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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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Matters Movement postpones anti-homophobia rally at City Hall

The Matters Movement postponed its scheduled rally against alleged homophobia in the city government Thursday because of rain.

Clayton service members to be honored by French government

Two Clayton County service members are set to receive the French government’s highest honor.

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Local police departments carry Flame of Hope for Special Olympics

On Thursday, dozens of Clayton County police and community members gathered for a 8.9-mile run with the flame during the county’s annual Law Enforcement Torch Run.

Locals graduate higher ed institutions

School Notebook 5-30-15

Tiara Letriece Smith has graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Alabama State University in Montgomery, Ala.

BOE to vote on FY16 budget Monday

Proposal includes raises, additional instructional day

The Clayton County Board of Education is set to adopt its fiscal year 2016 budget Monday.

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Jonesboro concert series kicks off Saturday

The city is ready to rock out this summer with its annual Summer Concert Series.

CHURCH BULLETIN: New Life A.M.E. Zion Church

New Life A.M.E. Zion Church, 3300 Roosevelt Highway in College Park, is hosting a spring festival 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. May 30.

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Consultant, business owner share excitement over Airport South CID with Clayton County Chamber of Commerce members

Consultant Nicole Hall assured a room full of Clayton County Chamber of Commerce members they should see attractive improvements in the Pheonix Boulevard area as early as 2016.

Gillem Vapor Intrusion Study moves into summer sampling

If your home in the Gillem area was sampled in the winter, it’s time to get it checked out again.

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Morrow council recognizes Community Emergency Response Team graduates

Morrow council recognized residents who could now save lives in their communities.

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11th Annual Cat and Dog Quilt sale coming up June 6

JONESBORO — Dozens of women have been working together for a year piecing, cutting, sewing and quilting all in preparation for one big day — The Annual Cat and Dog Quilt Sale.

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Grassroots activist movement plans protest of alleged homophobia in Riverdale

Grassroots activist movement plans protest of alleged homophobia in Riverdale

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Forest Park Mayor David Lockhart gets rid of with council’s ward fund, suggests alternative ordinance

Mayor David Lockhart has done away with the council’s ward money.

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Residents head to The Beach for Memorial Day

Clayton County residents celebrated Memorial Day at The Beach Monday.


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