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Community celebrates healthy marriages, families

The Clayton County Marriage and Family Initiative, Inc., held its annual "Marriage & Family Day," on Thursday evening, and Larry Criss and his family were sitting on their lawn chairs, enjoying the festivities.

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Community outreach groups recognized for service

Four Clayton County charitable organizations were recognized for their work in the community, and received $5,000 grants, each, from the Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta's Clayton Fund.

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IRS warns college students against becoming victims of tax refund scam

Officials: Targets include college students, seniors and church members

The Internal Revenue Service is warning college students and other taxpayers to beware of an emerging federal tax refund scam tempting students to relinquish their personal identification and file tax returns claiming fraudulent refunds.

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Clayton hosts Future Ready Regional Summit

District administrators from across the Southeast region convened this week to take part in the Future Ready Regional Summit at the S. Truett Cathy Professional Learning Center.

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Jonesboro’s Nnamdi Moh serves aboard USS Jason Dunham

Navy Ensign Nnamdi Moh of Jonesboro is serving aboard USS Jason Dunham.

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Chief Judge Steve Teske, others speak careers to Pointe South kids

Years of preparation got Steve Teske to his current post as Clayton County’s chief judge of juvenile courts.

Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity to celebrate supporters

Orgranization hosts its first Golden Hammer Awards April 26

Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity plans to honor those who have provided exceptional support to its mission of helping low income working families who “need a hand up, not a hand out” towards home ownership and home repair services.

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Area orchestra students participate in large group performance evaluations

The buzz of young, cheerful voices quickly faded into a symphony of violins and cellos.

Georgia United accepting applications for School Crashers Makeover

School Notebook 3-28-15

Georgia United Credit Union launched its second annual Georgia United School Crashers makeover contest this week.

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‘The good far out-weighed the bad’: Chairman Jeff Turner emphasizes Clayton County’s strides in 2015 State of the County address

Chairman emphasizes county’s recent strides in 2015 State of the County address

Chairman Jeff Turner used his 2015 State of the County Address Thursday to encourage residents to take pride in what Clayton County accomplished in 2014.

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Kids get career tips at Eddie White Academy career day

Kawame Gyimah guided the hose back and forth until a rainbow appeared out of the mist over the school parking lot.

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Qualifying for Clayton County BOE special election set April 13-15

The special election to fill the vacant District 9 seat on the Clayton County Board of Education is set for June 16.

Teacher job fair set Friday for Clayton County Public Schools

Clayton County Public Schools will host a certified teachers job fair Friday.

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Peeling back the layers

Conflict is as inevitable as Georgia humidity in August.

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Riverdale mayor, council honor youth basketball All-Stars Saturday Award Winners

Riverdale’s mayor and council recognized 17 of the city’s most talented basketball youths Monday.

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State Rep. Mike Glanton to serve on the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Overview Committee

Gov. Nathan Deal appointed Rep. Mike Glanton to a committee to ensure transit keeps expanding in the metro Atlanta area.

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Easter egg hunts, holiday celebrations aplenty in Southern Crescent

JONESBORO — The Easter Bunny is going to be busy in the Southern Crescent over the next few weeks.

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