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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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Riverdale approves three agreements with MARTA

Mayor and council voted Monday to enter into three agreements with MARTA that worked out how the authority would operate two bus stations in Riverdale and how it would operate advertising in bus shelters in the future.

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Georgia Municipal Institute awards Riverdale mayor, council member certificates

Riverale’s mayor and a council member received recognition from the Georgia Municipal Training Institute at the Annual Mayor’s Day Conference in Atlanta Sunday.

School officials reviewing flexibility governance options

Clayton County Public Schools is seeking community input on an issue districts across Georgia are chiming in on — the state’s flexibility options plan.

Clayton County restaurant scores for the week of Jan. 26, 2015

There were 12 restaurants evaluated in Clayton County from Jan. 17-23.

Officials: Long-running Clayton State VITA program temporarily in limbo

Some low-to-moderate income taxpayers may have to find a new place to receive tax preparation assistance this year.

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Georgia Power employees volunteer at Calvary Refuge Center on MLK Day

As part of a statewide Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service, Forest Park Georgia Power employees volunteered at Calvary Refuge Center Jan. 19

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‘An Evening with the Stars’

School employees of the year honored in Clayton

A well-dressed crowd gathered inside the auditorium to celebrate loved ones and colleagues in an annual school employee recognition ceremony Thursday.

BELL: God will bless our gifts to the poor and needy

I know everyone has seen people standing on a street corner with a sign asking for money or help in some way.

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Clayton County Water Authority receives Georgia FOG Alliance Award for excellence in fats, oils, grease management

MORROW — Clayton County Water Authority’s Environmental Compliance Division recently received the 2014 Georgia Fats, Oils and Grease Alliance Program of the Year.

Morrow police chief 'relieved of duties'

Morrow police chief "relieved of his duties" Thursday morning.

County commissioners appoint members to MARTA Board of Directors

County commissioners chose two residents to represent Clayton County on MARTA’s Board of Directors.

BRADY: Troubled times and eternal things

Not long ago I listened to more possible terrorist warnings — threats to the West, like the Paris tragedy.

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RENJE: Fulfilling Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream

As we celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday earlier this week, I think it’s a good time for the church — the Body of Christ in America — to look inward on our own role in helping to mold and shape the coming generations.

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Pets of the Week — Rusty & Penelope

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Clayton students to be recognized at annual military academy ceremony

Congressman David Scott (GA-13) plans to host a special ceremony to honor students from Georgia’s 13th Congressional District with nominations to attend one of the nation’s esteemed military service academies, which include the United States Air Force, Merchant Marine, Military (West Point) and Naval academies.


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