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Sunday May 19th, 2019 11:18PM

Mitch Clarke

Director of News and Content
Mitch Clarke is director of news and content for Jacobs Media. He is a reformed print journalist, having spent nearly three decades covering local, state and national politics. Email: mitch.clarke@jacobsmedia.net. Twitter: @MitchAClarke
Mitch Clarke
Taking on a new challenge
I was 14, I think, when I got my first byline in a newspaper. It was a story about the Blakely Packers, a youth football team in my hometown, and the article appeared in the Early County News, which, fortunately for me, would publish a lot of my stories over the next seven or eight years.
8:55AM ( 1 week ago )
I-985 ramp closures planned tonight, Tuesday at Spout Springs
The southbound off-ramp on Interstate 985 at Spout Springs Road/Exit 12 will close tonight at 10 p.m. so contractors can begin grinding the driving surface in preparation for repaving.
11:08AM ( 1 week ago )
More than 80 arrested in major child exploitation investigation
More than 80 people, including at least 10 in North Georgia, have been arrested in eight southeastern states for crimes involving child exploitation, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced Friday.
2:17PM ( 2 weeks ago )
Deputy HHS secretary: Measles outbreak is 'completely preventable'
The largest outbreak of measles in the United States in more that two decades is completely preventative if parents will make sure their children are given the safe, reliable vaccine, the deputy secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services said Friday morning.
9:05AM ( 2 weeks ago )
Seven people, including five children, injured in accident on I-985
Seven people, including five children, were injured Thursday morning in a traffic accident on Interstate 985 near the Plainview Road overpass.
4:00PM ( 2 weeks ago )
Clarke named director of news and content for Jacobs Media
Mitch Clarke, a veteran journalist with more than 30 years of experience, has been promoted to director of news and content for Jacobs Media.
2:00PM ( 2 weeks ago )
Milly: It's time to take a stand against geese
Hi everyone. It’s Milly the springer spaniel here. I’m filling in this week because Mitch, the bald-headed guy who lives at my house, says he’s too busy to write anything.
9:00AM ( 2 weeks ago )
The joys of a good nap
I enjoy a good nap. I'm not afraid to admit that.
9:20AM ( 3 weeks ago )
Aftermath of North Georgia storms - drone footage, photos
A strong line of storm rolled through Northeast Georgia Friday morning, spawning multiple tornado and severe thunderstorms warnings.
6:10PM ( 1 month ago )
Read the full, redacted version of Mueller's report
You can read the full, redacted version of the Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian election interference and the Trump campaign.
11:58AM ( 1 month ago )