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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 seeking residents input on recreation programming

Recreation officials in Riverdale want to know what programs and classes residents would like to see offered by the city.

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Riverdale bestows new honors on aspiring aviator

The honors keep piling up for for North Clayton High School senior Deja Shimone Fambro.

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Trial run: Rotary Club’s inaugural ‘Spring Spring’ was preparation for the future

Rotary Club’s inaugural ‘Spring Spring’ was preparation for the future

In many ways, the Lake Spivey Rotary Club’s inaugural Spring Sprint was like a test run for organizers and several participants.

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Economic development dominates SPLOST forum discussions

Although Southern Regional Medical Center’s financial situation has dominated talks amongst officials about the proposed Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, many residents at a forum Tuesday wanted to talk about something else.

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Clayton County commissioners promote transparency with Sunshine Week proclamation

Clayton County commission Chairman Jeff Turner presents county information technology Director Brett Lavender, center, with a proclamation from the Board of Commissioners Tuesday in honor of National Sunshine Week.

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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.

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