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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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Clayton County Church Bulletin

A list of happenings around the Clayton County faith community

Clayton Community Calendar - April 19, 2014

Panola Mountain State Park is hosting a Photographers and Artists Morning Out April 19 from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the park.

Clayton County Community Calendar

The GRPA 4th District Track and Field Meet will be held April 18 starting at 6 p.m. and April 19 starting at 10 a.m. at Twelve Oaks Stadium.

Community Calendar - April 16, 2014

A job fair will be held at the Lovejoy Community Center.

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Winners announced for ‘If I Were Mayor’ essay contest

Chibunkem Onyinanya and Nicholas Saucedo honored at Jonesboro City Council meeting

JONESBORO — Awards were handed out Monday evening to the winners of “If I Were Mayor” essay contest.

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RENJE: I was healed of my disability

With Easter weekend upon us, I think it’s important to look at what I think are the two most significant of Jesus’ miracles.

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Primary election voter registration deadline looms

Georgia’s May 20 party primary is just over a month away, but a key deadline related to that election is right around the corner.

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Pets of the Week - David and Zeva

David has been at the shelter most of his life.

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Humane Society in desperate need of yard sale donations

JONESBORO — The Clayton County Humane Society is in desperate need of donations for its upcoming spring yard sale.

Clayton named metro area's sixth most connected county

Clayton County is the sixth most connected county in a metro area that was noted in a new study for having more urban sprawl than any other metropolitan area, according to the report.

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Southern Regional CEO will address hospital’s financial needs at forum Saturday

A group of community activists will partner with Divine Faith Ministries International this weekend to raise awareness about issues facing Southern Regional Medical Center.

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RENJE: $600 cell phones, the dignity of a minimum wage job: Overcoming systematic & culture failures

Last week, I wrote about The Culture of Poverty, and I wanted to begin this column with a real life example of something I just witnessed that underscores both the cultural and systematic failures of American society.

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Clayton residents enjoy nature and Wild Azalea Festival

Nicholas Wahrmann and his brothers, Ryan and Jonathan, got up close and personal with “Millie” at the William H. Reynolds Memorial Nature Preserve in Morrow Saturday.

New scam could hit your inbox

JONESBORO —There’s a new scam that could be hitting your email inbox.

County, school system will provide free summer meals for children

Clayton County children who rely on free or reduced price school breakfasts and lunches for two meals a day during a school year will have a meal option this summer.


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