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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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Commissioner Edmondson, BOC recognize Jonesboro’s basketball championship

Clayton County Commissioner Michael Edmondson presents a proclamation to the Jonesboro High School boys basketball team Tuesday for winning the Class AAAA state championship.

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BOC proclaims March 25 as Master Gardeners Day

Clayton County commission Chairman Jeff Turner, center, presented master gardeners in the county with a proclamation Tuesday declaring March 25 to be Master Gardener’s Day.

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RENJE: America’s youth problem

The political reasons aside for why millennials have abandoned a President whom they supported like no other candidate in the last 40 years, the rapid disengagement should be troubling to us all.

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STOVALL: Of Christ, Christians and Girl Scout cookies

So what’s it going to be, Christians?

Community Calendar - March 19, 2014

Sweet Repeats Consignment Sale

Community Calendar - March 14, 2014

Arts Clayton Gallery is hosting an Artists Studio March 14 from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

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RENJE: Leaving a legacy to those that matter most

Vince Lombardi is still regarded as the greatest football coach in NFL history over 40 years after his death.

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Don’t forget to change the clock this weekend

JONESBORO — There’s two ways to look at the time change this weekend.

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RENJE: Ugly Christians are no excuse

There’s three truths that I’d like to focus on in this week’s column.

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Roses Express opens in Forest Park

New store brings 30 jobs to area

FOREST PARK — Celebrations got off to a busy start at the new Roses Express in Forest Park Friday.

Area church hosting healthcare sign up

Deadline for the Affordable Care Act is March 31

McDONOUGH — The deadline to enroll in the Affordable Care Act is fast approaching.

BELL: America — Eat, drink and be merry

I think too many Americans live by this philosophy today and seem to think that since we live in a free country, this means we can do anything we please.

Piedmont Henry hosting blood drive

STOCKBRIDGE – Piedmont Henry Hospital and the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive March 14 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the hospital’s Foundation Education Center, Classrooms A.

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Church bags food for those in need

Annual pumpkin sale helps fund event at Jonesboro First United Methodist Church

JONESBORO — As a result of Jonesboro First United Methodist Church’s annual pumpkin sale, the group was able to purchase and bag food for people in need.

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RENJE: We’re all broken

With every day that goes by, I realize that all of us, including you and me, are broken in some way.

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