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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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Morrow City Council to meet for one extra hour each month

Get ready to spend a little more time in Morrow’s council chambers.

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Women on the Move Summit offers discount rate for business inspiration

Anyone who registers this weekend will pay a discounted $5-off rate to see the 2014 Women on the Move Summit, which will gather at the Riverdale Town Centre at 9 a.m.

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Forest Park pledges never to forget 9/11

Local memorial honors America’s public safety officials

In a memorial event Tuesday at Governor’s Glen, Forest Park officials joined others in the community in giving thanks for the brave men and women who saved American lives that day — and for those that kept him safe every day in their own community.

Morrow Fire Department helps ensure the city is open for business

Fire department’s success will lower insurance costs for local businesses

The Morrow Fire Department is doing its part to attract businesses to the city.

Closed runway will increase Clayton County air traffic

Don’t be alarmed to hear more air traffic than normal around parts of Clayton County in the coming weeks.

The sacking of Baltimore’s Ray Rice

The “indefinite suspension” of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for knocking out his then-fiancee, now wife, in an elevator at an Atlantic City casino has again provoked debate about domestic violence and what the National Football League tolerates when it affects a star player.

Clayton County Humane Society is hosting Wags & Wheels car show Sept. 20

JONESBORO — The Clayton County Humane Society is hoping residents want to show off their cars for a good cause.

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Lee Street Park plans near completion

Project could begin at end of October

JONESBORO — The new Lee Street Park is getting closer to becoming a reality.

Clayton Community Calendar - Sept. 12, 2014

The Flint River Iris Society is hosting a meeting 10 a.m. Sept. 13 at the UGA Research and Education Garden, Ellis Road off Ga. 19/41.

Clayton Community Calendar - Sept. 10, 2014

The Clayton County Association Against Family Violence Inc., Securus House, is hosting its annual volunteer training workshop.

Jonesboro City Council postpones decision on trash pick-up ordinance

JONESBORO — The city will be talking trash for another few weeks.

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Pets of the Week - Angel & Benji

Angel came to the Clayton County Humane Society as a young kitten.

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Riverdale council members support county’s only culinary arts program

Two Riverdale City Council members donated $500 to help fund a state-of-the-art culinary arts program at Charles Drew High School Tuesday.

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Riverdale financial department honored nationally

City Manager E. Scott Woods honored Finance Director Don Turner and his staff Monday for outstanding financial reporting in the last fiscal year.

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Friends of Clayton Transit celebrates education center grand opening

Friends of Clayton Transit set up what Abdul-Salaam described as a voter education center in a store-front building at 6483 Ga. 85 in Riverdale.

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