Clayton County Lifestyles


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Senior field trips offer social time (WITH PHOTO GALLERY)

Field trips like the one to Noah’s Ark provide senior citizens an opportunity to learn new things, to socialize, and to improve their health and well-being.

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Mickey Rooney, America's boy next door, dies at age 93

Mickey Rooney's best known role was that of Andy Hardy

The TMZ celebrity website reported late Sunday night that 93-year-old actor Mockey Rooney had died.

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George Strait wins Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year (Photo Galleries)

Leesburg native Luke Bryan, the reigning Entertainer of the Year, gets shut out this year

Jason Aldean is the ACM Male Vocalist of the Year, with Miranda Lambert taking the Female Vocalist of the Year Award.

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BOC issues proclamations to cancer survivors, students and school officials

Clayton County commission Vice-Chairwoman Shana Rooks, third from left, presents a proclamation to 6-year old Hailey Bankhead, who is fighting to raise awareness of childhood cancers through her family’s nonprofit group, the Hailey Bankhead Foundation. Bankhead was diagnosed with Stage 4 Wilm’s Cancer in January 2013. The foundation will partner with the Clayton County Police Department to host its second annual 5K run and walk Saturday at 10:15 a.m. at the Gerald Matthews Sports Complex, 1935 McDonough Road in Lovejoy. Anyone interested in participating in the event can register online at (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

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Wild Azalea Festival blossoms again Saturday

The Fifth Annual Wild Azalea Festival will be held Saturday at the William H. Reynolds Memorial Nature Preserve.

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Hampton kicks Spring weekend off with a bang

HAMPTON — As Spring pushes the Winter blues to the curb, Hampton kicks off the season off with it’s Yellow Pollen Festival and Bacon Chase 5K.

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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Good Shepherd Clinic recognizes ‘pillars’ of Clayton County community

Good Shepherd Clinic recognizes leaders in Clayton County

Five “pillars” of Clayton County were recognized Thursday for their contributions to the community.

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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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Rotary Club Spring Sprint set for Saturday

The Lake Spivey Rotary Club has gotten on its mark, it’s gotten set and it’s ready to go.

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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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'An emotional connection': Stately Oaks receives National Register of Historic Places plaque

Stately Oaks receives National Register of Historic Places plaque

After 42 years on the National Register of Historic Places, Stately Oaks Plantation finally has something to show for it.