City Events

Historic Preservation Commission and Design Review Board applications

The City of Jonesboro GA - Government is seeking applications for the Historic Preservation Commission and the Design Board.

Please contact David Allen by either emailing or by calling 770 478 3800.

You can also collect an application by visiting Jonesboro City Center, 1859 City Center Way, Jonesboro GA 30236.

Hisotic Preservation Commission 

Design Review Board 






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

Community Food Bank 

Community Food Bank 



LIHEAP EVENT - Seeking Assistance with your utility bill?


St. Patrick's Day!


City Council Regular called Meeting

City Council Meeting

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 to learn more about the plan.
We greatly appreciate your participation in these workshops.

Tara Blvd LCI 


2024 Calendar of Events


Meet the Mayors

Meet the Mayors

Constituent Appreciation with Commissioner Demont Davis

Constituent Appreciation

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:



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

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

 Beautification and Improvement Grant



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.

Warming Centers Letter 



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.

Please contact for an entry form.

 Parade route


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


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