Clayton County Lifestyles


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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.

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Justin Bieber charged with assault, dangerous driving in Canada

Pop star Justin Bieber was charged with assault and dangerous driving over the weekend after an incident near the small Canadian town where he grew up.

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Vial of Life to help Morrow Fire Department save lives

Morrow’s fire department has begun a project that could save the lives of residents unable to speak for themselves.

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Forest Park family needs help

Forest Park Councilwoman Latresa Akins is asking residents to help two little girls in need.

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Three students receive Classie Mae Turner Scholarship

They are being raised by their grandparents

Deja Williams was the grand-prize winner of the Classie Mae Turner Scholarship — a scholarship Clayton County Board of Commissioners Chairman Jeff Turner awards to a promising student being raised by his or her grandparents.

Dragon*Con 2014 expected to draw record crowds

A record number of gamers, cosplayers, comic book readers and pop culture fans are expected to pour into downtown Atlanta this Labor Day weekend for the 28th consecutive year of Dragon Con.

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Forest Park council member, mayor takes ALS ice bucket challenge

Forest Park Councilman Tommy Smith recently dumped cold water on his head before challenging every Clayton County officials to do the same.