outdoor workout experience for all fitness levels. Don't miss out on this great opportunity by registering on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3wxfvJc 

A fun and energizing fitness session in the great outdoors!

See you there!

 

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Atlanta Jazz Festival May 2024

For the entire month of May there will be jazz performances in clubs, restaurants, parks, concert venues, arts centers, and MARTA stations throughout Atlanta.
β€œWe have a fabulous lineup of artists performing in venues around Atlanta and at our Neighborhood Jazz Series,” states Camille Russell Love, Executive Director of the City of Atlanta - Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. β€œBring your family and friends and come join us!”
Friday, May 24
WCLK AT 50 featuring Lil John Roberts with an Atlanta All-Start Band & Special Guests from 8-10 pm
Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Saturday, May 25
Late Night Concert featuring vocalist Lauren Henderson from 10-12am.
Park Tavern, 500 10th St NE Atlanta, GA 30309
$50 per person.
Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27
Atlanta Jazz Festival in historic Piedmont Park – open from 11am-11pm, music from 1-10 pm
Piedmont Park, Corner of 10th Street & Monroe Drive, Atlanta, GA 30309
FREE

The 47th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival is presented by the City of Atlanta - Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. The mission of the Atlanta Jazz Festival is to educate and entertain a diverse audience of jazz fans and to nurture the next generation of jazz musicians. The festival is funded through corporate sponsorships and by Atlanta Jazz Festival Inc, a 501(c)(3) cultural, non-profit organization. For more information visit the website at atljazzfest.com. 

 

 

 

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Congratulations on your Graduation!

πŸŽ“ Congratulations on your graduation! 🌟 Your hard work and dedication have paid off, and today marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter in your life. Wishing you all the success and happiness as you embark on this journey ahead. Cheers to your accomplishments and the bright future that awaits you! πŸŽ‰ #Graduation #ProudMoment

Happy Graduation 

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Older Americans Month

πŸŽ‰ Don't miss out on our Senior Lunch and Learn Bingo & Benefits Edition in celebration of Older Americans Month! Join us for vital information on Medicaid and its benefits, along with giveaways and community resources. Hosted by Mayor Donya L. Sartor on Thursday, May 23, from 11 am to 1 pm. 

RSVP by May 17 to seniorevent@jonesboroga.com

See you there! πŸŽ‰ 

#OlderAmericansMonth #SeniorSupport #JonesboroCommunity

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Come Taste and See Clayton - The Perfect Date - Friday May 31st, 6pm to 10pm

Come Taste & See Clayton! The Perfect … D.A.T.E.

 

Dinner, Arts, Tour & Entertainment

Come join us on Fri, May 31st, 2024 at 6:00 PM and every third Friday through August on South Main Street for a fun-filled evening of art, food, drinks, and entertainment!

Indulge in a variety of delicious dishes from local food vendors. Sip on a variety of wines while enjoying live music and performances.
This is the perfect opportunity to experience what Clayton has to offer and see all the amazing talented creatives in our community.
Don't miss out on this exciting event - mark your calendars now!

 


Community Food Bank

The Atlanta Community Food Bank announces the opening of a new Community Food Center at 6805 Tara Blvd.
For more information or to make an appointment call 478-394-4547, or visit acfb.org/community-food-center.

Community Food Bank 

Community Food Bank 

 

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City Council Regular called Meeting

City Council Meeting
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The Tara Boulevard LCI Study - Join the Conversation, shape Tara Blvd's Future

As a valued member of the community, I am excited to extend a warm invitation to our upcoming workshops, where we will share the progress made by the Tara Boulevard LCI project team in creating a community-informed plan for development, transportation and mobility improvements, and safety along the Tara Boulevard Corridor.
These workshops are an essential platform for stakeholders and the public to review our project team's advancements and provide invaluable feedback as the final plan takes shape.
Workshop Details
Jonesboro City Center Workshop:
Date: Thursday, February 29th
Time: 4:30-7:00 pm
Location: 1859 City Ctr Way, Jonesboro, GA 30236
Please mark your calendar for the workshop, and share this invitation widely, among your community groups, neighbors, friends, and colleagues. The information and activities will be the same at each workshop, so you do not need to attend both, but you are welcome to if you like.
We encourage you to visit the project website at PlanningatPond.com/TaraBlvdLCI to learn more about the plan.
We greatly appreciate your participation in these workshops.

Tara Blvd LCI 

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2024 Calendar of Events

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Meet the Mayors

Meet the Mayors
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Constituent Appreciation with Commissioner Demont Davis

Constituent Appreciation
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Meet and Greet Jonesboro Business Entrepreneurs

Join us at the Jonesboro City Center on Friday February 16th at 8.30am where the City of Jonesboro is hosting a business networking breakfast. The Jonesboro Small Business Alliance and independent business organization are building an alliance of merchants who can understand the challenges of other businesses, be a safe place to be candid, and work together to help one another elevate Jonesboro and have business success. Please note you must hold a City of Jonesboro GA business license to attend the breakfast.

YOU are a vital part! We hope that you can join us. Register here: https://bit.ly/3SvZAD0

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Beautification and Improvement Grant

The Clayton County Office of Economic Development has allocated America Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant funds to the Commercial Beautification and Improvement Grant Program to assist owners of commercial property with repair, enhancement and improvement for commercial properties within Clayton County.
The Clayton County Strategic Economic Development Plan specifies a need for beautification to attract new business and investment to Clayton County.

For more information or questions, contact the grant hotline at 855 CLAYBIZ (855-252-9249) or ecdev@claytoncountyga.gov

Click below to apply. Closing date is March 2, 2024

https://businessgrants.claytoncountyga.gov/ 

 Beautification and Improvement Grant

 

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Warming Centers

The City of Jonesboro and Clayton County has several warming centers open to the public beginning at 8am today, Tuesday, January 16th through Noon on Wednesday, January 17th at the following locations:
First Baptist Jonesboro Church – The β€œRoc” 148 Church Street, Jonesboro. 8am to 5pm. Monday thru Thursday. Friday 8am to Noon.
Cathie's House at The Chapel Jonesboro, 1565 Commercial Court, Jonesboro – 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Cathie's House is also looking for donations of blankets, coats, fruit, snacks, lunch meat etc. for those who need it.
Clayton County Parks and Recreation Centers. Business hours 8am to 9pm.
Lake Spivey Recreation Center, 2300 Walt Stephens Rd. Jonesboro.
Jim Huie Recreation Center & Steve Lundquist Aquatic Center, 9045 Tara Boulevard, Jonesboro.
South Clayton Recreation Center, 1837 McDonough Rd, Hampton.
Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center 3499 Rex Rd. Rex.
Flint River Community Center, 153 Flint River Rd. Riverdale.
Virginia Gray Recreation Center, 1475 East Fayetteville Rd, Riverdale.
Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services Headquarters. 7810 Highway 85. Riverdale. Business Hours. 8am to 5pm.

Clayton County Police Department Headquarters, Community Room. 7911 North McDonough Street Jonesboro. Open 24 hours.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

 

We are making plans for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade to be held Monday, January 15th, 2024, at 12:00 noon in Historic Jonesboro.

We are inviting ALL organizations to participate in this great event by placing a float, car, truck, van, etc., in the parade.
WE ARE ENCOURAGING ALL PARTICIPANTS TO ENTER A FLOAT.

Please contact events@jonesboroga.com for an entry form.

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Certified Election Results. Jonesboro GA Mayor and City Council Municipal Elections

Mayor.

Arlene Charles 81

Donya Sartor 234

Pat Sebo-Hand 170

 

City Council.

Alfred Dixon 279

Cameron Dixon 149

Penny Fauscett 132

Charles Forsyth 78

Tracey Messick 245

Asjah Miller 213

Certified Election Result 

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