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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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AAA: Most motorists are not prepared for winter weather

While Clayton County has dodged snow and ice this time around, winter weather can still rear its dangerous head.

Riverdale students participating in 6th Annual Young Litigators Moot Court Competition

RIVERDALE — For a second year, students from Riverdale High School will participate in the Annual Young Litigators Moot Court Competition.

Morrow worries over MARTA code differences

MARTA and Morrow may have some scheduling issues.

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Jonesboro’s longest-serving African-American council member proud of city’s love

Councilman Wallace Norrington has always thought of Jonesboro as an example of a loving city.

CCWA hosting Small Local Business Program Workshop Feb. 18

The Clayton County Water Authority will host its monthly Small Local Business Enterprise Program workshop 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Feb. 18 to encourage businesses to learn about the Authority’s certification process and procurement opportunities.

Website names The Palms at Lake Spivey among nation’s top senior care providers

The Palms at Lake Spivey was recently designated a Best of 2015 Awards recipient by

Clayton County STAR students, teachers announced for 2015

The Clayton County Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club of Clayton County have announced the 2015 Clayton County STAR students and STAR teachers.

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Libraries host teen symposium on state of African-American youth

Clayton County teens discussed with their adult counterparts issues affecting them and how best to address those issues to bring about positive change.

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Officials break ground on Clayton’s newest state charter school

Members of the newly formed Du Bois Integrity Academy community joined leaders throughout Clayton County to celebrate the state charter school’s groundbreaking this week.

Clayton County CVB hosting a free family reunion showcase

The Clayton County Convention & Visitors Bureau is hosting its annual Family Reunion Showcase 10 a.m. unitl noon March 7 at the Georgia Archives in Morrow.

CHURCH BULLETIN: The First Baptist Church of Morrow

The First Baptist Church of Morrow, 1647 Lake Harbin Road in Morrow, invites the community to worship services every Sunday morning at 11 a.m.

Morrow sends MBTA possible agreement

The Morrow Business and Tourism Association may be close to contracting with the city again.

Morrow passes broader Hotel/Motel tax ordinance

Council passed an ordinance Tuesday that will allow the city to spend the tax more generally, despite supsicion from residents.

Forest Park URA discusses hiring PR for Gillem

The city’s Urban Redevelopment Agency discussed hiring a PR liaison Thursday to promote Fort Gillem to residents.

Board of Health launches ‘Get Fit Clayton’

Officials raise awareness of American Heart Month

In an effort to encourage Clayton County residents to improve their physical fitness while also enjoying the county’s many natural amenities, the Clayton County Board of Health and the Clayton County Department of Parks and Recreation are collaborating on a new initiative — Get Fit Clayton.

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