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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 invited to annual Yule Log celebration

Get ready to search for that perfect log.

Christmas bazaar and parade this weekend in Rex

REX — The Old Town Rex Community is hosting a Christmas bazaar and parade Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

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Former Clayton County Public Schools Transportation Director John Lyles joins EDULOG

Veteran pupil transportation leader John Lyles will be joining Education Logistics Inc. as the vice president of business development and sales.

Bell inducted into collegiate honor society

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Avion Bell of Morrow was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Columbus State University.

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Lovejoy preps for Christmas party Dec. 17

The annual Christmas party is set for Dec. 17 in downtown Lovejoy.

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County Police Chief Greg Porter accuses Chairman Jeff Turner of micromanagement

Expresses multiple concerns in letter to commissioners

Clayton County police Chief Greg Porter is accusing county Commission Chairman Jeff Turner of micromanagement, according to documents obtained by the Clayton News Daily.

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Morrow celebrates holidays despite weather, political controversies

Morrow celebrates holidays despite weather, controversy

Neither political controversy nor inclement weather could keep Morrow residents from celebrating the holidays together this weekend.

Clayton schools awarded $20,000 Verizon Innovate Learning Grant

Grant to fund robotics, STEM program

Students at six middle schools across Clayton County soon will be competing in the First Lego League with support from Verizon. The district has been awarded a $20,000 Verizon Innovate Learning Grant.

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Retired educators get into the holiday spirit | VIDEO

Bill Hall found the room of retired educators in stitches, surprised by his softened appearance.

Riverdale throws out an assistant city manager position

Riverdale’s city manager now has one less assistant.

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Residents line Jonesboro’s Main Street for the city’s 20th Annual Parade Saturday

The City of Jonesboro hosted its 20th Annual Christmas Parade Saturday.

White responsibility for racial reconciliation

In a lot of ways, this is a hard column to write because it’s difficult, if not impossible, for people regardless of their race, gender, socio-economic status, political or religious affiliation to see beyond the lens of their own worldview.

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NAACP to grant Presidential Freedom Award to inmate

NAACP officials announced Saturday that disgraced former Clayton County Senior Services Director Mary Byrd will be this year’s Presidential Freedom Award honoree.

Clayton County restaurant inspection scores for the week of Dec. 8

There were 13 restaurants evaluated in Clayton County from Dec. 1-5.

NAACP to help explain Gillem pollution issues

The NAACP will help to lead an informational forum for any residents concerned about pollution in the Gillem area.

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