Clayton County Lifestyles

Subscribe

Clayton County Board of Health, others to host ‘Safety Palooza’ Saturday

In honor of Safe Kids Month and Safe Kids Day, the Clayton County Board of Health is teaming up with AMERIGROUP Community Care, the Morrow Fire Department and Safe Kids Clayton for “Safety Palooza” Saturday.

Deal signs Opportunity School District, education reform into law

Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Tuesday that would implement an Opportunity School District to turn around failing schools.

Tease photo

Clayton State University hosts third annual Arbor Day celebration

Clayton State University hosted its Third Annual Arbor Day Celebration Tuesday, calling the event “Trees Made Real…” — a take on the institution’s “Dreams Made Real” mantra.

Tease photo

Motorama draws thousands of car lovers to Atlanta Motor Speedway

Stormy weather didn’t keep thousands of car lovers from attending the Summit Racing Equipment’s Motorama at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend.

Tease photo

City, county celebrating what the area has to offer

Clayton’s county seat is celebrating Georgia Cities Week with a “Destination Downtown” theme.

Tease photo

Speedway Children’s Charities planning drive-in movie fundraiser

Speedway Children’s Charities is bringing a vintage flair to its fundraising efforts this summer with a drive-in movie event.

Officials announce qualifying candidates for District 9 BOE seat

The Clayton County Board of Elections recently reported the names of qualified candidates to fill the school board’s District 9 seat.

Tease photo

Clayton State, Forest Park Dwarf House host Robotics Bowl

Exhibition kicks off summer STEM program

Students sat quietly in their booths, working frantically re-programming and re-testing their robots between the intermittent cheers from a crowd watching the match at the front of the restaurant.

Tease photo

Rotary announces ‘Laws of Life’ essay winners

Demonta Barrino’s eyes glided over the words as his read softly over the podium, voicing his feelings of loss and newfound perspective.

Transition fair, registration set for rising kindergartners

School Notebook 4-18-15

Clayton County Public Schools will host its pre-k-to-kindergarten transition fair Saturday.

Tease photo

Advocacy center in Hampton gets financial boost from state

State Rep. Andy Welch (R-McDonough) has announced that the fiscal year 2016 state budget will include $10,000 in additional grant funds for Southern Crescent Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center in Hampton

Tease photo

Regional advocacy center in Hampton gets financial boost from state

State Rep. Andy Welch (R-McDonough) has announced that the fiscal year 2016 state budget will include $10,000 in additional grant funds for Southern Crescent Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center in Hampton

Tease photo

Spring is a good time to clean, de-clutter your home space

With a renewed energy brought on by warm weather, chirping birds and the birth of spring, many have cast open drawn curtains to let in the light.

Tease photo

Clayton County celebrates STAR students, STAR teachers

Forest Park High’s Bria Matthews named Clayton County’s 2015 STAR Student

Members of the school board joined the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club of Clayton County in recognizing this year’s STAR students and STAR teachers at Monday’s board meeting.

Tease photo

Du Bois Integrity Academy first day set Aug. 10

Officials set calendar for state charter school

Clayton County’s latest educational alternative is beginning to materialize.