Clayton County Lifestyles

Stories focusing on interesting people and places in Clayton County


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Three Lake City employees recognized for 20 years of service

The employees of Lake City just don’t seem to want to leave Lake City.

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Civil War re-enactors bring history to life for Battle of Atlanta 150th Anniversary | PHOTOS | VIDEO

More than 1,500 Civil War re-enactors descended upon Hampton and Lovejoy for the annual Battle of Atlanta 150th Anniversary weekend at Nash Farm Battlefield.

'Maze Runner' streaks out to No. 1 at box office

'A Walk Amoing the Tombstones' ends up in second place

"Maze Runner" pulls in $32.5 million in U.S. and Canadian box offices.

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Newspapers announce winners of annual coloring contest

Alexis Perkey, 12, and John Guiller, 7, weren’t clowning around when they completed the Clayton News Daily and Henry Daily Herald’s coloring contest Sept. 12.

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Women on the Move Summit inspires women to move forward

This was the Women on the Move Summit — a forum put on by Kim McNair Productions and Wells Fargo intended to inspire and inform local business women.

Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy’s timeline

A timeline of Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy’s life.

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Truett Cathy lives on through the people he touched

I met Truett Cathy at a Rotary Club meeting where I received a certificate for my high school leadership achievements. Little did I know the impact that meeting would have on my life.

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Remembering Georgia legend Truett Cathy

Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy has been praised for many reasons since his death was announced more than a week ago.

Truett Cathy changed my life at 12 — Matthew McCord

A millionaire named Truett Cathy took a call from a boy, and it changed my life.

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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.

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U2 releases new album for free on iTunes

Apple is giving away U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence," for free on its iTunes store through Oct. 13.

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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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'Guardians of the Galaxy' dominates weak box office

The Marvel misfits are nearing $300 million at domestic theaters

“Guardians of the Galaxy” has been No. 1 with ticket buyers for four of the six weeks it has been showing.

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Comedian Joan Rivers dies at age 81 | PHOTOS

Joan Rivers has died at the age of 81, her daughter said in a statement. She had been in a New York hospital recovering from complications during a recent surgery.

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Clayton County Board of Commission members honor Forest Park track star Bria Matthews

Commissioner Sonna Gregory recognized Forest Park High School athlete Bria Matthews on behalf of the board of commission Tuesday for her outstanding achievement in both sports and academics.